Former US President George W Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland amid concerns he could be arrested. The former leader had been due to speak at a charity gala, making the keynote speech at Keren Hayesod's annual dinner on February 12.What about Stephen Harper? The International Criminal court is still investigating his case. The wheels of justice move slowly, but the case is still open.
But human rights groups in the country have been calling for the Swiss government to arrest him over allegations he ordered the torture of prisoners. Court officials have said criminal complaints against Mr Bush have been lodged in Geneva but Swiss officials said he would enjoy some diplomatic immunity as a former head of state.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
George Bush Banned from Switzerland for War Crimes. What About Stephen Harper?
A kind of funny, but not so funny, story from Switzerland. George Bush was planning a trip there but had to cancel those plans after calls that he be arrested for war crimes.