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Canada Hosts War Criminal: Bush Does B.C.

By James Corbett
GRTV.ca

Human rights groups, civil rights campaigners and concerned citizens united in their condemnation of the visit of former US President George W. Bush to Canada this week for a speaking engagement in Surrey, B.C.

Bush’s visit rekindled debates among Canadians about their government’s willingness to host an unconvicted war criminal who is guilty of authorizing torture in contravention of numerous international treaties and the laws of his own country.

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Torture Victims Sue George W. Bush in B.C. Provincial Court

By Center for Constitutional Rights

Hearing Date Set for January after Justice of the Peace Accepts Information Submitted on Behalf of Four Men Allegedly Tortured Under Bush’s Order and Consent

On October 20, as former U.S. president George W. Bush visited Surrey, British Columbia as a paid speaker at a regional economic summit, a Justice of the Peace in the British Columbia provincial court in Surrey accepted the sworn information submitted on behalf of four men who allege they were tortured under Bush’s command. The information, laid pursuant to section 504 of the Canadian criminal code, includes four counts of inflicting torture, contrary to section 269.1 of the code. The court set a hearing date for January 9, 2012.

Waterboard Bush: Occupy Surrey Demands War Criminal’s Arrest

Several videos have been posted on the Surrey rally calling for the arrest of admitted torturer George W. Bush. Here’s a protest song posted by The Georgia Strait (and more pictures here):

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Emperor George and the Lost War in Iraq

By Susan Lindauer

Once upon a time there was a President named George who wanted to be Emperor. (Not a bad idea. He was a lousy President. He really needed a different job.)

President George had traveled to Mexico—once. So he figured the whole world was pretty much like Texas. He thought about it for, oh, five minutes. What he needed was a country far, far away to invade. Surely those foreigners would be charmed by his folksy swagger (being more primitive and all). They’d appreciate him more than those Gosh Darn Americans, who had awfully high expectations of a President. Why, he imagined these foreigners would bow and scrape and wow over his every golf shot.

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Letting Torturers Go Free

By Sherwood Ross
Consortium News

Although U.S. officials have attributed the torture of Muslim prisoners in American custody to a handful of maverick guards or limited to a few “high-value detainees,” such criminal acts were widely perpetrated, likely involving large numbers of military personnel, a book by a survivor suggests. (Image)

According to Murat Kurnaz, a Turkish citizen raised in Germany and defamed as “the German Taliban,” torture at the several prisons in which he was held was frequent, commonplace, and committed by many guards.

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Canada Provides Safe Haven for Suspected War Criminal


By John Boncore

(March 1, 2010) Calgary – According to legislation enacted in 2000, the Crimes Against Humanity & War Crimes Act bans all who are credibly suspected to have committed war crimes or crimes against humanity from entering Canada or, if they have managed to get in, to arrest them on the spot. This law is supported by international laws to which Canada is signatory.

Yet on March 17th 2009 George W. Bush was in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for a speaking engagement at the Telus Convention Centre which was sponsored by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

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Citizen’s Arrest of War Criminals Tony Blair and George W. Bush

Humanity's Worst War Criminals

By Prof. Anthony J. Hall
Global Research

Professor Boyle’s intervention with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute the Bush War Cabinet for international crimes is welcome news. Professor Boyle’s meticulously documented charges come shortly after news of a reward being set up in Great Britain for those who attempt citizens’ arrests of crebibly accused war criminal, Tony Blair. http://www.arrestblair.org/

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