DO ALL LIVES MATTER?
Last month or so(as at the time of writing this article), The US Congress has passed into law a controversial bill that allows family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers. This article is not to look into the 9/11, those who planned, how it was a false flag nor how it was a conspiracy theory. Since the family members of 9/11 victims want justice, it is a very good thing and I will look mention where we need Justice more in this article.
As laid down in the Quebec agreement, the United States dropped nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki with the consent of the United Kingdom on 6th and 9th of August 1945 respectively. These are the losses and casualties;
20,000+ soldiers killed 70,000–146,000 civilians killed
39,000–80,000 killed Total: 129,000–246,000+ killed
Who will sue the USA on behalf of these lives? Do these lives matter less than the 3,000+ that died in 9/11 attack?
From 20th of March to 1st of may 2003, a combined force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq and deposed the government of Saddam Hussein. Many were killed, many injured under the guise of freedom. These are the losses and casualties;
Estimated Iraqi combatant fatalities: 30,000 (figure attributed to General Tommy Franks)
7,600–11,000 (4,895–6,370 observed and reported) (Project on Defense Alternatives study)
13,500–45,000 (extrapolated from fatality rates in units serving around Baghdad)
Estimated Iraqi civilian fatalities: 7,269 (Iraq Body Count)
3,200–4,300 (Project on Defense Alternatives study)[
392,979 to 942,636 excess Iraqi deaths by June 2006 (Lancet Report)
48,000 to 751,000 excess Iraqi deaths by June 2011 (University Collaborative Iraq Mortality Study)
Despite opposition to this way from France, Germany and New Zealand, The US went on. On 15 February 2003, a month before the invasion, there were worldwide protests against the Iraq War, including a rally of three million
people in Rome, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest ever anti-war rally. According to the French academic Dominique Reynié, between 3 January and 12 April 2003, 36 million people across the globe took part in almost 3,000 protests against the Iraq war.
All these didn’t stop America from going to war in the name of wanting to disposes Iraq of nuclear weapon, something America own but was not later found in Iraq after the war.
Who will sue on behalf of the Iraqis?
This is an article not a book, hence incapacitated to look into more countries but,
Who will sue on behalf of the dead in Aleppo?
Shall we not mention Africa?
My enslaved forefathers, shall I sue Britain?
The Portuguese or will my togolese brothers not sue the
Our forefathers dealt with horribly!
On their backs lay stripes from whip!
Fed like goats!
Chained like dogs!
Transported to Brazil like fish!
Slept with no hope!
Men exchanged for guns and umbrellas!
Made to venture on a journey of unknown destination!
The road from badagary to the waters they’re being carried away still there!
The slave museum keeping the memories!
And in schools, the horrible tales of slavery untold, rather, they say slavery brought civilization.
Tell them, “When London was a place of thievery and murder, Benin Kingdom was organized, having streetlights till ‘they’ felt we need to be ‘Underdeveloped’
Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman
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