February 22, 2018

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Four ways to act against Ahmadinejad

The Daily TelegraphThursday, 15 February 2007 By Joshua Rozenberg, Legal Editor(Excerpts)Diplomatic pressure should be targeted at isolating the president of Iran before further, fateful steps are contemplated, we argued in our leader columns this week. Quite right. But what prospect is there of using the courts to undermine Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? …Irwin Cotler, a former law professor who served as Canada's attorney general and minister of justice until last year, outlined four ways in which legal action could be taken against Mr Ahmadinejad.The first would involve the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide, an international treaty that came into force in 1951. Its 138 … [Read more...]