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Bush, Rumsfeld should be pursued for torture: UN rapporteur

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posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 07:10 AM

The UN's special torture rapporteur called on the US Tuesday to pursue former president George W. Bush and defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld for torture and bad treatment of Guantanamo prisoners.

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Yes! The news just keeps getting better and better, talk about change coming upon the second of Bush getting out of office!

Even now, a U.N. person is calling for a Bush's and his cronies trial of being "War Criminals"!

That would be the most wonderful day in the history of the U.S. - putting Bush on trial for what he has done!

He noted 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, Nowak said.

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

To renew America - those who took it down has to be held responsible - so those after them will not attempt to do it again.

As far as I am concerned, Bush, Cheney and all the others of the administration need to have the same kind of trial as we gave Saddam Hussein - with the same result if convicted!

It said Rumsfeld authorized harsh interrogation techniques on December 2, 2002 at the Guantanamo prison, although he ruled them out a month later.

The coercive measures were based on a document signed by Bush in February, 2002.

French, German and US rights groups have previously said they wanted to bring legal action against Rumsfeld.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 08:12 AM

Originally posted by questioningall

Even now, a U.N. person is calling for a Bush's and his cronies trial of being "War Criminals"!

Why all the respect to the UN? They are a worthless organization.

You can't even talk about torture because there are no definitions on what torture really is. Isn't this the same guy who thinks it is torture if a Muslim terrorist is interrogated by a female?


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