No Justice, No Peace: A Speech by Dahlia Wasfi

Wake up people ! !!!!!!!!

Elpidio Valdes

Dahlia Wasfi is an Iraqi-American physician and peace activist.

Born in 1971 in New York to a Jewish-American mother and Muslim Iraqi father, Dr. Wasfi spent part of her early childhood living in Iraq under Saddam Hussein. She returned to the US at age 5, earned her B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College in 1993 and her medical degree from University of Pennsylvania in 1997.

Wasfi visited family in Iraq in 2004 and 2006, and, based upon her account of Iraqi civilian life, became an advocate for “immediate, unconditional withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan.” She has testified in the Iraq Forum of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Third International Iraq conference in Berlin, as well as many universities in the U.S. and Canada.

From Dr. Wasfi’s April 27, 2006 address to the Congressional Progressive Caucus:

“I speak to you today on behalf of relatives on my mother’s side — Ashkenazi…

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