Monday, April 09, 2007

Iraqi Citizens and Displacement

On January 14, 2007, President Bush said:

I think the Iraqi people owe the American people a huge debt of gratitude, and I believe most Iraqis express that.

     So here are some more reason's that the Iraqis should be thanking us ( Bush ) for occupying their country.

  Total Number of Internally Displaced Families by Province in

Province Total Number of Internally Displaced Families

Anbar  3,638

Babylon  3,271

Baghdad  6,651

Basra  1,487

Diyala  3,594

Kerbala  2,060

Missan  2,203

Muthanna  968

Najaf  2,069

Ninewa  3,665

Qadissiya  1,614

Salah ad-Din  3,073

Tameem/Kirkuk  1,002

Thi-Qar  2,072

Wassit  3,822

Source: “Iraq Displacement: 2006 Year in Review”, International Organization for Migration, January 2007,
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   ABCNEWS Poll:     In addition, roughly 75% said they “lack the freedom to live where they wish without persecution, or even to move about safely.” In 2007, 48% of al those poled cited security as their biggest problem in their lives, an increase over the 18% in 2005. Less than half of Iraqis, 42%, thought that life was beter in 2007 than under Saddam Hussein.  Source