In a historic effort to hold high-ranking U.S. officials accountable for brutal acts of torture including the widely publicized abuses carried out at Abu Ghraib, on Tuesday November 30, 2004, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and four Iraqi citizens filed a criminal complaint with the German Federal Prosecutor’s Office at the Karlsruhe Court, Karlsruhe, Germany. Under the doctrine of universal jurisdiction, suspected war criminals may be prosecuted irrespective of where they are located.
Part 3: Meanwhile, Bush visits Canada
What they have actually done in Canada is say that because Bush is president, he can’t actually be prosecuted right now in Canada until he’s out of office, but that he should be barred from entering Canada because alleged war criminals, people who violate humanitarian law…
And a Pentagon report concludes: They Hate Our Policies, Not Our Freedom.