Plight of Iraqi Academics

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Plight of Iraqi Academics

Plight of Iraqi Academics

Statistics by Dr Ismail Jalili

FRCS, DO, FRCOphth

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, UK

Presented at the Madrid International Conference

on the Assassinations of Iraqi Academics

23-24 April 2006

Revised 29 April 2006

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Plight of Iraqi Academics

Sources of Data

• Association of University Lecturers in Iraq

• BRussells Tribunal Lists (www.BrussellsTribunal.org)

• The Spanish List as provided at Madrid

• Personal communication with Iraqi academics

• Almosul Website (http://www.almosul.org)

• NABA Website (http://www.naba.org.uk/

(The Iraqi Monitor)

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Fatal Incidences to Iraqi Academics 2003-2006

29%

71%

Died

Alive

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Outcome of 289 Reported Attacks on Iraqi

Academics Between 2003 to April 2006

83

206

Died

Alive

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Religious Background of Murdere Iraqi Academics

2%

Muslims

Christian

98%

Unknown

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5%

Qualifications of Murdered Iraqi Academics

17%

17%

61%

PhD Medical Master Degree n/a

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10%

Murdered Iraqi Academics

- By Specialization -

23%

Humanities

24%

32%

11%

Social Sciences

Sciences

Medical

n/a

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Murdered Iraqi Academics

in the Field of Humanities

13%

22%

13%

7%

13%

15%

17%

Languages

Theology

History

Literature

Law

Arts

Others

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Murdered Iraqi Academics

in the Field of Social Sciences

17%

46%

21%

8%

8%

Education

Economics & Banking

Others

Politics

Physical Educ & Sports

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Mudered Iraqi Academics

- Science Specialities -

11%

8%

8%

9%

14%

18%

32%

Engineering

Agriculture +

Physics

Chemical

Biology

Geography/Geology

Others/Unspec.

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- Medical Specialities -

17%

Surgery

Ophthalmology

46%

4%

7%

7%

General medicine

Paediatrics

Neurology

Oncology

Health

4%

7%

4%

4%

Physiotherapy

Unspecified

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Murdered Iraqi Academics

- Distribution By Region -

7%

1%

0%

1%

4%

5%

12%

55%

15%

Baghdad

Basrah

Mosul

Anbar

Tikreet

Hilla

Diyala

Karkuk

n/a

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10%

Murdered Iraqi Academics

Distribution by Type of Inititution

2%


Murdered Iraqi Academics

Distribution by Universities from North to South

Mosul

70

60

Tikreet

Anbar

50

Diyala

40

Baghdad

30

20

10

0

Mosul

Tikreet

Anbar

Diyala

Baghdad

Mustansiriya

Al-Nahrain

Islamic

Technology

Babil

Kufa

Universities from North to South

(Blue indicates Baghdad Universities)

Qadisiya

Basrah

Mustansiriya

Al-Nahrain

Islamic

Technology

Babil

Kufa

Qadisiya

Basrah

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Attacks on Iraqi Academics

Non-Fatal Incidents

3%

3%

8%

16%

34%

Arrests

Assas. Attempt

Kidnapped

Threats

Assault

House Raid

16%

20%

Others, n/a

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Plight of Iraqi Academics 2003 - Apr 2006

Distribution of All Cases According to Professional

Background

9%

3% 2% 1% University Non-Medical

15%

70%

University Medical

Medical - Non University

Civil Service

Students/Trainees

Others

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4%

4%

13%

6%

Murdered Iraqi Academics -

University Staff By Positions

3%

2%

12%

6%

Rector/Chancellor

Dean/Vice Dean

Dept.Head

Professor

Assiss Prof

Lecturer

Other Academics

Unceratin

Students

50%

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Temporal Trend in Assassinations in cases with

available dates

30

25

20

Numbers

15

10

5

0

03 Q1 03 Q2 03 Q3 04 Q1 04 Q2 04 Q3 05 Q1 05 Q2 05 Q3 06 Q1

Quartly Figures by Year

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Numbers

100

90

80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

0

Number of Assassinations of Iraqi Academics per Year

Y 2003 Y 2004 Y 2005 Y 2006

(Projected)

From 2003 to April 2006

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Numbers

50

40

30

20

10

0

Total Incidents - Quarterly Increase

(cases with available dates)

03 Q1 03 Q2 03 Q3 04 Q1 04 Q2 04 Q3 05 Q1 05 Q2 05 Q3 06 Q1

Quarterly Figures by Year

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All Incidents - Yearly Increase

(cases with available dates)

200

150

100

50

0

Y 2003 Y 2004 Y2005 Y 2006

(Projected)

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Plight of Iraqi Academics

q A new phenomena in Iraq,

Never existed before the American occupation.

q Similar pattern to El-Salvador

Death-squad style massacres for Iraq,

"The Salvador Option" Becomes Reality - Mike Fuller

http://www.globalresearch.ca/articles/FUL506A.html

q Deputy Iraqi Health Minister Statement (Feb 2006)

q Over 1000 doctors have fled Iraq

q Over 220 doctors have been killed in Iraq

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Madrid International Seminar on

the Assassinations of Iraqi

Academics

Final Statement

http://www.brusselstribunal.org/SeminarMadrid.htm#resolution

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