Tag Archive: Chile

Law and Disorder Radio – Occupy Albany Undisturbed by City Officials – Occupy Los Angeles Post-Raid Legal Action – Geov Parrish on the Police Executive Research Forum – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chilean Judge Indicts US Military Official in 1973 Killings – CCR Case Newt Gingrich: “Waterboarding is by every technical rule, not torture.” Michael Ratner: S.1867 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012                 Occupy…
Read more

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis – Book Chapter in The Pinochet Papers: The Case of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte in Spain and Britain – PDF

2001 The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis Introduction This article analyzes the 6-1 decision by the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords in Regina v. Bow Street Magistrate, ex parte Pinochet Ugarte, (hereinafter Pinochet III) denying the…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , ,

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…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next? – Covert Action Quarterly – PDF

1999 The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next? The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next?* Many people around the world celebrated the arrest in England of Augusto Pinochet. For the families and friends of his Chilean victims it was a miracle; to those who supported the Allende government,…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , ,

The Pinochet Precedent – Foreign Policy In Focus – PDF

Anti-Pinochet protests. 1999 The Pinochet Precedent Key Points Pinochet will not be prosecuted in Chile, where he has been amnestied and is immune from prosecution. International and US law both recognize that national courts have universal jurisdiction to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

Debate Over International Criminal Court Part One & Two — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1998/12/9/debate_over_international_criminal_court The proceedings against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet have sparked a debate within the human rights community about future actions against human rights abusers and the establishment of an international criminal court. At issue is how to treat officials…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Debate Over International Criminal Court Part One & Two – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

The proceedings against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet have sparked a debate within the human rights community about future actions against human rights abusers and the establishment of an international criminal court. At issue is how to treat officials of…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

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…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

De Negri v. Republic of Chile – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

July 2, 1986 was a fateful day for two Chilean teenagers, Carmen Gloria Quintana and Rodrigo Rojas de Negri. De Negri, who had spent most of his life in exile in Washington, D.C., had returned to Santiago as a free-lance…
Read more

International War Crimes

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,