Friday, January 23, 2009

"Judicially Speaking, The United States Has A Clear Obligation" To Bring Proceedings Against Mr. Bush And Mr. Rumsfeld…Impeachment And Prosecution

"Judicially Speaking, The United States Has A Clear Obligation" To Bring Proceedings Against Mr. Bush And Mr. Rumsfeld…Impeachment And Prosecution Are On The Table.


"The action I am taking is no more than a radical measure to hasten the explosion of truth and justice. I have but one passion: to enlighten those who have been kept in the dark, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and is entitled to happiness. My fiery protest is simply the cry of my very soul. Let them dare, then, to bring me before a court of law and let the enquiry take place in broad daylight!"

- Emile Zola, J'accuse! (1898) –


"Judicially speaking, the United States has a clear obligation" to bring proceedings against Mr Bush and Mr Rumsfeld, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Manfred Nowak said, in remarks to be broadcast on Germany's ZDF television today.


He said Washington had ratified the UN convention on torture which required "all means, particularly penal law" to be used to bring proceedings against those violating it.


"We have all these documents that are now publicly available that prove that these methods of interrogation were intentionally ordered by Rumsfeld" against detainees at the US prison facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Mr Nowak said.


"But obviously the highest authorities in the United States were aware of this," said Mr Nowak, who authored a UN investigation report on the Guantanamo prison.


The Canadian government has put the United States on a watch list of countries that could practice torture. The mention is made on a secret Canadian government document not intended for public release. The document cites the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay and lists U.S. interrogation techniques including “forced nudity, isolation, and sleep deprivation.” Other countries on the list include Israel, Syria, China, Iran and Afghanistan.


(reported 01/18/2008 on Democracy Now! website — Democracy Now is daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 650 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the U.S.)


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