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For more than 50 years, the WHO has banned any study relating to the nuclear industry’s impact

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The Annual General Meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) was disrupted for the third time by organizations requesting that the Agreement concluded between the WHO and the IAEA (the International Atomic Energy Agency) be set aside.

Exactly 50 years ago, on 28 May 1959, the General Assembly approved a protocol agreement between the WHO and IAEA. The agreement provides that both organizations must focus on issues of common interest. In practice, this means that the WHO cannot publish studies on diseases caused by radiation without first obtaining the IAEA’s consent. This agreement has been scrupulously respected, even after the incident at Chernobyl and the wars in Kosovo and Iraq.

Thereafter, for more than half a century, the WHO has banned all studies on diseases linked to the nuclear industry, be they civil or military. It has also falsely attributed a number of public health issues to minor factors.

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Anoosha Boralessa

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