Complete copy of new US District Court case filed on Monday 13 November 2023 against President Biden and Secretary Blinken– failing to prevent genocide, complicity in genocide.

The lawsuit seeks declaratory orders and injunctions. The court is asked to declare that Biden and Blinken have failed to prevent genocide (CLAIM I: VIOLATION OF THE DUTY TO PREVENT GENOCIDE pages 79-81) and are accomplices in genocide (CLAIM II: COMPLICITY IN GENOCIDE pages 81-84).  The lawsuit refers to the UN Framework of Analysis  for Atrocity Crimes and details the 75 year history of relevant facts and law. Part IV (pages 62-65) states . THERE EXISTS AN ABSOLUTE PROHIBITION ON GENOCIDE AND A CORRESPONDING DUTY TO PREVENT GENOCIDE UNDER CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW, WHICH IS PART OF FEDERAL COMMON LAW. The court is asked to issue injunctions against Biden, Blinken and defense secretary Austin:

— Firstly, to exert influence over Israel to end its bombing of Gaza, lift the siege of Gaza and prevent the forcible transfer of the population from Gaza [page 84, paragraphs c. (i), (ii) & (iii)].

— Secondly, to stop the USA from providing military assistance, financing, equipment and personnel “advancing Israel’s commission of genocidal acts” [paragraph d. (i)].

— Thirdly, to stop the USA from obstructing attempts by the UN to implement a ceasefire and lift the siege on Gaza  [paragraph d.(ii)].

Case No. 3:23-cv-5829, filed Monday 13 November 2023, United States District Court, Northern California

United Nations Office of Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, Framework of Analysis for Atrocity Crimes: A Tool for Prevention iii (2014)(2018)