Evidence emerges that US military conducted mass executions in Fallujah

“The enemy has got a face. He’s called Satan. He’s in Fallujah and we’re going to destroy him.”

–Col. Gary Brandl (AP, 6 November 2004)

“Nearly every refugee from Fallujah I’ve interviewed has spoken of mass executions, tanks rolling over the wounded in the streets, bodies being thrown in the Euphrates by the military, and other atrocities.”

–Dahr Jamail (Interview with Charles Shaw, Newtopia, 2 December 2004)

Prensa Latina, 17 May 2013:

Deputy Governor in the Western Iraqi province of Al Anbar, Sadun Obaid al-Shalan, today called for using DNA tests to identify about a thousand bodies found in three mass graves on Thursday. Security forces and human rights organizations found the mass graves with containing around a thousand bodies in the northern city of Fallujah, and it appears that they were killed en masse in summary executions by U.S. occupation forces, said Sadun Obaid al-Shalan. […] The mass burial was found in three graves between Saqlawiyah and Ameriyah localities, said the deputy governor, and it is presumed that those people were killed in 2004 and 2005, with their deaths never reported during the combat to retake control of the city.

It has already been reported that during the 2004 battles in Fallujah, the US military:

To put it lightly, there is much reason to believe that these recently discovered mass graves are the result of mass executions committed by the US military in Fallujah.



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