Iraq: the Human Cost


MIT Center for International Studies, 2006

The Human Cost of the War in Iraq: A Mortality Study 2002-2006 (pdf)

Response to media criticism, January 2008 - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

United Nations, October 2007

UN Assistance Mission for Iraq: Human Rights Report, 1 April - 30 June 2007 (pdf)

ORB, More than 1,000,000 Iraqis murdered. January 2008

Opinion Research Business, London (Jan. 2008), finds one million Iraqis killed in war

OXFAM, July 2007

Rising to the Humanitarian Challenge in Iraq (pdf)

Lancet, October 2004

Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey, The Lancet, October 2004

Ministry of Health household survey, January 2008, New England Journal of Medicine

151,000 dead by violence, up to 250,000 more non-violent excess deaths; Read article

Essay by Iraqi Journalist Huda Ahmed

An Iraqi Woman Regards the Human Cost of the War in Iraq
(English version)
and (Arabic version)
30 June 2007by Huda Ahmed

Huda Ahmed, a Neuffer Fellow at CIS in 2006-07 and an Iraqi journalist, adds her perspective on the human costs of the war besetting her country. Read the essay in Arabic