David Swanson has put together an extensive and thorough “To Do List” for the current and critical issues we’re dealing with, in terms of accountability and war crimes, specifically, torture.
“Complete Recipe for Accountability: Just Add Sweat
By David Swanson 2-11-2009
The first step is Prosecutions:
Sign a petition asking Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute any and all government officials who have participated in war crimes. Sign now.
Collect signatures in the real world by printing out this PDF. Please enter the data you collect on the petition online and/or mail the completed (or partially completed) forms to JDS, 4407 Garrison Street NW, Washington DC 20016.
Phone and Email the Office of the Attorney General at 202-514-2001 AskDOJ@usdoj.gov to request a Special Prosecutor to investigate and prosecute any and all government officials who have participated in war crimes.
In June 2008, 56 Democratic Congress members, led by Congressman John Conyers, wrote to Attorney General Mukasey asking for a Special Prosecutor. Conyers and Congressman Jerrold Nadler wrote to Mukasey again in December 2008. Please ask them to re-send these letters to the new Attorney General, Eric Holder. Conyers 202-225-5126, Nadler 202-225-5635.
Congressman John Conyers has proposed extending statutes of limitations on Bush-Cheney crimes. Help make this happen.