Too many deaths and too many deals done on the back of this. #WarCriminalBlair needs to be prosecuted
Commenting on the Chilcot Report today (6 July) Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths said:
The Chilcot Inquiry report provides all the evidence needed to demonstrate that the Iraq War was illegal in its conception, criminally incompetent in its execution and catastrophic in its consequences.
It is clear that a prima facie case exists to charge former British Prime Minister Blair and ex-US President George W. Bush with waging a war of aggression. In the verdict of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremburg in 1946, this is ‘the supreme international crime, differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole’.
Today, if the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg are not able or willing to initiate proceedings against one or both men, the British government should take the necessary steps to do so.
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