Monday, September 15, 2008

ICC Case against President Bashir: COUNT # 7

Count 7
Torture of civilians in Darfur constituting a Crime against Humanity

Art. 7(1)(f)
From March 2003 to the date of filing of this Application AL BASHIR committed, through other persons, a crime against humanity, namely torture, by using the state apparatus, the Armed Forces and Militia/Janjaweed, to torture members of the civilian population, including
but not limited to civilians in Mukjar, Kailek, and Jebel Moon in Darfur, the Sudan, in violation of Arts. 7(1)(f) and 25(3)(a) of the Rome Statute.

Monday, September 08, 2008

330 Congregations against torture

from the website of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture-NRCAT

More than 330 congregations, representing all 50 states and America’s diverse faith traditions, joined in this witness against torture during June 2008. This colorful 2’x3’ poster features beautiful photos and a list of the participating congregations. A generous grant has allowed us to price them only slightly above shipping and handling costs. Buy one to present to your Member of Congress! Buy 10 to share with members of your congregation! Buy 20 to distribute to local businesses!

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