April 23, 2009

Taking a Stand Against War Crimes: Call for a Special Prosecutor and Impeachment of Bybee

George W. Bush, Forty-third President (2001–2009)Image by cliff1066 via Flickr

The United States must investigate officials in the Bush administration who tortured detainees for possible war crimes prosecution. This is our responsibility under federal and international law, and it is not one we can shirk without seriously damaging our moral standing. I am extremely disappointed with President Obama's reluctance to enforce the law on this matter, and as I said recently, it is time to turn up the pressure.

I would like to thank some of my favorite bloggers and other news sources for their continued calls for a special prosecutor. Here are some posts and articles I'd like to highlight:
If you have written anything recently on the importance of appointing a special prosecutor to investigate possible war crimes, please send me the link. I'll add it here or use it in an upcoming post.

I am compiling a list of resources to assist American citizens in demanding that the Obama administration appoint a special prosecutor to investigate war crimes by the Bush administration. Here is what I have found so far:
I am signing all of them and encourage my readers to do the same. Again, if you come across any I've missed, please let me know so I can add them.

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