Amnesty Int’l Calls On African Countries To Arrest Bush For Authorizing Torture

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"Amnesty Int’l Calls On African Countries To Arrest Bush For Authorizing Torture"

President Bush “received a warm welcome” after he arrived in Tanzania today, his first stop on a philanthropic tour of Africa. But the human rights group Amnesty International is calling for his arrest. “International law requires that there be no safe haven for those responsible for torture; Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia must seize this opportunity to fulfill their obligations and end the impunity George W. Bush has so far enjoyed,” said Amnesty senior legal adviser Matt Pollard in a statement.

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