Tag Archive: Pinochet Principle

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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International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Transcript

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.” Attorney…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Bush Defends Torture in the Name of National Security – Democracy Now Video

We speak with the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Michael Ratner about U.S. torture policy, ignoring national and international law and the Bush administration claim that the right to set aside law is “inherent in the president.”

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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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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International War Crimes

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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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International War Crimes

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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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International War Crimes

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