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War Criminal Douglas Feith is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard!
07 Apr 2009
Did you know? Accused War Criminal Douglas Feith is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard!
Would you like to get involved in Unwelcoming Feith from this distinguished university?
Wars of aggression in Iraq and Afghanistan and the torture of detainees are clearly
defined as war crimes by the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the Geneva Conventions,
the Convention against Torture and other treaties to which the United States is a
The prohibition on war crimes is absolute, not relative, meaning that there is no
justification for war crimes despite the particular circumstances in particular
countries. There is plentiful evidence that war crimes were committed by the Bush
Administration. Indeed more evidence appears on an almost daily basis.
The question is will any officials of the Bush administration who were responsible
for the "war on terror" be indicted and held accountable for those crimes?
Douglas Feith held the position of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy during the
George W. Bush administration. Today he is Adjunct Visiting Scholar at Harvard
University's Kennedy School of Government.
Douglas Feith is accused of:
? Conspiracy to commit aggressive war.
? Spearheading two secretive groups at the Pentagon (the Counter Terrorism
Evaluation Group and the Office of Special Plans) that were instrumental in drawing
up documents that explained the supposed ties between Saddam and al Qaeda.
Students of Harvard need to oppose his presence!
Douglas Feith's contract with Georgetown University was terminated. Harvard can
this as well!
People of conscience must insist on accountability for the actions of U.S. officials.
If you're interested in getting involved to get Feith out of Harvard and prosecuted,
please contact notinourschool (at) worldcantwait.net.
Help organize an Unwelcoming Committee for Douglas Feith!
For more info, go to War Criminals Watch and Facebook
The status of the United States as a major world power does not make its officials
less accountable for their crimes than the former Yugoslavia, Cambodia or any other
At the beginning of the 21st century, when international law against war crimes and
crimes against humanity are clearly established, indictment of US officials for
their crimes rests on the arousal of national public opinion.
War Criminals Watch is a new project of The World Can't Wait
For more info, go to http://warcriminalswatch.org
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