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Iraqi Holocaust & Iraqi Genocide (1990-2011).

This site is dedicated to informing people about the US Alliance-imposed Iraqi Holocaust and Iraqi Genocide that as of December 2011 was associated with post-1990 and post-2003 violent deaths and non-violent avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation  totalling  4.6 million and 2.7 million, respectively, and refugees totalling 5-6 million – an Iraqi Holocaust (noting that a holocaust involves the deaths of a huge number of people) and an Iraqi Genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention (see: http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/genocide/convention.html ) which states: “In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: a) Killing members of the group; b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.” The UK, the  US and their allies have been variously killing Iraqis since 1914 - there have been 9 million Iraqi deaths from Western violence or Western-imposed deprivation since 1914.


A new book “US-imposed Post-9-11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide” by Gideon Polya (Korsgaard Publishing, 2020) quantitatively exposes atrocities including the Iraqi Holocaust and Iraqi Genocide (Chapters 7 and 11), other colonial atrocities,  the 21st century  Muslim Holocaust and  the worsening Climate Genocide: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=US-imposed+Post-9-11+Muslim+Holocaust+%26+Muslim+Genocide&ref=nb_sb_noss and “Report Genocide”: https://sites.google.com/site/reportgenocide/ .

History ignored yields history repeated,  holocaust ignored yields holocaust repeated, and genocide ignored yields genocide repeated, noting that “holocaust”  refers to a huge number of deaths, and that “genocide” is defined by the UN Genocide Convention as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group”.  Yet so many holocausts and genocides are ignored. Thus in 1942-1945 the British with Australian complicity deliberately starved 6-7 million Indians to death in Bengal and in adjacent Indian provinces for strategic reasons. However the WW2 Bengali Holocaust,  the first WW2 atrocity to have been described as a “holocaust” and contemporaneous with the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million Jews killed by violence or imposed deprivation), has been largely  removed from public perception, as have been many other man-made mass mortality atrocities. This lying by omission is far, far worse than repugnant lying by commission because the latter at least permits refutation and discussion. Indeed for the same reason genocide ignoring and holocaust  ignoring are far, far worse than repugnant genocide denial and holocaust denial.  Of course war is the penultimate in racism and genocidal war is the ultimate in racism.

 In the main this book addresses the question of  how many people have died in the US-imposed post-9-11 Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide (the post-9-11 US War on Terror), and the short answer is “Lots”.  The ghastly 21st century reality is that an estimated 32 million Muslims have died from violence, 5 million, or through avoidable death from imposed deprivation, 27 million, in 20 countries invaded by the US Alliance  since the US Government’s 9-11 false flag atrocity  (3,000 killed)  that numerous science, architecture, engineering, aviation, military  and intelligence experts conclude was  perpetrated by the US Government itself. However it gets much, much worse because holocaust ignored yields holocaust repeated.  The large-scale active and passive killing continues. Indeed each year 15 million people die avoidably from deprivation in an ongoing Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust on Spaceship Earth with endlessly greedy, neoliberal One Percenters in charge of the flight deck.  

Humanity and the Biosphere are existentially threatened by nuclear weapons and man-made climate change, this leading the brilliant  Professor Stephen Hawking to state: “We see great peril if governments and societies do not take action now to render nuclear weapons obsolete and to prevent further climate change”. However continuing ignoring and inaction means a worsening Climate Genocide in which 10 billion people will die en route to a sustainable human population of  only 0.5-1.0 billion by 2100.  Truth and love can yet save Humanity and the Biosphere but we are rapidly running out of time. We must act by informing others and opposing those whose murderous greed,  racism and violence  would destroy our world. Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity.

 “US-Imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide” is a monument to free speech in a time of cowardice and widespread censorship. This book delivers a profound message from a scientist  to fellow  humanitarians across the globe: “Silence kills and silence is complicity”. With silence from government, academia, and mainstream media, read this book if you want to understand the disastrous consequences of the “War on Terror” and “Climate denial.”

Foreword by S. Korsgaard: Accountability and Freedom of Press……v

Foreword by K. Barrett: Holocaust Studies Revised..….……………..xxi

Introduction to US-Imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide by G. Polya…xxvii

Chapter 1: Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust…..………..…….....1

Chapter 2: Mainstream media fake news through lying by omission...15

Chapter 3: “Forgotten” WW2 Bengali Holocaust (1942-1945)……....23

Chapter 4: American Empire (1776-)………………………………....37

Chapter 5: US state terrorism & 9-11 (2001-)………………………...49

Chapter 6: Afghan Holocaust & Afghan Genocide (2001-)…………..61

Chapter 7: Iraqi Holocaust & Iraqi Genocide (1990-2011)…………...73

Chapter 8: Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide (2001-)………….85

Chapter 9: Libyan Genocide (2011-)…………………………………107

Chapter 10: Iranian Holocaust & Iranian Genocide (1978-)…………120

Chapter 11: Iraqi Genocide resumed (2012-)………………………...139

Chapter 12: Syrian Holocaust & Syrian Genocide (2012-)…………..153

Chapter 13: Somali Holocaust & Somali Genocide (1992-)…………187

Chapter 14: Yemeni Genocide (2015-)……………………………….199

Chapter 15: Opiate Holocaust (2001-)…………………………….….215

Chapter 16: Palestinian Genocide (1916-)……………………………231

Chapter 17: Indian Avoidable Mortality Holocaust (1757-)…………257

Chapter 18: Rohingya Genocide (2016-)………………………….….269

Chapter 19: Air pollution deaths…………………………………..….287

 Chapter 20: American Holocaust…………………………………..…301

Chapter 21: Climate Genocide & War on Terra……………………...315

Chapter 22: War on Truth……………………………………….........333

Epilogue…………………………………………………………........351


For numerous articles on this continuing tragedy see “Iraqi Genocide  Iraqi Holocaust articles by Gideon Polya”, 2004- : https://sites.google.com/site/drgideonpolya/iraqi-genocide-iraqi-holocaust .

Iraqi history 1900-2011.

The following is taken from Gideon Polya, “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950”, G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 2007:  http://globalbodycount.blogspot.com/  [updating additions are in dquare brackets]. In the 19th century and pre-WW1, Turkish provinces of Mosul, Baghdad and Basra; 1914-1918, WW1, dismemberment of the Turkish Empire; British invasion in 1914; 1920, Arab revolt suppressed; Treaty of Sèvres made Iraq a British League of Nations Mandate;  1921, Kingdom under Faisal I; 1924, Iraq Assembly reluctantly agreed to British bases and British legislative veto; 1925, first oil concession; 1926, Iraqi government; 1930, 25-year alliance with Britain; 1932, British mandate terminated; Iraq joined League of Nations; 1933, Christian Assyrian revolt suppressed; Faisal I died; 1934, oil exports began; 1941, al-Gaylani ousted pro-British regent for infant Faisal II; defeated by the British; 1943, Iraq declared war on Axis countries; 1948, British demand for extension of the 1930 alliance was rejected by the Iraqi parliament; 1948, member of the Arab League; involved in Israel-Arab war; 1955, Iran, Turkey, Pakistan and Iraq formed pro-US Baghdad Pact; 1958, Kassem military coup, Faisal II killed; mid-1950s onwards, major Kurdish demands for autonomy; 1962, Kurds seized much of northern Iraq; 1963, coup dominated by socialist, pan-Arabist Ba’ath party; 1968, coup installed Bakr, followed by purges; 1979, accession of Saddam Hussein followed by purges; extremely repressive régime; 1980-1988, Iran-Iraq War; Western weapons and poison gas used by both sides; huge death toll; 1988, poison gas used on Kurdish Halabja; 1990, Iran-Iraq diplomatic relations; 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait; sanctions imposed; 1991, US-led Gulf War; deaths; hundreds of thousands of Iraqi refugees; Kurdish de facto independence protected by UK-US airpower; 1991, renewed threat to Kuwait; weapons inspection; 2001, 9/11 atrocity prompted US threats (1990-2003 excess mortality and under-5 infant mortality 1.7 million and 1.2 million, respectively; [0.2 million Gulf War violent deaths]); 2003, after extensive UK-US PR build-up involving major lies about Iraqi weapons, Iraq was invaded by US-led Coalition and occupied; no “weapons of mass destruction” found; continuing resistance; Sunnis excluded from Kurdish and Shi’ite dominated indigenous political process; massive death toll (2003-2006 post-invasion excess mortality and under-5 infant mortality 0.5 million and 0.4 million, respectively; post-1990 and post-2003 violent and non-violent avoidable deaths totalling  4.6 million and 2.7 million, respectively, and refugees totalling 5-6 million – an Iraqi Holocaust and an Iraqi Genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Geneva Convention).

Foreign occupation: Turkey, Britain (pre-1950); UK, US, Coalition countries (post-1950); post-1950 foreign military presence: UK, US, Coalition countries; post-1950 [1950-2005] excess mortality/2005 population = 5.283m/26.555m = 19.9%; post-1950 [1950-2005] under-5 infant mortality/2005 population = 3.446m/26.555m = 13.0%.

Assuming excess mortality of Iraqis under British rule or hegemony (1914- 1948) was the  same as for Indians under the British (interpolation from available data indicate Indian avoidable death rates  in “deaths per 1,000 of population per year”  of 37 (1757-1920), 35 (1920-1930), 30 (1930-1940) and 24 (1940-1950) (Gideon Polya, “Economist Mahima Khanna wins Cambridge Prize”, MWC News, 20 November 2011: http://mwcnews.net/focus/analysis/14978-economist-mahima-khanna.html ), one can estimate from Iraqi population data (“Iraq Population”: http://www.populstat.info/Asia/iraqc.htm ) that Iraqi avoidable  deaths from deprivation under British occupation and hegemony from 1914-1950 totalled about 4 million. Thus ignoring  Iraqi deaths associated with the US-backed Iraq-Iran War, but including 4.6 million Iraqi deaths  from Western violence or imposed deprivation in the period 1990-2011,  one can estimate about 9 million  Iraqi deaths from UK or US  violence or imposed deprivation in the century after the 1914 invasion of Iraq by Britain - an Iraqi Holocaust and an Iraqi Genocide. 

Violent deaths, non-violent avoidable deaths, infant deaths and refugees in Iraqi Holocaust & Iraqi Genocide (1990-2011).

As of 20 March  2011, the 8th anniversary of the illegal US, UK and Australian invasion of  Iraq on 20 March 2003,  excess deaths from the Iraq War since 2003 include 2.6 million violent and non-violent excess deaths of Indigenous Iraqis (4.6 million since 1990; see:

http://sites.google.com/site/iraqiholocaustiraqigenocide/9-january-2010

: “Iraqi Holocaust Iraqi Genocide”: http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq) and  post-2003 US Alliance deaths total 4,758 (see: http://icasualties.org/oif/ ).

According to the 2006 Revision UN Population Division data, medical literature data, and other authoritative sources, the Iraqi Holocaust in the Occupation period of  2003-2011 has been associated with 1.2 million post-invasion non-violent avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation; 1.5 million violent post-invasion deaths (see the eminent  US Just Foreign Policy:

 http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq ) ; and 0.8 million post-invasion under-5 infant deaths (90% avoidable and due to gross US Coalition violation of the Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War which demand that an Occupier supplies food and medical requisites to “the fullest extent of the means available to it.” In addition, avoidable deaths from imposed deprivation under Sanctions (1990-2003) totalled 1.7 million, violent deaths in the Gulf War totalled 0.2 million and under-5 infant deaths under Sanctions totalled 1.2 million (90% avoidable an due to US Alliance war crimes) . Iraqi refugees (both inside and outside Iraq) total 5-6 million.
 
The Iraqi Holocaust and Iraqi Genocide  (1990-2011) involves in total 1.7 million violent deaths, 2.9 million non-violent excess deaths, 4.6 million violent and non-violent excess deaths, 2.0 million under-5 infant  deaths, 1.8 million avoidable under-5 year old infant deaths and 5-6 million refugees – an Iraqi Genocide according to the UN Genocide Convention definition of “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group“(see: “Iraqi Holocaust Iraqi Genocide”:

http://sites.google.com/site/iraqiholocaustiraqigenocide/9-january-2010

;and "Just Foreign Policy, "Iraq deaths": http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq ).  The Iraqi Genocide - still continuing under Nobel Peace Laureate Obama who re-invaded Iraq in 2014  -  is of a similar magnitude to the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million killed, 1 in 6 dying from deprivation) (see: Gilbert, M. (1969), Jewish History Atlas (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London) and Gilbert, M. (1982), Atlas of the Holocaust (Michael Joseph, London)).and the WW2 Bengali Holocaust  in which Britain  with Australian complicity deliberately  starved  6-7 million India s to death in 1942-1845 for strategic reasons  (see

Gideon Polya, “ Australia and Britain killed 6-7 million Indians in WW2 Bengal Famine”, Countercurrents, 29 September, 2011: http://www.countercurrents.org/polya290911.htm and  

Gideon Polya, “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History. Colonial rapacity, holocaust denial and the crisis in biological sustainability”, G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 1998, 2008: http://janeaustenand.blogspot.com/2008/09/jane-austen-and-black-hole-of-british.html ). 

The recent US and US Puppet Iraqi Régime assertions, as reflected in 2008 Revision UN Population Division data, would have us believe that nearly 2 decades of Sanctions, Bombing, War and violent Occupation imposed on Iraq resulted in a steady decline in under-5 year old infant mortality, general death rate and avoidable death rate in Iraq - the US under Obama and the US Puppet Iraqi Régime are involved in horrendous Iraqi Holocaust commission, Iraqi Holocaust denial, Iraqi Genocide commission and Iraqi Genocide denial (see Gideon Polya, 9 January 2010 Formal Complaint by Dr Gideon Polya to the International Criminal Court (ICC) re US Alliance Palestinian, Iraqi, Afghan, Muslim, Aboriginal, Biofuel and Climate Genocides”: http://sites.google.com/site/iraqiholocaustiraqigenocide/9-january-2010 ). .

Since 1990 the  US Alliance has imposed  Iraqi Holocaust and an Iraqi Genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention (see  http://www.edwebproject.org/sideshow/genocide/convention.html ).

Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention states that “In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: a) Killing members of the group; b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.”

Horrendous global deaths from the US Alliance so-called War on Terror.

US president launched the so-called War on Terror in October 2001 by the invasion of Afghanistan a month after the 9-11 atrocity (3,000 people killed). The pathologically dishonest Bush Administration (see: http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/23/bush.iraq/  ) alleged that Osama bin Laden was responsible for the 9-11 atrocity but its “official version” of 9/11 had no Iraqis or Afghans involved in the atrocity and indeed the official FBI Most Wanted website does not accuse Osama bin Laden of involvement in 9/11: http://www.fbi.gov/wanted/topten/fugitives/laden.htm .

Further, the discovery of unexploded nano-thermite high explosive in all samples of World Trade Center dust examined by Professor Niels Harrit and colleagues (Chemistry Department, 9-Nobel-Laureate University of Copenhagen) (see Niels Harrit et al, “Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe”, The Open Chemical Physics Journal, Vol. 2, pp.7-31: http://www.bentham-open.org/pages/content.php?TOCPJ/2009/00000002/00000001/7TOCPJ.SGM ) clearly implicates the US Government itself in the 9-11 atrocity (most likely with surrogate Israeli involvement) (see: 9 January 2010 Formal Complaint by Dr Gideon Polya to the International Criminal Court (ICC) re US Alliance Palestinian, Iraqi, Afghan, Muslim, Aboriginal, Biofuel and Climate Genocides”: http://sites.google.com/site/iraqiholocaustiraqigenocide/9-january-2010 ).

While Muslim non-state terrorists are allegedly responsible for the deaths of 7,000 Western civilians in the last 40 years (this including 2,000 Israelis violently occupying Palestinian lands and ignoring the most probable  US and Israeli responsibility for the 3,000 people murdered on 9/11), the violent and non-violent excess deaths associated so far with the Bush wars (1990-2009) now total 9-11 million of which post-invasion violent and non-violemt excess deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan total 2.5 million and 4.5 million, respectively  (for a detailed accounting see “9-11 excuse for US global genocide. The real 9-11 atrocity: millions dead [9-11 million] in Bush wars [1990-2009]”:

A powerful example of Mainstream Lying by Omission  in relation to the Iraqi Holocaust (and the Muslim Holocaust in general)  is given by the Deafening Silence from Mainstream journalist, politician, academic and commentariat presstitutes in response to  the following Letter sent to thousands worldwide about the new book “US-imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide” by Gideon Polya (for a comprehensive list of this and other man-made famine, holocaust and genocide atrocities, together with deaths from violence and imposed deprivation and provided  in the Epilogue of this book,  see “Report Genocide”: https://sites.google.com/site/reportgenocide/list-of-holocausts-and-genocides ).

 

Dear … ,

 

New book: Climate Genocide & Muslim Holocaust

 

2 decades in the making,  my 400 page, science-informed,  humanitarian book has just been published in Germany - Gideon Maxwell Polya, “US-imposed Post-9/11 Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide”, Korsgaard Publishing, Germany, 2020 (for details see: https://korsgaardpublishing.com/portfolio/23945/  and https://www.amazon.com/US-Imposed-Post-9-Muslim-Holocaust-Genocide/dp/8793987056 ).

 

A picture says a thousand words - for a complete  image of my big “Manhattan Madonna” painting (1.3 x 2.9 metres) that was used for the front and back cover of the book see: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gideonpolya/3429196820/in/set-72157616584873236/ .

See also my huge painting for West-Muslim World friendship  entitled  “Isfahan Matisse”:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/gideonpolya/4290121654 .

 

While the terms “holocaust”, “genocide” and “Geneva Convention observance” are precisely defined, the terminology  and shocking underlying substance of most of the  chapter headings (see below) are overwhelmingly  ignored  by Western Mainstream politicians, academics  and journalists in a process of ongoing holocaust ignoring and genocide ignoring that is far, far worse than repugnant  holocaust denial and genocide denial because the latter at least permit refutation and public debate.

 

This appalling catalogue of human suffering and premature death in the 21st century Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide should be considered in the context of atrocities in the 20th century and earlier. The Epilogue succinctly,  quantitatively and comprehensively details deaths from violence and deprivation in man-made famines, holocausts, and genocides from the 19th century Irish Famine, the “forgotten” 1757-1947 Indian Holocaust, and the “forgotten” WW2 Bengali Holocaust   to the 21st century Muslim Holocaust, and  including the worsening Climate Genocide (Chapters 1, 19 & 21) and the ongoing Australian Aboriginal Genocide that is quantitatively compared with the ongoing Palestinian Genocide in Chapter 16.   

 

Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity. We are obliged to bear witness. Please tell everyone you can.

 

Yours sincerely, Dr Gideon Polya, Melbourne, Australia

 

Table of Contents

 

Foreword by S. Korsgaard: Accountability and Freedom of Press……iii

Foreword by K. Barrett: Holocaust Studies…………….……………..xx

Introductory Comments by G. Polya………………….……….……...xxvi

Chapter 1: Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust…..………..……....3

Chapter 2: Mainstream media fake news through lying by omission...17

Chapter 3: “Forgotten” WW2 Bengali Holocaust (1942-1945)……....27

Chapter 4: American Empire (1776-)………………………………...41

Chapter 5: US state terrorism & 9-11 (2001-)………………………..53

Chapter 6: Afghan Holocaust & Afghan Genocide (2001-)………….65

Chapter 7: Iraqi Holocaust & Iraqi Genocide (1990-2011)…………..77

Chapter 8: Muslim Holocaust & Muslim Genocide (2001-)…………89

Chapter 9: Libyan Genocide (2011-)…………………………………111

Chapter 10: Iranian Holocaust & Iranian Genocide (1978-)…………125

Chapter 11: Iraqi Genocide resumed (2012-)………………………...143 

Chapter 12: Syrian Holocaust & Syrian Genocide (2012-)…………..157

Chapter 13: Somali Holocaust & Somali Genocide (1992-)…………191

Chapter 14: Yemeni Genocide (2015-)…………………………….…203

Chapter 15: Opiate Holocaust (2001-)…………………………….….219

Chapter 16: Palestinian Genocide (1916-)……………………………235

Chapter 17: Indian Avoidable Mortality Holocaust (1757-)………….261

Chapter 18: Rohingya Genocide (2016-)………………………….….275

Chapter 19: Air pollution deaths…………………………………..….293

Chapter 20: American Holocaust…………………………………..…307

Chapter 21: Climate Genocide & War on Terra……………………....321

Chapter 22: War on Truth……………………………………………..339

Epilogue……………………………………………………………......357