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Re: [casi] Letter to my MP

> Im an Iraqi and im very upset by your letter because it shows that
you dont really know what the majority of Iraqis in Iraq and outside
who are not Bath's want. we as Iraqis are in a situation where our
houses are on fire and do not care who puts out that fire !!!!!!!!
we are desperate people and in need of help from the international
community to join forces with the Iraqis and help them  rid of Saddam.
leaving Saddam in power will only lead to the death of many more Iraqis.
In Iraq there is an every day war which is with Saddam. He kills them
and opresses them and whenever feels threatened will launch an attack
on his people.
what people must understand is that the people of Iraq have suffered
far too long from Saddam and this external military intervention may be
the only possible hope they have to get rid of Saddam. people in Iraq
want this war to happen because they see that they have nothing to
obviously no one wants to see their counrty bombed and its people
killed but isnt that happening every day in Iraq.
as for the rest of the muslims who have yet  not realised  whats going
on in Iraq and dont realise the suffereing of the Iraqi people and that
Iraqis dont want Saddam and are desperate people who are in need of
just a question, you oppose the war and probably any external
intervention but what do you think you can do to save the Iraqi people
as they are dying everyday due to the existance of Saddam.

> Siobhan McDonagh, MP
> House of Commons
> London SW1A 0LW
> Dear Ms McDonagh
> Possible war with Iraq
> I am writing to you as my MP to express my opposition to, and deep
> concerns over, the likely war with Iraq.  Here are my reasons:
> This war would be immoral and dangerous.  If there is a war, Muslims
> around the world will believe that the US and the UK are against
Islam -
> not only because a Muslim country is being attacked and innocent
> killed, but also because Israel both has weapons of mass destruction
> flouts UN resolutions, yet no action is taken.
> The humanitarian cost would be enormous.  Save the Children, who have
> long worked in Iraq, predict that a war there will lead to a
> "humanitarian disaster". Many thousands of innocent Iraqis suffered
> died in the last Gulf War, and in the years of bombing and economic
> sanctions since then.
> I would become personally involved.  My husband is a Muslim from North
> Africa, so if we go to war with Iraq, I effectively become an enemy of
> my husband's people.  Can you guarantee that this will not happen?  He
> is also a British citizen - where do you expect his loyalties to lie?
> There is no justification for killing innocent civilians to protect
> own self-interests.  Since knowing my husband, I have come to realise
> how selfish our Western life-style and many of our values look from
> perspective of ordinary Muslims around the world and I am ashamed of
> arrogance and greed.  It may be simplistic to believe that this war is
> about oil, strategic power and the control of resources, but this is
> it looks and what is widely believed.
> For the sake of the Iraqi people, and of my husband and his family, I
> urge you to speak out against the war and to urge Tony Blair and Jack
> Straw to pursue peaceful means of promoting peace in the Middle East.
> I welcome your reply.
> Yours sincerely,
> Cathy Aitchison
> 85 Love Lane, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3AW
> Tel: 020 8685 9928
> Email:
> --
> Cathy Aitchison
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