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Torture victims to initiate private prosecution against George W. Bush in Canada

Prominent Individuals and Organizations Sign on in Support

October 19, 2011, Surrey, BC - On Oct. 20, four individuals who allege they were tortured during George W. Bush's tenure as president of the United States will lodge a private prosecution in Provincial Court in Surrey, British Columbia, against the former president, who is due to visit Canada for a paid speaking engagement at the Surrey Regional Economic Summit on the same day. The four men will take this step after repeated calls to the Canadian attorney general to open a torture investigation of George Bush went unanswered. Human rights groups and prominent individuals will sign on in support of the effort.

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