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War crimes: Taylor now, Assad next

War crimes: Taylor now, Assad next "It was not until Pinochet came to London in 1998 to take tea with Mrs Thatcher that the idea of ending the impunity of political and military leaders seemed possible. In those days it was bitterly controversial: the pope, Henry Kissinger, George Bush Snr, and even Fidel Castro wrote to Jack Straw demanding that he be freed." (Geoffrey Robertson)

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Thursday, 31 May 2012 - 3:15pm
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