Discounted Casualties:The Human Cost of Depleted Uranium, Part 6

by Akira Tashiro, Senior Staff Writer

“Discounted Casualties: The Human Cost of Depleted Uranium,” a series of feature articles which appeared in the Chugoku Shimbun in 2000, is an in-depth investigation compiled from on-site coverage in the U.S., the U.K., Iraq, and other countries. The significance of this report, given the fact that depleted uranium is still being used in warfare, makes it just as timely for the world today.

Part 6: Finishing the Story

<1>Spreading health problems - Cancer increasing

<2>The deteriorating environment - Spreading radioactive contamination

<3>The legal perspective - Clear violation of humanitarian law

<4>Movement to ban DU - Collaboration spreading around the world

<5>The role of Hiroshima - Calls and actions for abolition

Special Reports: Divided country stealthy invasion by radiation

Special Reports: DU munitions in Okinawa