updates, noon 10/1/09
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 22:57:33 GMT
Hugo Chavez Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called on the International Criminal Court to try US and Israeli leaders for killing Palestinian civilians.
According to the Latin American Prensa Latina, Chavez told reporters that the international community needs to take US President George W. Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to court for flexing their military muscle in a civilian zone.UN Human Rights official calls for probe into possible war crimes by Israel in Gaza;
Chavez hailed in Jordan for expelling Israel envoy; and why the UN Security Council's resolution on Gaza is useless.
Original article: Dr M says Malaysia should call for the creation of an international Tribunal to try Israel for war crimes against Palestina and Gaza. Malaysia can do this by pushing for a resolution to be tabled at the United Nations General Assembly on the formation of the Tribunal.
The former Prime Minister said our MPs can make this happen by calling on the Malaysian Government to table the resolution at a UN General Assembly. "It can be done but we need to have the courage to propose the setting of the tribunal. We need a country brave enough to push for a debate at the UN.
Dr M made the suggestion during a 30-minute Blog@1 program hosted by blogger and former NST Group Editor Ahmad A. Talib.
Israel has continued to attack Gaza and kill hundreds of civilians despite global criticism and a UN resolution described by Foreign Minister Rais Yatim as "melepas batuk di tangga".
Dr Mahathir also spoke at length on how Malaysians can make a difference by boycotting US products. Malaysians can also