Foreword to the War Crimes Tribunal on Vietnam
In Bertrand Russell's War Crimes Tribunal on Vietnam

Chomsky, Noam

Year Published:  1971  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX8866

Chomsky introduces the themes to be explored in Russell's book on the Vietnam Tribunal. He points out the complacency in Europe and the USA and calls the Tribunal as a renouncement of the crime of silence. Although the Tribunal was not accurately reported, criticisms arose, two of which Chomsky highlights: 1) The bias of jurors, witnesses and participants; and 2) The superfluous nature of the Tribunal in light of the atrocity of the crime of barbarism.

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