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Bush Crimes Commission to Release Final Verdict

September 11, 2006
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Bush Crimes Commission to Release Final Verdict

WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, DC - September 13, 2006

WHO: International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration:

WHAT: Bush Crimes Commission delivers final verdict and findings of fact concerning whether Bush Administration guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2006

1. Press Conference: 11 a.m. - Camp Democracy, main tent #1, 15th Street and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

2. Deliver Verdict to the White House and Justice Department, noon-2pm, by delegation including: Ann Wright, Ray McGovern, Larry Everest, Clark Kissinger, David Swanson, Gael Murphy, Nancy Wohlforth and others.

3. Bush Crimes Commission videos on indictments of Bush Regime for its action re: torture, AIDS and global warming, 3-5 pm

4. Presentation: Is the Bush Administration guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity? The Verdict is in! Featuring Ray McGovern, Ann Wright, David Swanson, Larry Everest and Clark Kissinger. Camp Democracy, 7-10 pm

WHERE: Camp Democracy and delegation to front gates of the White House and the Department of Justice to deliver Verdict

Summary: Larry Everest, author and an organizer of the Commission commented: “The release of the Commission’s verdict comes at a moment when war crimes and crimes against humanity are again front-page news. Last week, Bush acknowledged his administration’s use of torture, rendition, and illegal detention, and argued they should continue. He advocates eviscerating the War Crimes Act to prevent prosecution of his administration. Bush is threatening another illegal war against Iran, and continues to use the attacks of Sept. 11 to justify these criminal actions.”

In this situation, the Bush Crimes Commission argues that people of conscience have a moral responsibility to investigate potential war crimes and crimes against humanity and to condemn them when they take place.

For a full schedule of events, go to:

Camp Democracy is a 17-day event focused not only on ending the war but also on righting injustices here at home and on holding accountable the Bush Administration and Congress.

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