Saturday, June 7, 2008

Luis Moreno-Ocampo Sees No Military Justification For War Crimes

Luis Moreno-Ocampo as the chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court in the Hague, expressed intolerance for war criminals, in a speech to the UN Security council. Darfur: A Hell on Earth brings us a quote from that speech, where he points out very clearly that the Sudan has refused to relinquish Ahmad Harun (Indicted Minister), and Ali Kushayb (Janjaweed Leader), both war criminals:

“There is no military justification for bombing schools, no legal excuse for raping women. Those crimes have been carefully prepared, and efficiently implemented. Those are not mistakes. Those are not inter-tribal clashes. Those are not cases of collateral damage. Those are, simply, criminal acts against civilians, unarmed civilians."

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