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10 years later, U.S. veterans and Iraqis demand the Right to Heal

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Marking the 10th anniversary of the “Shock and Awe” invasion of Iraq, U.S. Veterans, Iraqi human rights organizations and their allies launched the Right to Heal initiative today in front of the White House. Speakers, which included both U.S. veterans and Iraqis, focused on the rights of everyone on all sides of this conflict, especially [...]

NOBODY’S RECRUITS: “YOU HAVE TO BE FEARFUL OF YOUR FELLOW SOLDIERS”

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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Kelly Dougherty of Iraq Veterans Against the War testifies in "Before You Enlist" (view the film online here): "When you're a woman, specifically in a combat zone, not only do you have to be afraid of the supposed insurgents and the enemies and the Iraqis, but then you also come back to the base and then there you have to be fearful of your fellow soldiers."

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