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Tony Blair should face trial over Iraq war, says Desmond Tutu

Posted by seumasach on September 2, 2012


2nd September, 2012

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and George Bush to be hauled before the international criminal court in The Hague and delivered a damning critique of the physical and moral devastation caused by the Iraq war.

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NATO is an outlaw, the ICC is its accomplice

Posted by seumasach on July 3, 2011

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey


29th June, 2011

The International Criminal Court at The Hague is a pariah in the world of Justice and International Law; those who work for it are traitors to their cause, the Institution itself is an insult to every fibre of civilisation and a knife in the back of the notion that the law prevails and is applied without bias.

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A deconstruction of the campaign against Omar al Bashir and his government in Sudan

Posted by seumasach on July 9, 2009

Richard Kurdt

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Mamdani on Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror

A number of days ago we heard that the AU has declared that they will not cooperate with the ICC indictment of Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir. This is a very positive development, and I would like to submit my own testimony on behalf of Sudan and its president Omar al Bashir, in a spirit of defiant resistance, and for the cause of truth.
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The spider’s web

Posted by seumasach on March 1, 2009


Stephen Gowans

What’s Left

26th February, 2009

A reporter for the Toronto Globe and Mail, Geoffrey York, says the warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, expected to be issued by the International Criminal Court next week, will be hailed as a sign that nobody is above the law and even a sitting president has no immunity from prosecution. (“ICC readies first arrest warrant against head of state,” February 26, 2009)

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