Lilli Marleen

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As you might see soon, english is not my mothertongue. And since english speaking people are used to others stumble around in their language, I hope I don't make too much of an idiot of myself here. So - my deepest apologies adressed to the English Language for not worshipping her better.

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Arons Israel Peace Weblog
Daddy, Papa & Me
ectophensis
The Lefty Directory
view from the back window of my pickup truck
Hi, I'm black!
Eschaton
Papa Scott
A Fistful Of Euros
The Russian Dilettante
Little Yellow Different


German Blogs I read:

ap-project
Lyssas Lounge
London Leben
industrial-technology and witchcraft
Anke Groener
Almost a Diary
Denkmetho.de
l.o.g
lawblog
Beruf Terrorist
blog.nrwspd.de


Other links:
Social Democrats in Germany
Die Zeit
(a german newspaper)
Spiegel
(the german magazine)
Underground
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Roots of English Dictionary
Rautavistische Universitaet


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Sonntag, Mai 09, 2004
 
Who did what to whom?
When studying I learned that the simple questions are the hardest to answer, especially when it comes to laws. "Who demands what from whom wherefore?" is such a sentence (poorly translated, of course).
But it all comes down to the simple questions in life.
Especially the bigger things.
Who did torture whom? Why? How often?
And then the questions that have to be asked: what will happen to the torturers and who will do it?

Soldiers who rape and commit other crimes, soldiers who torture prisoners have to be brought to court. Higher ranks who let their people commit such crimes have to be brought to court, too because they have let it happen.

And people who claim the political responsibility but don't do a thing besides trying to spread fog around everything have to be brought to places where they get ripped their ass off, or at least they have to resign, because what else does political responsibility mean, when the person doesn't do anything afterwards? I'm not talking about preussian times and before where it was expected to shoot yourself, but a little bit of consequence - here a resign or a few - would be in order, wouldn't it?

I also wonder why we're just talking about the US troops torturing. What about the Brits? And what it Tony doing?