Tony Blair should be prosecuted over Iraq war, high court hears

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Lawyer for former Iraqi general argues former PM should face trial due to legal precedent set during Nuremburg hearings

The Chilcot inquiry’s conclusion that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and undermined the United Nations requires the prosecution of Tony Blair, the high court has heard.

In his opening argument calling for a war crimes trial in Britain, Michael Mansfield QC said that the offence of waging an aggressive war has effectively been assimilated into English law.

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