Rights groups file Canadian indictment against Bush for torture

[JURIST] Two rights organizations filed an indictment [text, PDF; case materials] against former US president George W Bush [JURIST news archive] with the Canada Department of Justice [official website] on Thursday accusing him of commissioning a torture program during his time in office. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy website] filed the same complaint earlier this year [JURIST report] in Geneva, Switzerland, forcing Bush to cancel a planned speaking engagement there, although for this suit they are joined with…

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