Middle East

Health Workers Under Fire - letter to Australia Foreign Minister from MAPW President Dr Margaret Beavis

The Hon Julie Bishop MP

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Parliament House, Canberra

30th November, 2016

 

Dear Minister,

Poor sick Iraq: Peter Wigg - 2014

A discussion of what we shoulld now do for the sick country of Iraq, as if it was our patient.

Parliament denied a role in our most important decision, says campaign group

 Parliament denied a role in our most important decision, says Campaign for an Iraq War Inquiry group

Syria: MAPW letter to PM, June 2013

Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 8

"Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan" is No 8 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. The fact sheet discusses documented health effects of the war in Afghanistan on Australian military and on veterans, including deaths, injuries, long-term health effects, and psychological effects.

Australian veterans' health: Gulf War - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 6

"Australian veterans' health: Gulf War" is No 6 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. The fact sheet discusses documented effects of the Gulf War (or first Iraq War) including chronic fatigue and high levels of psychological disorders including  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It also discusses the debate and evidence on Gulf War Syndrome. 

Iraq ten years on: How highly did the children rate

From the IPAN forum held in Melbourne19 march 2013 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, this is the presentation given by MAPW President Dr Jenny Grounds.

"Price of Iraq War too great to repeat": Dr Sue Wareham in Canberra Times

MAPW Vice-President Dr Sue Wareham questions the ethics and legality of the Iraq war in an opinion piece published  by the Canberra Times.

Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: MAPW, 2013

The Strange Difficulty of Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: a paper written by psychiatrist Dr Peter Wigg in early 2013 discussing the international weapons trade in the light of his recent experiences caring for victims of war in the Middle East, and describing negotiations at the UN to establish the first ever international treaty controlling the trade in arms.

Let's talk about Iraq

Dr Sue Wareham, MAPW Vice-President, argues in today's Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers that the 10th anniversary of the massive anti-war demonstrations around Australia and across the world, is a fitting occasion for an inquiry into Australia's participation in the Iraq war.

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