In Iraq already used uranium weapons are destroying the population.
Gent – On Friday 25 of June, between 17 and 18 o’clock the NGO For Mother Earth will mark out a “radioactive toxic zone” at the entrance to the railway station of Gent.
In this dangerous zone some body bags of deceased children and babies will be lying on the ground, accompanied with their photographs taken when they suffered of the ill health caused by the use of munitions containing depleted uranium during the Gulf War of 1991.
People clothed in white protection suits will be handing over flyers to the train catchers. The purpose of this action is to make the public aware of the ongoing massmurders in Iraq. For depleted uranium has a radioactive half-life of 4.5 billion years. Exposure in the human body to dust particles of depleted uranium causes diseases such as leukaemia, cancers, and severe damage to the kidneys and genetic mutations. Today uranium weapons are sold on the world marketplace. More then 18 countries possess them. (For photographs, go to: http://www.web-light.nl/VISIE/extremedeformities.html) Information also on www.motherearth.org/du
People will be asked to sign a petition, demanding for a ban on uranium weapons. For Mother Earth encourages everyone to resist the international policy that maintains this genocide. People wanting to respond to this issue could choose consciously not to buy anymore the produce of companies, which sponsored the election campaign of George W Bush.
An international network of NGO’s covering forty calls for an aimed boycott of six American companies:
McDonalds (640,000 $)
Coca Cola (860,000 $)
Pepsico (1,940,000 $)
Texaco-Chevron (2,200,000 $)
Exxon-Mobil (Esso, 2,470,000 $)
Altria (Philip Morris/Kraft, 6,350,000 $)
At the info-table you can get Dollar-shopping lists.
The UN-Resolution 1546, passed in the UN-Security Council, gave the United States the legitimisation to go to war and to occupy and loot Iraq. The majority of the Iraqis want the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the foreign troops deployed in Iraq. Only by doing this there will be real sovereignty. The BoycottBush campaign calls for participation to a direct action the 30th of June (‘transfer of power’) at the US-Embassy in Brussels.
More information on the International Boycott Bush campaign you can find at www.boycottbush.org
At this moment in time For Mother Earth is urgently looking for financial support. The money you do not spend on American products can be transferred to the FME-banking account, number 001-2055174-14.
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