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white phosphorus raining down from Israeli shell on Gazans
white phosphorus raining down from Israeli shell on Gazans
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Judging by the photos, the aforementioned munitions look like incendiary weapons. The white burn marks on the concrete suggest that the munitions could be white phosphorus bombs, as numerous allegations of Russia use of that weapon have surfaced before. Nonetheless, it was impossible ... bombs
Use of white phosphorus as an anti-personnel weapon is forbidden under the Chemical Weapons Convention, which the U.S. has signed. .... continues to fund and support the Saudi military's three-year-old war crime in that country, providing weaponry (including cluster bombs), targeting intelligence, and ... bombs

Use of white phosphorus as an anti-personnel weapon is forbidden under the Chemical Weapons Convention, which the U.S. has signed. .... continues to fund and support the Saudi military's three-year-old war crime in that country, providing weaponry (including cluster bombs), targeting intelligence, and ... bombs
Use of white phosphorus as an anti-personnel weapon is forbidden under the Chemical Weapons Convention, which the United States has signed. .... to fund and support the Saudi military's three-year-old war crime in that country, providing weaponry (including cluster bombs), targeting intelligence, and ... bombs
... while U.S. bombs continue to fall on seven countries (give-or-take a few, Yemen and Syria included). We are outraged when the Assad regime uses chemical weapons against its own people or when Saudi-backed forces bomb a Yemeni wedding, yet conveniently forget our own use of white ... Iraq
Civilians were bombarded indiscriminately from the ground and the sky, in violation of international law. Shells and bombs penetrated religious centres, food distribution lines and even the government's own "no fire zones." The armed forces used banned chemical weapons, such as white phosphorus, ... Iraq

A picture taken early on March 23, 2018 shows what appear to be white phosphorus incendiaries landing during regime bombardment in Douma, one ... But bombs still fell on Friday on the most populous rebel-held area in Eastern Ghouta, the besieged city of Douma, from which thousands of people have ... Iraq
“We were one of the few companies that literally pushed commercial aviation toward white phosphorus for all the human factor reasons. But now the rest of the world has now from a production standpoint switched over to the white phosphorus. Most of the U.S. high-end military requirements are all white phosphorus.”. Iraq
First, thousands of airframes of all capacities for military and civil, fixed- and rotory-wing will fail to comply with the FAA's 2010 order requiring ADS-B equipage in most air corridors by .... “We were one of the few companies that literally pushed commercial aviation toward white phosphorus for all the human factor reasons. Iraq
Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East. Since 2015, Saudi Arabia has bombed the entire nation to pieces, starved its citizens via a blockade, caused a deadly cholera outbreak, and allegedly attacked innocent people by using illegal chemical weapons such as white phosphorus. The United ... Iraq
The use of chemical weapons had engendered, in Churchill's telling phrase, "a lively terror". ... During the first and second battles for the Iraqi city of Fallujah, in 2004, the use of white phosphorus explosives (first developed for anti-personnel purposes in World War I) inflicted hideous burns on hundreds of ... Iraq
Due to the United States' use of depleted uranium and other chemical weapons like white phosphorus, Iraqis will continue to suffer from birth defects ... a status of forces agreement could not be reached with the Iraqi government, but he returned the U.S. military to Iraq under the auspices of fighting ISIS. Iraq
Noting that much blame for the rise in congenital birth defects in Fallujah had been directed at the United States' use of white phosphorus there, Fisk was ... Babil Cancer Centre in southern Iraq, who attributed escalating cancer rates since 2003 on the US military's use of depleted uranium (DU) weapons. Iraq
Washington D.C., Yesterday, March 7, besieged East Ghouta was subjected to a systematic and unprecedented aerial bombardment campaign using all kinds of internationally prohibited weapons such as napalm, white phosphorus, cluster bombs, and chlorine gas. Our staff the ground reported 93 ... Market
Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Attacks on Syrian health care facilities have spiked in recent weeks, the World Health Organization said Friday, mostly in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus, where the Syrian government has been carrying out a ground and air assault since last month. Market
A further allegation, supported by BBC pictures, is that coalition forces prevented the distribution of aid supplies to civilians. The Washington Post, The Guardian and The Independent reported on the use of white phosphorus as a chemical weapon against the enemy in Fallujah. (The Chemical Weapons ... Market

Due to the U.S. use of depleted uranium and other chemical weapons like white phosphorus, Iraqis will continue to suffer from birth defects and other ... a status of forces agreement could not be reached with the Iraqi government, but he returned the U.S. military to Iraq under the auspices of fighting ISIS. Market
There, Weizman formulates answers to the question by summarizing an array of projects ranging from an analysis of violent urban displacement in Belgrade to the illegal use and subsequent cover-up of “white phosphorus” chemical weapons by the IDF in Gaza. Each specific example serves to illustrate ... Market
That intervention has given Russia and Iran dominance in the country as the regime moves toward a military victory after nearly seven long years of fighting. ... last April, the Trump administration conducted airstrikes, hitting the Syrian airbase where Assad's jets armed with chemical weapons had taken off. Market
“Russian” warplanes also launched several rockets and bombs containing white phosphorus munitions over the towns of a-Shafouniya and ... ground forces launched a major ground assault on rebel frontlines in East Ghouta in the early morning hours of Sunday, two rebel military spokesman told Syria ... Market
In a 105-word amendment, MEPs decided to specifically bar projects related to weapons of mass destruction from eligibility for EU funding, as well as fully autonomous ... However, there is no global agreement if white phosphorus munition always counts as an incendiary weapon under the convention. Market
The United States also admitted using chemical weapons, including white phosphorus, napalm and depleted uranium weapons. ... It is submitted that this is precisely describes the actions of the Australian government and its officials, including military personnel, in the conduct of the Iraq War in general, ... Market
... including production, demilitarization, transportation and storage. Photos by Hayley Smith, of DVIDS a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media and the United States military serving worldwide under the operational control of the Defense ... Market
The white phosphorus is then chemically converted to phosphoric acid via an environmentally-friendly process here at Crane Army before being sold for ... 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media and the United States military serving worldwide under the ... Market
The U.S.-led coalition has dropped a white phosphorus bomb over Deir Ezzo, Syria — killing three civilians and injuring five — according to state news agency, ... Under Protocol III of the 1980 Convention on Conventional Weapons white phosphorous is banned for nations to use during air attacks in areas ... Market
A woman in Germany narrowly avoided injury after she picked up a shiny object on a beach she believed to be amber, but which turned out to be part of a Second World War bomb that later burst into flames. The 41-year-old was out walking on the banks of the Elbe river near Hamburg when she plucked ... Market
From the outset, Zionism — the ideology underpinning Israel — held terrorism to be one of its indispensable weapons for the achievement of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Innocent Palestinian civilians were massacred by the score, and British Mandate officials were also targeted. David Ben-Gurion ... Market
This terrible destruction, amounting to the physical liquidation of a great city, was mainly carried out by American bombs, missiles and artillery and the use by the American army of white phosphorus, a weapon that is internationally forbidden for use in populated areas. All these add up to serious US war ... Market
“Russian” warplanes also launched several rockets and bombs containing white phosphorus munitions over the towns of a-Shafouniya and ... ground forces launched a major ground assault on rebel frontlines in East Ghouta in the early morning hours of Sunday, two rebel military spokesman told Syria ... Market
In a 105-word amendment, MEPs decided to specifically bar projects related to weapons of mass destruction from eligibility for EU funding, as well as fully autonomous ... However, there is no global agreement if white phosphorus munition always counts as an incendiary weapon under the convention. Market
The United States also admitted using chemical weapons, including white phosphorus, napalm and depleted uranium weapons. ... It is submitted that this is precisely describes the actions of the Australian government and its officials, including military personnel, in the conduct of the Iraq War in general, ... Market
... including production, demilitarization, transportation and storage. Photos by Hayley Smith, of DVIDS a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media and the United States military serving worldwide under the operational control of the Defense ... Market
Biological weapons had been used by the German Army in World War I to contaminate livestock, animal feed and humans. Given the horrific effects, this weaponry was widely condemned. However, the U.S. and Japan refused to sign treaties prohibiting this type of warfare. The Japanese military conducted ... Market
The U.S. is also alleged to have used white phosphorus in Syria; the use of white phosphorus in populated areas is a violation of international law. Ret. ... Trump's use of military force appears to function more an extension of his ego than deliberate strategy, just like replacing E Pluribus Unum with Make ... Market
The contamination and subsequent health-care crisis on Vieques are the result of more than six decades of military bombing. ... These munitions included dangerous chemicals and substances like arsenic, lead, mercury, cadmium, white phosphorus, napalm, Agent Orange, and depleted uranium. Market
They are the military's elite - highly trained badasses armed with bullets and brains in equal measure". ... White phosphorus aside, the US Special Operations forces have been implicated in other carnage, as well - including by assisting in the coordination of air attacks in various conflict zones. In the battle ... Market
White Phosphorus Market Report offers a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Europe White Phosphorus industry along with competitive landscape, Market share and revenue forecasts 2022. This report is a valuable source of guidance for companies and individuals offering Industry ... Market
Albany, NY — 01/04/2018 — A new research report by Transparency Market Research offers a comprehensive evaluation of the global White Phosphorous Market. The study, titled “White Phosphorous Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 – 2026”, is available ... Market
Tear gas is a chemical weapon that is supposed to cause temporary pain, and thus authorities that use it claim it as an effective tool against civil disobedience. Yet, this ... weapons. In the 2008-2009 assault on Gaza, Israel extensively and repeatedly used white phosphorus in densely residential areas. Market
Sources report that Indian Army is emulating Israeli tactics by using white phosphorus bombs to destroy houses of Kashmiris suspected of harboring ... the real details of the 2009 United Nations (UN) fact-finding report which disclosed as to how Israel's military used chemical weapons against Palestinians. Market
Since white phosphorous spontaneously ignites, it is used by the military as an incendiary agent in weapons. It is employed as an igniter in a ... As an incendiary weapon, white phosphorus burns fiercely and can ignite clothes, fuels, ammunitions, and other combustibles. White phosphorous, the first form of ... Market
INDIA'S persistent use of chemical weapons to annihilate the Muslim inhabitants of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) is assuming alarming proportions. ... Both Pakistan and India are signatories to the Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC), which came into force in 1997 and has been signed by 192 states. Market
The U.S.-led coalition has dropped a white phosphorus bomb over Deir Ezzo, Syria — killing three civilians and injuring five — according to state news agency, ... Under Protocol III of the 1980 Convention on Conventional Weapons white phosphorous is banned for nations to use during air attacks in areas ... Market
On August 5th, a German woman accidentally set her coat on fire with decades-old white phosphorus. ... Incendiary bombs were regularly dropped by the Allies against Axis cities like Hamburg, Dresden, and Tokyo. Near the end of the war, these bombs used white phosphorous as an igniter. Hamburg was ... Market
The highly flammable material found on the banks of the Elbe river in the incident was part of an unexploded white phosphorus bomb left over from the Second World War. Most of the .... Unexploded bombs left over from the war are frequently discovered in Germany, nearly 75 years later. The scare along ... Market
This CAS 12185-10-3 – White phosphorus Chemical World Consumption Report provides data on the net consumption of White phosphorus in each of the countries listed. The substance covered (White phosphorus) are classified by the Chemical Registry, EC, EU, CAS, or other coding system. In addition ... Market
“No matter how white phosphorus is used, it poses a high risk of horrific and long-lasting harm in crowded cities like Raqqa and Mosul and any other areas with concentrations of civilians,” said Steve Goose, arms director at Human Rights Watch. “US-led forces should take all feasible precautions to ... Market
U.S. Army Colonel Ryan Dillon told the Washington Post that the U.S. military only uses white phosphorus in “accordance with the law of armed conflict” – for example “for screening, obscuring and marking in a way that fully considers the possible incidental effects on civilians and civilian structures.”. Market
It is not illegal under international law for militaries to possess and use white phosphorus, and the United States' and other Western militaries say they use it mainly to create smoke screens to hide troop movements. But it can also be used as an incendiary weapon, setting very hot fires. And like thermite and ... Market


 

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