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John Bolton, fmr US ambassador to the UN Narrowly Missed Citizen's Arrest

John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, has escaped an attempted citizen's arrest as he appeared at the Hay Festival.

Security guards blocked the path of columnist and activist George Monbiot, who tried to make the arrest as Mr Bolton left the stage.

The former ambassador - a key advisor to President George W Bush who argued strongly in favour of invading Iraq - had been giving a talk on international relations to more than 600 people at the literary festival.

Mr Monbiot was blocked by two heavily-built security guards at the end of the one-and-a-half hour appearance, before he could serve a "charge sheet" on him.

After being released by the guards the columnist - a fierce critic of the 2003 American-led invasion - made a dash through the rain-soaked tented village in a failed attempt to catch up with Mr Bolton.

A crowd of about 20 protestors, one dressed in a latex George Bush mask, chanted "war criminal" as Mr Bolton was ushered away.
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we need to show our support

we need to show our support for George Monbiot.
he actually has te courage to do what is right.

If the security guards did

If the security guards did not have a lawful reason for detaining Monbiot, I believe their actions may have constituted false imprisonment. In addition, they may have aided Bolton in evading arrest.

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That's what needs to happen

That's what needs to happen with Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rove, Rumsfeld, Lieberman, McCain, Clinton, Obama and the list goes on and on. Just put these people under arrest.

There are a few towns, I

There are a few towns, I believe in the NE section of the US, where Bush & Cheney have been indicted. Police in those areas have been instructed to arrest Bush & Cheney if or when they are within their jurisdiction. I'm not certain, but am thinking this was in Vermont for some reason.

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instructed to arrest Bush & Cheney?

"instructed to arrest Bush & Cheney if or when they are within their jurisdiction"

no shit? I just googled that one.

These two towns basically banished Bush and Cheney from their jurisdiction.
http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN04546994200...

2 towns in Vermont but

2 towns in Vermont but theres someone out west that started it( Oregon?)

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itss hard when they dont follow the laws

They rewrite an redefine them at will.

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