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Cherie Blair doing legal battle for aboriginal nuclear victims

Cherie Blair to help atomic test veterans  Mirror News UK By Susie Boniface 4/04/2010 Cherie Blair is helping atomic test veterans sue the Government in a multi-million-pound lawsuit.Three hundred Australian survivors – ex-military staff and civilians including 100 Aborigines -say radiation from British tests in Oz left them with a legacy of cancers, rare medical conditions and defects in their children.

The leading human rights lawyer’s husband Tony Blair insisted while PM they were not affected and blocked their claims.The Sunday Mirror has campaigned for justice for the veterans, widows and children who won the right to sue the Ministry of Defence last year.Aborigines’ campaigner Neil Gillespie said of Cherie: “She is as sharp as a Samurai sword.”

Cherie Blair to help atomic test veterans –

April 5, 2010 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, legal, uranium | , , , , , , , ,

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