"100,000 Iraqi Civilian Deaths: A Story of Media Spin"
A discussion with Dr. Les Roberts
Thursday, March 23, 7 pm
Westcott Community Center (826 Euclid Ave., Syracuse)
Dr. Les Roberts' study estimating that more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq was cited by Project Censored as the second most under-reported story of 2005. The story received very little press coverage in the US, but much more in both Canada and Europe.
Les has studied mortality caused by war since 1992, having done surveys in Bosnia, Congo, and Rwanda. He has worked as an epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and for the World Health Organization in Rwanda during their civil war. He has worked in more than 30 countries, including five war zones, as a Public Health Service Officer for the U.S. Government and is currently a Research Associate and Lecturer at Johns Hopkins.
Please join us.
For more information: Carol Baum, 472-5478 firstname.lastname@example.org"
Monday, March 20, 2006
I got the following message in the mail this morning from the Cayuga Coalition for Peace - centered over in Auburn. It seems that the Syracuse Peace Council is involved in the effort as well.