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New Hampshire professor finds 37,000 Afghan civilians dead from US bombing

Since the bombing started on October 7, a professor at the University of New Hampshire has scoured news wires and major newspapers from all over the world, combined this information with first hand accounts, and has just put it all together into a single report. Here are his findings.
With the Pentagon claims and the mainstream media blackout here in the U.S., it has been extremely difficult to get a picture of just how many civilians the U.S. has killed.

One professor has done something about it. Since the bombing started on October 7, a professor at the University of New Hampshire has scoured news wires and major newspapers from all over the world, combined this information with first hand accounts, and has just put it all together into a single report. Marc Herold, Professor of Economics, International Relations, and Women's Studies released his findings this week on Democracy Now!. Since October 7, over 3,500 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan by U.S. bombs.

Attached are Prof. Herold's findings in Microsoft Excel format.

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Report finds 3,500 dead, not 37,000 15.Dec.2001 20:42

p-1

This report doesn't show 37,000 dead, rather 3,500 which is bad enough as it is. Where do you get 37,000 out of that? You don't need to embellish the numbers - 3,500 dead is sad enough as it is...

typo from too much coffee 16.Dec.2001 13:53

not the author

i think, and hope, that the fugure 37,000 was just a typo. i think that 3,500 dead is not that hard to believe.

i doubt though that the US will ever "confirm" any real number.

peace!

pdx

Whoops! 16.Dec.2001 16:54

Voline voline@mac.com

I'm sorry. That's a typo. I meant to write 3,500, as it says later in the body of the text. Sorry, folks it was late.

If any of the folks at Portland Indymedia want to edit the title so that it is in accord with the body of the text, you have my permission.

Mea culpa . . . 18.Dec.2001 01:13

voline voline@mac.com

Sorry, typo in the Subject line (unfortunately one that I cut and pasted into several places). 3,500 dead by Prof. Herod's account. It was late, I was tired. I should have pulled over and taken a nap, but I was so close to finishing the email that it seemed like a shame to stop. If only I'd known the anguish I would cause . . .