The path to prosecution, from Augusto Pinochet to George W. Bush
The imminent indictment in Spanish courts of former officials of the Bush administration is being applauded by civil and human rights organizations and legal scholars.
This movement of indictment of Bush officials will inevitably lead to Bush himself soon.
The Newsweek magazine revealed some more shocking news about Bush’ system of kidnapping, secret prisons and torture.
A secret Red Cross report reveals that many kidnapped and tortured people were turned into “disappeared persons”, by the CIA under instructions from Bush and Chenny.
A former Bush administration official told Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff that the information had been hidden from the Red Cross.
The majority of the in the CIA program are unaccounted for, we don’t know what happened to them, A human rights investigator told the magazine.
Like Bush the former Chilean dictator August Pinochet, in the trance of his power committed kidnappings, tortures and assassinations of the innocent people and the victims became known as the “disappeared.”
But the things changed with the time and the Spanish courts brought indictments against Pinochet and then he was stranded under house arrest in
When arrest warrants are issued, 24 countries in
Former U.S. Attorney General, Ramsey Clark has called for the prosecution of Bush and other high officials in the United States, “The greatest danger arising from impunity for President Bush and his cohorts would be that all subsequent officials will feel secure in committing the same crimes and the people having failed to compel impeachment for such open and notorious crimes, will feel even more helpless to prevent them.
Eventually, the power and the responsibility to prevent criminal acts by government is with the people.
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