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It occurs to me that the original fight against abuse of children was done through the laws prohibiting cruelty to animals -- children are, techniclly animals. Perhaps a different venue might yield some results?? I'm just trying to brainstorm here... If an article could be submitted by a distinguished medical person to the AMA Journal, The Lancet, the Harvard medical school publication, etc., to the effect that this neglect of Iraqi children is a form of epidemic child abuse, which I would surely guess has been covered on those sort of medical journals -- perhaps it could be published and gain the attention of doctors, who may well then be moved to intervene. Even perhaps the US Surgeon General would be motivated. In a similar vein, organizations dedicated to stopping child abuse might be a venue to pursue this issue. An analysis of morbidity and death rates might be of interest to Scientific American, Science, Nature, or anthropological journal. Perhaps a mathematician could be found to write on the statistical analysis and predictive probabilities of deaths for a math journal -- to be read by mathematicians, and who might be concerned with the humanity behind the numbers. Essentially, getting a powerful group involved, through a "back door" besides the ones we would ordinarily think of, such as US/UK government, UN, or WHO. ________________________________________________________________ The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk