Send War Criminals To International Criminal Court
The International Court may yet have the opportunity to behave as a real court and prosecute the war criminals of all time.
Colin Powell who lied to the UN on at least TWO occasions. The first illegal, immoral invasion of Iraq which was paid for the by the world and based on Powell's "word." (Later satellite imagery showed that Saddam's tanks were not even near the border let alone inside Kuwait).
So when the Bushies went back to the UN for their usual war extravaganza (paid for by the world guppies), ...the UN wasn't biting without some evidence. Gosh the weapons inspectors were destroying
all the missles that could shoot down American aircraft and they were almost done...time to go for the oil fields the country was disarmed!
In the meantime, hundreds of CIA prisons throughout the world operate as Nazi prison camps. People are captured and taken there on "rendition flights" where they are raped, sodomized, placed on leashes and generally abused, regardless of
their level of innocence.
i.e. Iraq did not attack the USA.
Iraq did not have an airforce or any current day ability to defend itself from endless bombing.
These are Nazis. Psychopathic, narcissistic killers who would do to you and me what they would do to other human beings. They have done more harm collectively to America and the world than anyone in history.
Ah the Bush "off the records" funding machine that controls the US Govt. There were 16 Saudis presumably involved in the 911 attack, yet Bush clandestinely approved the departure of members of the bin Laden family and Saudi royal family without interview by the CIA or FBI. Over 120 Saudis departed on executive jet and presidential cover, while all North American airspace was grounded.
(And a press secretary so narcissistic he uses up all air time to discuss ..no NOT the OCCUPATION in Iraq and SLAUGHTER there now...to go on and on about ..of course HIMSELF.)... Wow..Tony..people are dying and suffering in Iraq...check it out buddy.
Global Research reported however that the world court CAN
Tony Blair faces prospect of an International Criminal Court investigation for war crimes in Iraq.
Global Research, March 18, 2007
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Court 'can envisage' Blair prosecution
By Gethin Chamberlain, Sunday Telegraph, 17/03/2007
Tony Blair faces the prospect of an International Criminal Court investigation for alleged coalition war crimes in Iraq.
The court's chief prosecutor told The Sunday Telegraph that he would be willing to launch an inquiry and could envisage a scenario in which the Prime Minister and American President George W Bush could one day face charges at The Hague.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo urged Arab countries, particularly Iraq, to sign up to the court to enable allegations against the West to be pursued. Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations said that his country was actively considering signing up.
America has refused to accept the court's jurisdiction and is unlikely to hand over any of its citizens to face trial. However, Britain has signed up and the Government has indicated its willingness to tackle accusations of war crimes against a number of British soldiers. Mr Moreno-Ocampo said it was frustrating that the court was viewed in the Arab world as biased in favour of the West. Asked whether he could envisage a situation in which Mr Blair and Mr Bush found themselves in the dock answering charges of war crimes in Iraq, he replied: "Of course, that could be a possibility\u2026 whatever country joins the court can know that whoever commits a crime in their country could be prosecuted by me."
Human rights lawyers remain sceptical about whether charges will ever be brought.
Some Muslim countries have criticised what they claim is the court's reluctance to address offences committed by western governments.
Sudan, which has been investigated over its role in the killing of civilians in Darfur, has called for the court to investigate coalition actions in Iraq, while Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's former prime minister, has announced plans to set up an alternative war crimes tribunal to hear complaints against countries including Britain, Israel and America.
Mr Moreno-Ocampo said that, while he was sympathetic to the views of Arab countries, the answer was for them to get involved in the legal process.
The court is restricted in what it can investigate. The UN Security Council can ask it to act - as in the case of Darfur - or the court can launch an investigation if it receives a complaint from a state which is party to the Rome agreement that established it. It can also look into alleged offences carried out by, or on the territory of, a party to the agreement.
Jordan has signed up and Afghanistan is a signatory, though Sudan is not. Days before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Saddam Hussein approached lawyers in Britain about signing up but was overtaken by events. Had he succeeded, the actions of the US in Iraq would fall within the court's jurisdiction.
Mr Moreno-Ocampo said it was still possible for an investigation to be launched into coalition actions in Iraq if that country signed up.
Hamid al-Bayati, Iraq's ambassador to the UN, said Iraq was actively considering joining.
The court is currently prosecuting cases against the Lords Resistance Army in Uganda, a militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a number of individuals alleged to have been involved in the conflict in Darfur.
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Since the Bush crime syndicate controls the Supreme Court, the news media and the WTC,
it would seem that the only recourse the American people have is to ask the world court
to intercede and arrest Bush / Cheney as war criminals prosecuting a war not wanted by nearly 70% of a former democracy. The USA no longer has habeas corpus, people are arrested without warrant and torture is prevalent, while the news media play an Orwellian Operation Mockingbird drool of distraction to keep any truth of the savagery and slaughter in Iraq for that country's oil. Over 600,000 Iraqis have died and many died horribly while CNN reporters were weeping over Tony Snow's narcissistic monopoly of the airwaves to go on and on about his struggle with cancer. Good grief, get a grip on reality America and DEMAND The damn truth from these clowns.
Let's start by sending the crime syndicate in office to the world court, it may be the only one they haven't yet corrupted.