Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Bush Backs Out of Europe Trip Amid Calls for His Arrest

It's good to know that at least on some parts of the planet people are actually serious about holding war criminals accountable:

Will George W. Bush set foot in Europe again in his lifetime?

A planned trip by Bush to speak at the Switzerland-based United Israel Appeal later this week has been canceled after several human rights groups called for Swiss authorities to arrest Bush and investigate him for authorizing torture. Bush has traveled widely since leaving office, but not to Europe, where there is a strong tradition of international prosecutions.

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