A New Nuremberg Tribunal Needed Urgently

The UK Cameron government is blocking publication of their “official” report on Iraq war until perhaps 2014 or later, according to the UK’s most popular newspaper website.

Perhaps this delay is in part because the Blair government was advised before the war by all 27 attorneys in their Foreign Affairs Office that war on Iraq was unlawful. That would mean armed attack on Iraq would be an unlawful War of Aggression, with identical criminal implication on US armed attack on Iraq…

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/12/iraq-war-unlawful-all-27-uk-foreign-affairs-lawyers-2003-official-report-delayed-again-uk-govt-today.html

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…The last category of crimes is:

§ Crimes against peace: “namely, planning, preparation, initiation, or waging a war of aggression, or a war in violation of international treaties, agreements or assurances, or participation in a common plan or conspiracy for the accomplishment of any of the foregoing” (Calvocoressi 30)…

“Crimes against Peace” was a piece of legislature that was to pin point those people who were responsible for the intentional planning of inhumane actions. It describes actions considered to be those of aggressive war.

The judge considered these three categories and made clear his decisions by citing the following:

The Judgments were based on four counts of indictment:

  1. Conspiracy to commit crimes alleged in other counts;
  2. Crimes against Peace;
  3. War Crimes;
  4. Crimes against Humanity.

http://www.history.ucsb.edu/faculty/marcuse/classes/33d/projects/nurembg/NurembergCrimes.htm

 

 

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