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Human rights protest in Salt Lake City

The Committee for War Criminal Prosecution (CWCP) held its third annual spring gathering in Salt Lake City, Utah to focus attention on human rights abuses and war crimes committed by members of the U.N.'s Security Council. (article 1)
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Human rights protest in Salt Lake City
Thirty-five participants held signs written in English, Spanish and Russian protesting the continuing human rights abuses and war crimes committed by the Russian government against Chechens and the Chinese government against Tibetans and other ethnic and religious groups inside China.

Protesters also noted the failure of the Bush administration and U.N. Human Rights Commission to face up to and act on human rights violations and war crimes committed by the world's large and powerful nations, including recent unwillingness by the U.N. to condemn Russia for its unspeakable terror against Chechens under Russian President Putin's direction over the past two and one-half years and U.S. President Bush's rescission of the U.S.'s signature on, commitment to and cooperation with the International War Crimes Treaty regime.

The CWCP takes the position that both the U.N. and U.S. government have taken giant steps backward in dealing with human rights and war crimes problems. Clearly, leaders of the U.N.'s powerful permanent Security Council members are reluctant to give up their coveted roles as the U.N.'s "elite." Consequently, they refuse to apply the same standards of international law to the abuses they commit while demanding compliance by leaders of the world's smaller nation-states.

The U.S., Russia, China and other large nations currently hypocritically mock international law and other reasonable legal, ethical and moral standards of conduct in the human rights and war crimes arena.

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Clueless American Hypocrites 07.Jun.2002 23:21

the only good American...

This protest in that bastion of progressive politics, Salt Lake City, is typicial of the delusional and self-rightouesness nature of American pigs.

First of all the United Nations (security council or otherwise) is increasingly not much more than an American handpuppet. See the American manipulation of the UN to maintain the genocidal American sanctions against Iraq as an excellent example.

Secondly, these American hypocrites focus most of their attention on the human rights violations committed by American rivals such as Russia and China, while including only a token condemnation of American "violations of international law" to give themselves cover.

Here is a little wake call to you American "human rights activists": Americais the greatest violator of human rights on this planet, not merely against its own people but against other nations.

America is currently busy not only oppressing African Americans, occupying Hawaii and the "American Southwest" but also murdering and killing millions of people around this planet from Iraq to Afghanistan to Yugoslavia to Somalia and on and on.

CITIZENS OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE NEED TO LOOK AT THEIR OWN EVIL EMPIRE BEFORE THEY EVEN THINK ABOUT SHEDDING CROCODILE TEARS FOR SOMEONE ELSE.