Time: Sun Dec 14 20:30:20 1997
From: Paul Andrew Mitchell [address in tool bar]
Subject: SLS: United States War Crimes Against Iraq (fwd)
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>>Source: http://deoxy.org/wc/wc-crime.htm
>>International War Crimes Tribunal
>>United States War Crimes Against Iraq
>>         1.The United States engaged in a pattern of conduct
>>beginning in or before 1989 intended to lead Iraq into
>>provocations justifying U.S. military action against Iraq and
>>permanent U.S. military domination of the Gulf.
>>         2.President Bush from August 2, 1990, intended and acted
>>to prevent any interference with his plan to destroy Iraq
>>economically and militarily.
>>         3.President Bush ordered the destruction of facilities
>>essential to civilian life and economic productivity throughout
>>         4.The United States intentionally bombed and destroyed
>>civilian life, commercial and business districts, schools,
>>hospitals, mosques, churches, shelters, residential areas,
>>historical sites, private vehicles and civilian government
>>         5.The United States intentionally bombed
>>indiscriminately throughout Iraq. 
>>         6.The United States intentionally bombed and destroyed
>>Iraqi military personnel, used excessive force, killed soldiers
>>seeking to surrender and in disorganized individual flight, often
>>unarmed and far from any combat zones and randomly and wantonly
>>killed Iraqi soldiers and destroyed materiel after the cease
>>         7.The United States used prohibited weapons capable of
>>mass destruction and inflicting indiscriminate death and
>>unnecessary suffering against both military and civilian targets.
>>         8.The United States intentionally attacked installations
>>in Iraq containing dangerous substances and forces. 
>>         9.President Bush ordered U.S. forces to invade Panama,
>>resulting in the deaths of 1,000 to 4,000 Panamanians and the
>>destruction of thousands of private dwellings, public buildings,
>>and commercial structures. 
>>        10.President Bush obstructed justice and corrupted United
>>Nations functions as a means of securing power to commit crimes
>>against peace and war crimes. 
>>        11.President Bush usurped the Constitutional power of
>>Congress as a means of securing power to commit crimes against
>>peace, war crimes, and other high crimes. 
>>        12.The United States waged war on the environment. 
>>        13.President Bush encouraged and aided Shiite Muslims and
>>Kurds to rebel against the government of Iraq causing fratricidal
>>violence, emigration, exposure, hunger and sickness and thousands
>>of deaths. After the rebellion failed, the U.S. invaded and
>>occupied parts of Iraq without authority in order to increase
>>division and hostility within Iraq. 
>>        14.President Bush intentionally deprived the Iraqi people
>>of essential medicines, potable water, food, and other
>>        15.The United States continued its assault on Iraq after
>>the cease fire, invading and occupying areas at will. 
>>        16.The United States has violated and condoned violations
>>of human rights, civil liberties and the U.S. Bill of Rights in
>>the United States, in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere to
>>achieve its purpose of military domination. 
>>        17.The United States, having destroyed Iraq's economic
>>base, demands reparations which will permanently impoverish Iraq
>>and threaten its people with famine and epidemic. 
>>        18.President Bush systematically manipulated, controlled,
>>directed, misinformed and restricted press and media coverage to
>>obtain constant support in the media for his military and
>>political goals. 
>>        19.The United States has by force secured a permanent
>>military presence in the Gulf, the control of its oil resources
>>and geopolitical domination of the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf
>>WWW URL: http://deoxy.org/wc/wc-crime.htm
>>Copyright  1992 by The Commission of Inquiry for
>>the International War Crimes Tribunal
>>--- end ---

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