Tag Archive: General Augusto Pinochet

Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Considers the Occupy Movement a Terrorist Threat – Challenging the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chile: 40 Years Later, Eight Former Army Lieutenants Charged in the Killing of Communist Performer/Songwriter Victor Jara Heidi Boghosian and Johanna Fernandez Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal During Holidays Death Penalty States in The United States Update Jeremy Hammond’s Judge Refuses to…
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ALBA/Puffin Foundation Award for Human Rights Activism to Baltasar Garzon – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 ALBA Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Baltasar Garzon Honor to be here—MR CCR– We–litigators in the human rights community— are judge garzon’s children –stand on his shoulder in our work– He is the Legal Revolutionary changed what…
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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…
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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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Publication Announcement for The Pinochet Papers: The Case of Augusto Pinochet in Spain and Britain – edited by Reed Brody and Michael Ratner – PDF

2000 Announcement for The Pinochet Papers 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….
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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