Gideon Polya who had for years taken the fight right up to the Howard Government over its participation in the unlawful invasion and occupation of Iraq, now reminds Prime Minister Rudd that leaving any Australian troops in Iraq for another three years will inevitably involve this country in further violations of Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention.
His editorial states: "Most Australians don't like child-killing, mass murder and war and are overwhelmingly opposed to the Bush Iraq War. We certainly didn't vote for the continuing complicity of Australia in the passive mass murder of Iraqi kids at the rate of 0.1 million every year --"
Polya full editorial on 1 December 2007:
It is my understanding that Mr. Polya's war crimes complaint to the United Nations and The Hague is still extant.