KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal has
fixed tomorrow, for a decision on whether former US president George W. Bush and
his associates are guilty of committing war crimes.
Former Federal Court judge Tan Sri Lamin Mohd Yunus, who heads the quorum of
the tribunal with four others, announced this today after listening to oral
submissions from the prosecution and defence teams.
He said the prosecution had succeeded in proving a prima facie case
against Bush; former US vice-president Dick Cheney; former defence secretary
Donald Rumsfeld; Bush''s former counsel Alberto Gonzales; Cheney''s former
general counsel David Addington; Rumsfeld''s former general counsel William
Haynes; Jay Bybee, then assistant attorney-general and John Yoo, former deputy
Jason Kay, who has been appointed ''amicus curae'' (friend of the court) to
act for the accused, told the tribunal that they did not have any witness and
the tribunal could proceed with its decision.
Earlier, Kay submitted that international law had changed after World War II
and the Sept 11 tragedy.
ZMN MAM GR