If the Chilcot report finds the Iraq invasion violated the UN Charter, what are the consequences?

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Stop The War protester dressed as Tony Blair outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Hall
Iraq War inquiry, QEII Conference Centre, London, Britain - 29 Jan 2010

by Geoffrey Bindman QC The Chilcot report, when published next month, will surely criticise some of those responsible for launching the Iraq war on 20 March 2003 and for the suffering and damage which it caused. Lawyers are certainly already mulling over the prospect of litigation, criminal as well as civil.   If Chilcot supports the […]

Rough justice

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by Jon Robins The 25th anniversary of the release of the Birmingham Six serves as a powerful reminder of the fallibility of our justice system. On March 14, 1991, Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIlkenny, Gerry Hunter, Billy Power and Johnny Walker stood outside the Old Bailey, free after 16 years, having had their convictions […]