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June 14, 2004

International Red Cross Clarifies That It Was "High" When It Demanded Saddam's Release

Ace of Spades HQ gets results!:

"Any prisoner of war suspected of having committed any type of crime can be charged and tried," said Antonella Notari, chief spokeswoman of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Notari said she wanted to make clear the neutral ICRC has no desire to see the release of any POWs, including Saddam, who are suspected of criminal acts.

"Nobody in the ICRC is calling for the release of Saddam Hussein. Absolutely not," Notari told The Associated Press from the Geneva headquarters of the humanitarian agency, which serves as a watchdog to ensure adherence to the Geneva Conventions on the conduct of warfare.

I'm not sure this affects the fundamental brief against this organization as being anti-Jew, anti-American, and devoutly leftist, though.


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