Bush, Blair and Howard Wanted For War Crimes
With Australia's John Howard and Britain's Tony Blair now out of office and George Bush starting to count his final days as US President, human rights and other international law organisations are beginning to line-up with submissions to the International Criminal Court to have George Bush, Tony Blair and John Howard charged with various international law offences that include Crimes Against Humanity, breaches of the Geneva Convention, Laws of War as well as breaches of numerous other international laws and conventions.
While most of the allegations relate to the illegal invasion of
The allegations against George Bush are numerous and they include the same allegations against Secretary of State Rice and former Secretary of Defence Rumsfeld.
They include allegations of knowingly conducting an illegal invasion of an independent State that State being
The allegations against George Bush are added to in relation to the illegal detention of a number of persons at
The US had and still has a policy of 'extraordinary rendition', a practice that is still taking place despite the fact that such practices are regarded as illegal under international law provisions. Flights carrying
All of the alleged illegal practices were approved by George Bush upon being proposed and carried out under the instruction of then Secretary Rumsfeld.
Apart from the allegations in relation to the invasion of
They also include breaches of international maritime laws in relation to a vessel named '
The cases against these three individuals are very clear in terms of international law compliance and events have more than proved that the breaches by the three individuals were carried out knowing that they breached international law, the Geneva Convention, Human Rights Laws and a host of other international conventions.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) through its prosecutors now has a duty to investigate, prosecute and then bring the three individual to account before the ICC.
Impossible dream, do I hear you say?
Not really, as there are too many organisations, individuals and even countries that are currently looking at the scenario of hauling these three people before a court as to account for their actions.
We can only hope.
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