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US Officials Responsible for Torture Should Be Prosecuted Under Nuremberg Protocols | OffGuardian

24.5.16

US Officials Responsible for Torture Should Be Prosecuted Under Nuremberg Protocols | OffGuardian: The following excerpt is from the foreword to American Nuremburg: The US Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 Crimes:

“The modern concept of human rights is based on the fundamental principle that those responsible for violations must be held to account.”—Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights

“Well, when the president does it, that means it is not illegal.”—Richard Nixon, in 1977 interview with David Frost

September 11, 2001, began an ominous new chapter in this country’s history. Horrified Americans turned our eyes from the images on TV screens and toward our government. We were looking for reassurance, for bold actions to assuage our newfound fears. And the government responded.


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