Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden“Benjamin Ferencz, an American lawyer who was a US prosecutor at the Nuremburg trials and who lives in New York state, asked whether the killing was justifiable self-defence or premeditated illegal assassination. He would have preferred he had been captured and put on trial.

Ferencz, 92, said : “The picture I get is that a bunch of highly trained, heavily armed soldiers find an

Hermann Goering
Head of the Luftwaffe Hermann Goering

old guy in pyjamas and shot him in the chest and head and that borders, without access to more facts, on murder.” He added: “Even [the head of the Luftwaffe Hermann] Göring had a right to trial.””

Ewen MacAskil et al Guardian 4/5/11