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Have human rights organizations today, American and Canadian press conference and seminars in Vancouver, Canada urges the Attorney General of Canada to open an investigation and prosecution against former U.S. President George W. Bush on issues related to the torture of detainees in U.S. prisons.
She said such organizations - in a statement, I got a copy of Alice - The call to open an investigation and initiate prosecution of Bush is based on individual responsibility and leadership, under Canadian law and international law of human rights.
The Canadian Centre for Justice and International Center for Constitutional Rights in America - who fly the case - they will show at the press conference for a file specifies a detailed and lengthy case against former U.S. President, and request a formal investigation and legal prosecution against him. The centers that the file consists of a four thousand page contains materials to support the case to the Attorney General.
Bush had canceled a planned visit to Switzerland earlier this year after the announcement of the Centre for Constitutional Rights filed a criminal complaint that he will in this country on behalf of two detainees who were tortured, according to a press release of the two jurists.
It is scheduled to speak at Bush's Economic Summit Regional held on October 20 / October, compared to $ 150 thousand charge for participation.
The human rights organizations had earlier threatened to take legal action against Bush in Switzerland for alleged abuse of detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
It also called on the Human Rights Watch, human rights U.S. foreign governments to prosecute Bush and senior administration officials for war crimes, if it failed to manage the current President Barack Obama in the investigation in a number of evidence growing that proves the involvement of Bush and his men in the use of torture.
Published a human rights organization based in New York report in July saying that the U.S. authorities to investigate the legally binding by senior Bush administration officials for war crimes such as kidnapping, torture and ill-treatment of prisoners.
The report explained that the legal team of the previous U.S. administration was part of a conspiracy in the preparation of the opinions which allows violations are well aware that they have no basis in American or international laws.
In addition to Bush, identified by Human Rights Watch's name Vice President Dick Cheney and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and former director of the CIA George Tenet, as guilty as potential authorization of torture and other crimes.
Source: Al Jazeera