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Former Abu Ghraib Commander To Testify

Former Abu Ghraib Commander To Testify

On January 10, an unprecedented act will occur as the International Commission on Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration will serve indictments on the Attorney General and the White House!

These indictments arise from the historical, moral and political responsibility of people of conscience to sit in judgment of what is being done in their name. Your financial support is is critical to bring together these witnesses who have the goods on the Bush administration and are ready to tell all.

The Commission hearings will be held on January 20-22, 2006, at The Riverside Church and the Columbia University Law School in New York. Here are two more profiles of selected witnesses who will appear:

Janis Karpinski and Craig Murray Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists have been unfairly scapegoated for the prisoner abuse scandal that was ordered by higher-ups, and the mistreatment of detainees may still be occurring.

Craig Murray was the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Uzbekistan, until removed from his post after he publicly criticized the human rights situation in Uzbekistan. He has also criticized the UK government for committing torture by proxy, sending "terrorist suspects" to Uzbekistan for their security services to extract intelligence.

Imagine what this means to people all over the world. Prominent witnesses, presenting compelling evidence, before a jury of conscience, expertise, and stature, can galvanize truths that change hearts and minds, and can deliver a powerful j'accuse right in Bush's "brave new homeland." But to do this, we need the funds now to bring these witnesses to New York.

You can make it possible by donating to the Commission and by raising funds from family and friends. Checks should be made out to "Not In Our Name" and mailed to Not In Out Name, 305 West Broadway, #199, New York, NY 10013. Contributions can be made on line at www.nion.us/NSOC/sign.htm.

You may also register for the conference on-line at www.bushcommission.org.

ENDS

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