NEW YORK — In a letter addressed to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, 100 prestigious doctors have denounced the harm to children’s health and lives wrought by the war in Iraq. The signatories — British doctors who have worked in Iraq, Iraqi doctors, leading British consultants and general practitioners — state that conditions in Iraqi hospitals constitute a breach of the Geneva Convention.

They demand that the United States and Britain — Iraq’s “occupying powers” as recognized by the United Nations — address this situation, for which they are responsible.

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