Not only did Bush violate the U.N. Charter, he violated the Geneva and Hague Conventions.<quoted text>
Did you hear that on FOX, imbecile? It didn't violate anything. That's why even the French sent some people, medics I think. All in all over 50 countries participated and they all were NATO countries. You're not only stupid, you're a FKing liar.
“It is a war crime to launch “an indiscriminate attack affecting the civilian population in the knowledge that such an attack will cause an excessive loss of life or injury to civilians.” Geneva Conventions, Article 85
“It is especially forbidden to kill treacherously individuals belonging to the hostile nation or army.” Hague Conventions, Article 23
The United Nations secretary general, Kofi Annan, declared explicitly that the US-led war on Iraq was illegal.
"Mr Annan said that the invasion was not sanctioned by the UN security council or in accordance with the UN's founding charter. In an interview with the BBC World Service, he was asked outright if the war was illegal. He replied: "Yes, if you wish."
He then added unequivocally: "I have indicated it was not in conformity with the UN charter. From our point of view and from the charter point of view it was illegal."
Text of a letter published in The Wall Street Journal, the Times of London and other newspapers on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, against Bush, by the prime ministers of Spain, Portugal, Italy and Britain, the president of the Czech Republic and the prime ministers of Hungary, Poland and Denmark:
"The U.N. Charter charges the Security Council with the task of preserving international peace and security. To do so, the Security Council must maintain its credibility by ensuring full compliance with its resolutions. We cannot allow a dictator to systematically violate those resolutions. If they are not complied with, the Security Council will lose its credibility and world peace will suffer as a result. We are confident that the Security Council will face up to its responsibilities.”
The UN chief had warned the US and its allies a week before the invasion in March 2003 that military action would violate the UN charter.