Tag Archives: Baltasar Garzon

Cables via #Wikileaks show how US/Spain conspired to prevent arrest of Bush Administration for war crimes

The US strategy from the beginning of the second Iraq War has been to deflect criticism and prosecution by blaming others. The war began with a lie: that Saddam Hussein had WMD (the true reason for invasion was, of course, … Continue reading

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Universal jurisdiction, Australia & offshore detention | case studies: Baltasar Garzon

Universal jurisdiction is a legal concept that has seen many politicians around the world arrested, charged, prosecuted and imprisoned for a range of crimes, including crimes against humanity, via – but not exclusively – the ICC (International Criminal Court). One … Continue reading

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