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Tony Blair prosecution over Iraq war blocked by judges - The Guardian

Tony Blair presided over the UK's decision to join the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA. Tony Blair should not face prosecution for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, the high court has ruled. The lord chief justice, Lord ...and more »

High Court blocks bid to prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq War - The Independent

The High Court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War. General Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat has accused Mr Blair of committing a “crime of aggression” by ...and more »

Tony Blair Can't be Taken to Court Over Iraq War Says High Court - RightsInfo

Former British PM Tony Blair can't be taken to court in a private prosecution, the High Court has ruled. General Abdul Wahed Shannan al-Rabbat, a former Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army, had hoped to take the former politician to court over the Iraq ...and more »

High court blocks private prosecution of Tony Blair - Financial Times

A former Iraqi general cannot bring a private criminal prosecution of Tony Blair, the former prime minister, over the Iraq war, the High Court has ruled. Two senior judges ruled that a private prosecution of the former prime minister sought by General ...and more »

High Court rejects bid by Iraqi general to bring private prosecution against Tony Blair - ITV News

The High Court has rejected a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War. General Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat has accused the former prime minister of committing a "crime of ...and more »

UK court blocks bid to prosecute Tony Blair for invasion of Iraq - Middle East Eye

A British court has blocked an attempt by a former Iraqi general to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq war. General Abdul Wahed Shannan al-Rabbat, a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army, accused Blair of committing a "crime ...and more »

High Court rejects Iraqi general's bid for Tony Blair war prosecution - Sky News

Iraqi general Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat accused Mr Blair of committing a "crime of aggression" by supporting the invasion. 12:00, UK, Monday 31 July 2017. US president George W Bush (R) waves with British PM Tony Blair (L. Image: Tony Blair and ...and more »

Refusal To Prosecute Tony Blair Over Iraq War Is 'Not Justice', Accuser's Lawyer Says - HuffPost UK

The refusal to prosecute Tony Blair over the Iraq War is “not justice” and grants British leaders “complete immunity”, the lawyer representing his accuser has said. The High Court dismissed a private prosecution by Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat, a ...and more »

As lawyers in the case against Tony Blair, this is why accountability on Iraq remains elusive - Prospect

The courts have ruled Blair won't be prosecuted on Iraq. It isn't just Blair-baiters who should worry about this decision; it is everyone who fears a lawless world. by Michael Mansfield QC and Antonia Benfield / July 31, 2017 / Leave a comment ...and more »

Iraq War: Bid to prosecute Tony Blair rejected by High Court - BBC News

The High Court has blocked an attempt to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War. Former Iraqi general Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat alleged the former prime minister committed "the crime of aggression" by invading Iraq in 2003 ...and more »