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U.S. Torturers are Still Awaiting Arrest | OtherWords

Torture isn’t a good subject to fail on one’s moral report card. If you’re an individual, St. Peter is likely to take a dim view. If you’re a nation, it can cost you plenty of international prestige, besides putting hot-headed zealots yearning for revenge on your trail. There is, of course, one effective cure for torture. It’s called prosecution. For ...

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FCNL Responds to the Death of Osama bin Laden | FCNL

The U.S. assassination of Osama bin Laden announced on Sunday night continues the violence initiated by al Qaeda’s attacks on the United States and the reciprocation of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the Friends Committee on National Legislation, which fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC and was founded in 1943 by members of the Religious ...

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U.S. Groups Encourage Spain to Prosecute Bush Officials | Veterans for Peace

UPDATE: Listen to an interview with Claire Tixeire, jurist and legal researcher with the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Scott Harris. Listen here:  Between The Lines: The Center for Constitutional Rights Human Rights Group’s Claire Tixeire on Efforts to Indict former President George W. Bush for Authorizing Torture (Week Ending 2/25/11). Veterans of Peace writes: “Please Do What the ...

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Blair reveals Iraq pledge to Bush – Al Jazeera English

Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, has told an inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq that he privately assured George Bush, the US president at the time, that “you can count on us”, eight months before the war. While Blair stopped short of saying he had promised Bush unconditional military support in early 2002, as critics claim, he ...

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