Protester calls Blair ‘war criminal’

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LONDON, May 28 (UPI) — An anti-war protester interrupted a British inquiry into press ethics as former Prime Minister Tony Blair was testifying Monday, calling Blair a “war criminal.”

The protester accused Blair of being on the payroll of JPMorgan Chase when he sent British soldiers in support of American troops during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, The New York Times reported.

“This man should be arrested for war crimes,” the unidentified protester shouted before he was subdued by security personnel. “The man is a war criminal.”

During his testimony, Blair spoke of his association with media mogul Rupert Murdoch Monday during an inquiry on British media ethics.

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