Category Archives: Mustafa Ghazwan

NMV: End the Wars and Bring the Troops Home

This is a brief video sketch of NMV's work. Our appeal is made to all Americans. Remember: what we permit policymakers in the national security state to inflict on others, they will eventually inflict on us. The war is coming home: local police departments have been equipped with tools and tactics from battlefields abroad, and we their targets. To learn more about this ongoing menace, read this article by scholar Alfred McCoy.

Iraqi Boy Receives Positive Feedback After Cochlear Implant

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Great news for an Iraqi boy who had an operation at UCSF to restore his hearing. Doctors at UCSF just wrapped up his first hearing tests, and they were successful. For 3-year-old Mustafa Ghazwan, the thrill of being seven floors up at UCSF is all about what he can see. But…
Read more

Iraqi Boy Deafened in US Airstrike Undergoes Surgery in San Francisco

Mustafa lost his hearing in an American air strike in Baquoba, Iraq. No More Victims brought Mustafa to the US for a cochlear implant and rehabilitative treatment. The surgery, performed by Dr. Larry Lustig of UCSF Medical Center, was a complete success. Local arrangements were organized by members of the Ruth Group and the Iraq…
Read more

Soapbox Radio Interviews – Part Two

These interviews constitute the first in a two-part series with Cole Miller and the father of three-year-old Mustafa Ghazwan. Part 1.1: Ghazwan Part 1.2: Cole Miller Part 2.1: Cole Miller Part 2.2: Cole Miller
Read more

Surgery for Baghdad Boy Deafened by US Forces in Iraq War

The last thing Mustafa Ghazwan's small ears heard was the thunderous roar of the U.S. missile that slammed into his neighbor's home in Iraq 18 months ago and left him deaf. Since then, the world has been a very quiet place for the 3-year-old boy. He has not heard the sounds of the war that…
Read more

Iraqi Boy’s Surgery Successful

San Francisco Chronicle: Doctors say that a three-year-old Iraqi boy is on the road to getting his hearing back after undergoing a successful surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.On New Year’s Eve, young Mustafa Ghazwan was flown into San Francisco to receive treatment for his hearing loss after a U.S. missile…
Read more

Iraqi Boy Undergoes Surgery at UCSF

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A 3-year-old Iraqi boy came to San Francisco for surgery and a new chance at life Friday. He lost his hearing when a U.S. missile struck the house next door, but the boy is now recovering at UCSF. "This is like a birthday for Mustafa today. He is born again," said…
Read more

UCSF Team Performs Surgery to Restore Iraqi Boy’s Hearing

Ghazwan Al-Nadawi hasn’t heard his elder son speak in 19 months, since the day a missile attack in their native Baquba, Iraq, robbed the 3-year-old of his hearing and abruptly halted his nascent speech development. But thanks to cochlear implant surgery performed on Friday by UCSF ear disorder specialist Lawrence Lustig, MD, the young boy,…
Read more

Westminster Welcomes Iraqi Boy

Tears and smiles marked an emotion-filled moment at Westminster Presbyterian Church, as three-year-old Mustafa Al Nadawi and his 33-year-old father, Ghazwan, walked down the aisle at the conclusion of the church service on Sunday, January 11 to be introduced to the people who helped raise $6,200 to cover Mustafa’s speech therapy following surgery. >Mustafa was…
Read more

Surgery Set in San Francisco for Iraqi Boy Hurt in Missile Attack

A 3-year-old Iraqi boy whose hearing was destroyed when a U.S. missile struck his next-door neighbor's house last year will arrive in San Francisco Wednesday to undergo restorative surgery. Mustafa Ghazwan lost his hearing on June 17, 2007 when a U.S. missile struck his neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Baqouba, according to the Los…
Read more

Iraqi Boy to Have Surgery in SF

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A little boy from Iraq got a warm welcome in San Francisco, as he arrived for surgery that will allow him to hear again. He's getting the help at UCSF, thanks to the generosity of a number of people. Little Mustafa Ghazwan arrived in the arms of his father. he smiled…
Read more

Initiative Bringing Injured Iraqi Children, US Communities Together

AMMAN (Jordan Times) - Within the coming week, Mustafa Abed and Mustafa Ghazwan, two Iraqi children severely injured during separate incidents in the Iraq war, are scheduled cross the Atlantic to receive free medical treatment with the help of US-based human rights organisation No More Victims (NMV). Since 2004, the organisation has been working in…
Read more

Project helps Iraqi children hurt by war all year round

Is there something about this time of year that makes stories featuring children more poignant? Or is it just that as we get closer to the holidays, we naturally hear more about the plight of children who have to make do with less in a can't-get-enough world? I have to confess that this has been…
Read more