Skip to comments.MARINE IN SHOOTING PROBE (yes...by the UN...gaggg)
Posted on 11/16/2004 8:12:36 AM PST by dinok
The United Nations has called for an investigation into a series of alleged abuses in the Iraqi city of Fallujah.
Human rights official Louise Arbour said those responsible for any violations should be brought to justice.
Controversy over the Fallujah offensive was fuelled by video footage showing a US Marine shooting dead a wounded and unarmed Iraqi.
The pictures showed some marines entering the mosque on Saturday.
The marine, who has since been taken off battlefield duty, is seen standing above a figure slumped against a wall aiming his rifle at the man's body.
"He's f****** faking he's dead," the soldier is heard to shout. "He's breathing... he's f****** faking he's dead."
A shot rings out, and the words: "He is now" can be heard on the video.
US broadcaster NBC said the dead man, one of about five pictured inside the mosque, was an unarmed insurgent who had been discovered the previous day and been left to await medical attention.
The reports said the unnamed marine involved had been wounded in the face the day before the killing but had returned to duty almost immediately.
Another soldier had died moving the booby-trapped body of an insurgent.
The US military has begun an investigation into possible war crimes over the incident.
The First Marine Division said it wanted to determine whether the marine acted in self-defence, violated military law or failed to comply with the international Law of Armed Conflict.
Anyone here think the UN is gonna get a piece of our Boys?
Kerry and company still want to subject our citizens to the the ICC?
Toss the a-holes out of new york, right now.
that is the most ridiculous headline ive seen in a while...
sky.com is reaching on this one.
Ummmmmmmmmmm DARFUR, IVORY COAST.................
The UN needs to butt out. This Marine is being punished before the trial thanks to the media. why the heck didnt Sites hand over the video tot he DOD before releasing it if he really thought we were in the wrong
Oil for Food Inquiry first, then diplomatically speaking we may consider looking in to the matter ourselves.
Shooting probe of a Marine in an war? Hello? It's a war. Marines shoot people - that's what they do.
Moral to the story: If you are being filmed
by journalists, do them as well.
The UN has NO moral authority. They participated in funding the weapons we fight against (and got a nice cut too). They can shut their pie holes until they've come clean over Oil for Food.
Just let me know - I'll be there.
I vote we ignore the UN as they are doing to us on the "Oil for Kofi's pockets" UN scam.
Nuke the UN, their worthless and corrupt.
Help make sure this Marine is treated fairly.
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It's time to kick the UN out.
"The UN needs to butt out."
Well, with Condy in and Powell out we may deal with the UN in a non metrosexual manner.
I just hope GW stops placating the UN and the French. I'm having a hard time keeping my lunch down.
Senator Norm Coleman has called for an investigation into the systemic and endemic corruption that pervades the den of thieves otherwise known as the UN.
"Moral to the story: If you are being filmed
by journalists, do them as well."
As I watched the tape I realized that the camera was so close to the two terrorists on the ground that if one had exploded the F...n reporter would be dead. One has to be a morron to get that close to a terrorist in Iraq knowing how they strap explosives on their butts to kill westerners?
It plain time to KICK THE UN
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