Deadly radiation ignored in IraqBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7405.11-b (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:11
- Peter Moszynski
Villages surrounding Iraq's nuclear complex, Tuwaitha, just south of Baghdad, are contaminated with “deadly radiation” yet remain off limits to international inspectors, claims Greenpeace.
“The occupying forces have so far refused to allow the United Nations' nuclear experts, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), to carry out proper documentation and decontamination in Iraq,” said a Greenpeace spokesperson. “The US authorities in Baghdad have insisted on retaining responsibility …