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Gorbachev calls for global court for environmental crimes
AFP ^ | March 13, 2012

Posted on 03/13/2012 9:58:19 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev called on Tuesday for the creation of an international court to try environmental crimes, in an interview published in French daily Le Monde.

"I would personally look favourably upon creating an international tribunal to try those responsible for environmental crimes, both business leaders and the heads of state or government," the 81-year-old Nobel Peace Prize recipient said.

Gorbachev, who was in the southern French city of Marseille on Monday to speak at the Sixth World Water Forum, has led the environmental pressure group Green Cross International since 1993.

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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

“Here’s one guy who waited until most of the twentieth century was over before asserting himself as one of the century’s biggest idiots.”
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Nevertheless: Another idiot not to be underestimated...


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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

“Here’s one guy who waited until most of the twentieth century was over before asserting himself as one of the century’s biggest idiots.”
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Nevertheless: Another idiot not to be underestimated...

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22 posted on 03/13/2012 3:05:28 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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