Tag Archives: war crimes

Doc in the Dock

The boss of the Bosnian Serbs/ Was arrested one day in the ‘burbs,/ Pretending he wasnae a/ Butcher of Bosnia/ Rather a healer with herbs./// One from the book here, which was actually well within the 140-character limit even though … Continue reading

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Tutu Targets Tony

There was an old man from Cape Town/ A bishop of Nobel renown/ Who said, to be fair/ Mr Bush & pal Blair/ Should be tried in the Hague & sent down. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/sep/02/tony-blair-iraq-war-desmond-tutu

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Taylor Made for Prison

A nasty old warlord named Taylor/ Is going to get a new jailer/ He’s now 64/ When he walks out that door/ He’ll be quite a lot older & frailer.  /// http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/31/world/africa/charles-taylor-sentenced-to-50-years-for-war-crimes.html

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Taylor, Meet Gaoler

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor/ A modern-day Vlad the Impaler/ Now has to atone/ For Sierra Leone/ And his war crimes, with Britain his gaoler. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/charles-taylor-convicted-of-aiding-and-abetting-war-crimes-in-historic-ruling-at-icc-7681737.html

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