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I would love to meet your editor to discuss your reasons for publishing photos or videos that will ultimately lead to more problems for our soldiers in Iraq. As the wife of a British Soldier that has served in Iraq I am absolutely disgusted at your lack of compassion for the Soldiers out there, (EVERY soldier). You as the British Media are meant to be helping and supporting them not making their job harder!

Did you not think that when you published the video/photos you were giving the Iraqi extremists the tools for another revenge attack? When this results in death or injury of another British soldier and you are sitting with your families at home, I hope you stop and think about the family that is going to be told that their son, husband, brother, daughter, wife, is dead or injured - all due to your lack of understanding and compassion for the innocent soldiers that this will ultimately affect.

While we do not condone the actions of those soldiers, neither can we condone the way some of the British Media use Iraq and its situation to increase their profits. You have no idea what happened with those soldiers in Iraq, Have you actually watched the full video? Those soldiers had been out there for months away from their families being attacked from all sides. some scared, missing home, being shot at, they are only human!

Tony Blair on TV with his 'concerned' face and his 'deeply concerned' method of speech, condemning the squaddies in the video and promising an immediate inquiry - pity he is not as quick to promise a proper inquiry into the reason for our troops getting involved in the first place.

He could also compare the results of his getting us involved (thousands of Iraqis killed) with the 'unacceptable violence' (as he describes it) inflicted on about a dozen or so Iraqis by squaddies who have just had to put up with gangs throwing stones at them and who knows what else

Maybe one day you will realise what it is like to have a loved one in Iraq worrying every minute of the day not knowing from one day to the next if indeed you will see them again and if you do whether they will ever be the same person as you waved goodbye to.

This is not a political statement we are making, it is a moral one. This petition is not about whether the war was legal or not, it is not about whether our troops should be in Iraq or not. This petition is about the fact that the media should not be able to publish photos etc which will endanger lives of innocent people. If the NOTW were so concerned, as they say they were, then why did they not pass the photos straight on to the MOD.?

We are not saying that this should have been hidden entirely from public view, only that it should not have been published when it endangers our troops, our public and ultimately our country. Revenge attacks do not and may not just happen in Iraq. This is not a judgment on whether those soldiers were innocent or not.

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