The BRussels Tribunal has invited Dr. Dhafir to be an honorary member of their Advisory Committee. Other members include, Denis Halliday, Hans Von Sponeck, John Pilger, William Blum, Dhar Jamail, Harold Pinter, Howard Zinn, Eduardo Galeano, and many people of Iraqi descent. I have sent the invitation and information about the Tribunal to Dr. Dhafir, and I will let people know when I get his reply.

Below is an excerpt from an email that Dirk Ardiansens of the BRussells Tribunal Executive Committee sent to me:
Dear Katherine,

I have sent this message to different news outlets. I heard the story. In fact, everyone who is involved in the anti occupation movement, knows the story. It was even in the mainstream media over here in Belgium. It’s a real scandal.

Throughout the period of the sanctions we have always raised money, supported projects inside Iraq, campaigned against the inhuman embargo, the use of depleted uranium etc…

…we would be extremely proud if Dr. Dhafir would join the BRussells Tribunal Advisory Committee as an honorary member. Information about the BRussells Tribunal can be found on our website: For a full list of members, have a look at: If you need more information, please let us know.

I’m very sorry for this rather short mail. We should have time to discuss this all properly, but with all our ongoing campaigns, there’s not much time left.

If there’s anything we can do for Dr. Dhafir, please let us know. But we fully support him. Please convey him this message.

Dirk Adriaensens.
Member Executive Committee BRussells Tribunal.