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Interview with Ruth Russell
Title : Interview with Ruth Russell Interview with Ruth Russell
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Creator : Russell, Ruth
Source : Russell, Ruth, OH 670
Date of creation : 2003
Additional Creator : Murchie, Allison
Format : Oral History
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Adelaide woman Ruth Russell decided to go to Iraq as a human shield after hearing a programme on the radio about the scheme. In the selections presented here Ruth speaks about her decision to go to Iraq, the sites the human shields protected, the welcome received from the Iraqi people, the events organised by the human shields, what happened when the bombing started and some of the devastation she saw.

Coverage year : 2003
Period : 2001-
Further reading :

Australia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Iraq: The path ahead, Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia, 2004

Blix, Hans. Disarming Iraq: the search for weapons of mass destruction, London: Bloomsbury, 2004

Fawn, Rick and Raymond Hinnebusch. The Iraq war : causes and consequences, Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006

Keegan, John. The Iraq war, New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004

Murray, Williamson and Robert H. Scales, Jr. The Iraq war : a military history, Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003

Pax, Salam. The Baghdad blog, Melbourne, Victoria: Text Publishing, 2003

Russell, Ruth Elizabeth. Human shield in Iraq, Henley Beach, S. Aust. : Seaview Press, 2005

Why the war was wrong , Raimond Gaita (ed.); with contributions by Robert Manne ... [et al.], Melbourne, Victoria: Text Publishing, 2003
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