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The 9-11 bombings Are Not Acts of War

The 9-11 bombings Are Crimes Against Humanity

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U.S. Criminal Conspiracy
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"`Leaders, organizers, instigators and accomplices' who participate in `the formulation or execution of a common plan or conspiracy' to commit any of the crimes proscribed by the Nuremberg Charter `are responsible for all acts performed by any person in execution of such plan.' The language concerning involvement in a criminal conspiracy, Boyle said, comes straight from Supreme Court-approved U.S. law, namely the Pinkerton rule.
        "The White House lawyers are well aware that they are engaging in `an on-going criminal conspiracy to conduct a war of aggression,' Boyle said, adding, `The New York Times finally conceded that the reason the United States sabotaged the International Criminal Court (ICC) is because senior members of the Bush administration are afraid that they risk criminal prosecution.' The notion that the U.S. government rejects the ICC because it places military personnel at risk of prosecution is `nonsense,' Boyle said. It is the highly paid civilian planners at the Pentagon and the White House who have most to fear from the ICC because of their involvement in planning war crimes, according to Boyle.
--Francis Boyle on White House fears about the International Criminal Court
Oil Lust and Israeli "Hatchet Men" Behind U.S. Plans to Occupy Iraq,
by Christopher Bollyn, American Free Press, 18 Oct 2002

"The Geneva Convention is absolutely clear. In a 1979 protocol relating to the `protection of victims of international armed conflicts,' Article 54, it states: `It is prohibited to attack, destroy, remove, or render useless objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population, such as foodstuffs, crops, livestock, drinking water installations and supplies, and irrigation works, for the specific purpose of denying them for their sustenance value to the civilian population or to the adverse Party, whatever the motive, whether in order to starve out civilians, to cause them to move away, or for any other motive.'
        "At But that is precisely what the U.S. government did, with malice aforethought. It `destroyed, removed, or rendered useless' Iraq's `drinking water installations and supplies.' The sanctions, imposed for a decade largely at the insistence of the United States, constitute a violation of the Geneva Convention. They amount to a systematic effort to, in the DIA's own words, `fully degrade" Iraq's water sources. . . . .
        "At a House hearing on June 6, Representative Cynthia McKinney, Democrat of Georgia, referred to the document `Iraq Water Treatment Vulnerabilities' and said: `Attacking the Iraqi public drinking water supply flagrantly targets civilians and is a violation of the Geneva Convention and of the fundamental laws of civilized nations.'
        " Over the last decade, Washington extended the toll by continuing to withhold approval for Iraq to import the few chemicals and items of equipment it needed in order to clean up its water supply. . . .
        "For more than ten years, the United States has deliberately pursued a policy of destroying the water treatment system of Iraq, knowing full well the cost in Iraqi lives. The United Nations has estimated that more than 500,000 Iraqi children have died as a result of sanctions, and that 5,000 Iraqi children continue to die every month for this reason. No one can say that the United States didn't know what it was doing."

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