Prosecute Russian and Other Powerful Countries’ War Crimes

Source: Common Dreams
by César Chelala

“Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine and its intervention on that country’s internal affairs constitute a serious breach of international law. According to the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, ‘War is essentially an evil thing. Its consequences are not confined to the belligerent states alone, but affect the whole world. To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole.’ Current Russian military actions in Ukraine are clear violations of the Geneva Convention of 1949, particularly its attacks against civilians who are not participating in hostilities..” (04/30/22)

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2022/04/30/prosecute-russian-and-other-powerful-countries-war-crimes