Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

US representatives negotiating with the militias in Fallujah and Najaf want, as the BBC put it, “those responsible for the recent murder of four US security contractors to be brought to justice.”

Fair enough. But why is no one calling the deaths of the hundreds of civilians gunned down deliberately by the US soldiers murder?

Why are civilian deaths OK and the deaths of mercenaries not?

Inside Fallujah

Here’s an account of life inside Fallujah with the US beseiging and shooting at civilians. Click here. The story will open in a new window or tab.

By chris page

Magazine editor, writer of fiction and non-fiction; exile; cat person; red wine for blood and cheese in his soul. Chris Page is the author of the novels Weed, Sanctioned, Another Perfect Day in ****ing Paradise, King of the Undies World, and The Underpants Tree. He is also a freelance journalist, copywriter, editor, cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, and consultant in the use and abuse of false moustaches (don’t wear them — you’re welcome — the invoice is in the mail).

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