Sunday, October 12, 2003

The US is using Israel's tactics in Iraq

Now they're bulldozing the crops of villages that refuse to tell them what they want to hear.

This is collective punishment, and explicitly outlawed by the Fourth Geneva Convention. It's a deliberate, premeditated war crime, with the sole aim of terrorising the civillian population into submission. As a signatory of the Convention, the United States has an obligation to find and punish those responsible. But I'm not holding my breath...