NWC is a group of academics, researchers and media professionals that enquire effects of the new kinds of war technologies

NWRG Association New Weapons Research Group

Seven years after the start of the studies on contemporary weapons and their effects on the victims , NWRG becomes an association of voluntary work.

The work by Newweapons is published, in scientific journals and at www.newweapons.org, where you will find the results of the research, and report on the participation in conferences, tribunals and international debates .

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health

Presented by Paola Manduca Professor of Genetics, DISTAV University of Genoa, Italy Results published in scientific Journals with referees 2009-2014 Contemporary weapons, contamination by toxic metals / teratogenic / carcinogenic and some of their long-term effects on the reproductive health of the population.

Proofs of correlation to exposure to weapons used in attacks on Gaza with long term damages on reproductive health.

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Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal: "Israel guilty of genocide"

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 November 2013 – The Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal (KLWCT) after listening to the testimonies of 11 prosecution witnesses and voluminous documentary evidence and extensive submissions by the prosecution and amicus curiae delivered its judgement on the two charges against the State of Israel and retired Army general Amos Yaron.

Prevalence of birth defects in the Gaza Strip from 1997 to 2010: a pedigree analysis

Study by Awny Naim, Roberto Minutolo, Simona Signoriello, Paula Manduca

Published on http://www.thelancet.com/health-in-the-occupiedpalestinian-territory-2013

 

Determined to ignore reality? Questions that the Iraqi Ministry of Health-WHO report didn't ask


By Paola Manduca, Professor of Genetics at the University of Genoa, Italy

 

Iraq: Politics and Science in Post-Conflict Health Research

By Neel Mani, Director of the World Health Organisation's Iraq programme between 2001-2003

 

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US army agreement on Field Deployable Hydrolysis System

The Field Deployable Hydrolysis System (FDHS) is a transportable, high throughput neutralization system designed to convert chemical warfare materiel into compounds not usable as weapons. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), in partnership with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), signed a technology transfer agreement with the Joint Program Executive Office-Chemical Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) on June 27, 2013 at the Edgewood Area of the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Iraq, determination to ignore?

The WHO_Iraq MoH have finally published on Sept 16 a summary report of part of the study conducted as ex-post assessment of prevalence of birth defects, still births, miscarriages, through an household survey. The report begins with a quite “derogatory” definition as “anecdotal” for any other study done in Iraq (few) but a review paper on DU, by local doctors.

Academics write to Ue Chief to demand no sell-out on settlement funding ban

Academics across Europe express outrage at Israeli/US pressure on EU

Over 500 academics, including researchers from 13 European Union member states, have today written to the EU's head of Foreign Policy, urging the EU not to water down its new guidelines preventing EU funding from being awarded to Israeli projects and entities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.

Syria, three reports on use of chemical weapons

Reports on use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Find in attachment US and French reports and informations about the Russian one.

Waiting for results of study on factors associated with congenital birth defects in Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and World Health Organization project regarding the prevalence and factors associated with congenital birth defects in Iraq. Why have the findings not been released?

 

In 2012 a project was initiated by the Iraqi Government Ministry of Health (MoH) with technical advisory and co-funding from World Health Organization (WHO). The objective was to “better understand the prevalence and factors associated with congenital birth defects (CBD)” (1).

How to recognize a chemical attack compared to a conventional one

Interview with Paola Manduca, professor of Genetics at the University
of Genoa, and coordinator of the New Weapons Committee, a group of
researchers who deal with the study long-term effects of the use of
non-conventional weapons on populations.

Birth defects among children in post-war Iraq

Environmental characteristics and prevalence of birth defects among children in post-war Iraq: implications for policies on rebuilding the Iraqi education system

 

Water Quality in the Gaza Strip: The Present Scenario

The Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, 4505 people per km2 and the only source of water is represent by groundwater. The water quality in Gaza is very poor and the groundwater is affected by many different contaminants sources including soil/water interaction in the unsaturated zone due to recharge and return flows, mobilization of deep brines, sea water intrusion or upcoming and disposal of domestic and industrial wastes into the aquifer.

LPHA Third Conference in Cairo: NWRC presentation

NWRC attended the Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance (LPHA) Third Conference “Health of Palestinians inside and outside the Occupied Palestinian Territory”, held on March 18-19 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. The title of the presentation held was "Past emerging from present recording: reproductive health history reveals increase in prevalence of birth defects over time, and associations with exposure to weaponry in Gaza, Palestine and in Fallujah, Iraq". Find the complete text attached.

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