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Iraqi And US Citizen Lawsuits Filed By Comar Law Against Bush Administration For Iraq War Gain Support

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco attorney Inder Comar was not prepared for the support he has received after filing suit against Bush Administration leaders – including former President George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Paul Wolfowitz – on behalf of himself and an Iraqi woman, alleging that the Bush Administration violated both international and domestic law in planning and waging the Iraq War.

A video taken at Mr. Comar's March 19, 2013 press conference announcing the lawsuits generated over 12,000 views on YouTube. Mr. Comar was also contacted by individuals all over the world seeking to volunteer.

"I was not prepared for this support. People feel that laws were broken," Mr. Comar said. Because he is handling the cases pro bono, Mr. Comar intends to raise funds through a crowd-funding platform.

Mr. Comar initiated a project called Witness Iraq ( http://witnessiraq.com) in December 2012. Witness Iraq lets Iraqis sign declarations detailing their experiences from the war. Mr. Comar received several stories from Iraqi civilians who were damaged because of the war, which was responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 Iraqis.

The war has also impacted US citizens. In addition to tremendous human costs, including the more than 3,000 US troops who have been killed since 2003, current projections place the cost of the war at $4 trillion.

Both lawsuits were filed March 13, 2013 in the Northern District of California. The Iraq lawsuit is brought by a plaintiff found through Witness Iraq. It alleges that members of the Bush Administration violated laws created after World War II at the Nuremberg Trials, which define when and how a country can go to war. Nuremberg outlawed a country from committing the crime of aggression: planning and waging a war not in self-defense.

Mr. Comar also filed a lawsuit on behalf of himself as a US citizen, alleging that the Bush Administration's lack of candor violated the First Amendment, common law principles of fiduciary duty, and California's false advertising law.

"If a CEO lies to its shareholders, that CEO is investigated. Yet when the leader of the most powerful military on the planet deceives and scares citizens into launching a legally baseless war, and in the process incurs $4 trillion in debt, there have been no consequences," Mr. Comar said.

Contact: Amanda Wybolt Amanda@comarlaw.com

SOURCE Comar Law

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