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Reverse the decision to grant immunity to George W Bush and the members of his administration who planned the Iraq War

We ask the Obama administration to reverse its decision to grant Westfall immunity to George W Bush. The Bush administration committed serious war crimes and needs to be brought to justice in a court of law. The Obama Administration should be aiding the plaintiffs in this case, not trying to obstruct justice. Instruct Attorney General Holder to reverse this decision immediately.

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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Iraq: The Death of Baha Mousa

A murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq
04 October 2012 - On September 14, 2003, Baha Mousa was arrested at the Haitham hotel in Basra and hauled off for questioning by soldiers from A Company 1st Battalion the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment. Two days later he was dead, allegedly from a heart attack, and two of his colleagues from the Haitham Hotel needed intensive hospital treatment.

A pathologist, Dr Hill, flown in specially for the post mortem, reported that Baha Mousa had suffered from no fewer than 93 injuries, with evidence that many if not most had been inflicted deliberately. Dr Hill reported the matter immediately to higher authorities.

What the higher authorities did subsequently is almost as shocking as the killing of Baha Mousa himself and the deliberate injury to his fellow detainees. It took three years for a court martial to be held, which saw the battalion commander, Colonel Jorge Mendonca, charged with negligence of his responsibilities, and Corporal Donald Payne charged with the manslaughter of Baha Mousa. read more>>>


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