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April 1, 2003
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The war in Iraq is unlawful, a leading South African Jew and international human rights expert said. Judge Richard Goldstone said the United States is endangering the body of international humanitarian law built up since World War II. “If the only superpower regards itself as above the law, then it has the potential of releasing everybody from the law,” said Goldstone, one of three Jewish judges serving on South Africa’s highest court.

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