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The Pinochet Papers – The Case of Augusto Pinochet in Spain and Britain – Edited by Reed Brody and Michael Ratner

The arrest of General Augusto Pinochet in October 1998 was a wake-up call to tyrants everywhere. The two subsequent rulings by the British House of Lords rejecting his claim of immunity forged legal history. This book traces the legal proceedings…
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International War Crimes

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British Court Rules on Pinochet Immunity Case – Democracy Now – PDF

Britain’s high court ruled yesterday that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is protected from arrest by diplomatic immunity, quashing two international arrest warrants issued by Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon this past October 16. The decision stunned many international legal scholars…
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International War Crimes

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