USA: Torture, war crimes, accountability: Visit to Switzerland of former US President George W. Bush and Swiss obligations under international law: Amnesty International's memorandum to the Swiss authorities
Amnesty International considers that there is enough material in the public domain to give rise to an obligation on Switzerland, should Mr Bush proceed with his visit on or around 12 February 2011, to investigate his alleged involvement in and responsibility for crimes under international law, including torture, and to secure his presence in Switzerland during that investigation.
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