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International Conference The MARIAM APPEAL cordially invites you to attend a Roundtable Conference on The Cancer Epidemic in Iraq and Its Possible Link to the Allied Use of Depleted Uranium Weapons. The Conference will be held on Friday 30th July 1999 in the Whitehall Suite, 1Whitehall Place, London SW1 from 10am until 4pm. There has been a ten fold increase in the number of cancer cases in Iraq since 1991 as well as a huge increase in the number of children born afflicted with congenital deformities. For example there has been a 300% increase in the number of children born with the condition of hare-lip and cleft palate. It is acknowledged that Allied Forces during Operation Desert Storm fired almost 1 million rounds of uranium tipped bullets and shells. It is a working hypothesis of the conference that there may be a link between these weapons and these illnesses and furthermore that the so-called Gulf War Syndrome may also be connected. International and national speakers of renown, including cancer specialists from Iraq will present papers and make contributions to the discussions at the conference. Documents will be circulated to participants prior to the conference and an edited public record of the discussion will be published. If you wish to attend or be represented at this very important event please contact the conference organiser Heather Cannon at the address below. Interest is likely to be significant so the earliest possible registration is advised. Yours sincerely, George Galloway MP Chairman of the MARIAM APPEAL REGISTRATION FORM Please complete and return together with your fee: NAME: ______________________________________ ADDRESS: ______________________________________ ______________________________________ POSTCODE: ______________________________________ TELEPHONE: _______________ FAX: _______________________ FEE (£10 per head) ________________________ The MARIAM APPEAL is solely dependent upon donations to cover the costs of all its events. If you would like to help the Mariam Appeal continue to make these issues known to a wider public then please send your donations to the address below. Many thanks. Heather Cannon The MARIAM APPEAL, 1 Northumberland Avenue, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5BW e-mail: email@example.com -- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To be removed/added, email firstname.lastname@example.org, NOT the whole list. Please do not sent emails with attached files to the list *** Archived at http://linux.clare.cam.ac.uk/~saw27/casi/discuss.html ***