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Under "universal jurisdiction" a Spanish judge begins investigating the torture practices of the Bush administration

A Spanish judge has started a criminal investigation into suspected torture of detainees in the base at Guantanamo and said he would target both US military personnel and those who issued their orders.

Judge Baltasar Garzon, who once tried to extradite former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, said he based his case on testimony in his court by four former Guantanamo detainees who complained of physical and mental abuse at the base in Cuba.

He called Guantanamo a legal "limbo" and as such fell under universal jurisdiction, allowing him to investigate what went on in the base which US President Barack Obama has promised to close, Click Here http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/2374460/Spanish-judge-starts-Guantanamo-torture-probe           

 

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A new ABC poll shows that a majority of Americans ... by David Schwab on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 10:08:18 AM
From the May 10, 2005 memo signed by Steven G. Bra... by Lance Ciepiela on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 10:18:15 AM
And Pinochet died peacefully in his own bed...... by William Whitten on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 2:31:13 PM
It is important that the those responsible for tor... by Paul Karsh on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 2:55:18 PM
If the US Department of Justice would simply do wh... by Archie on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:14:02 PM
If this investigation gets anywhere close to any o... by Dennis Kaiser on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:24:43 PM
I wonder if the Judge will use enhanced interrogat... by Nemo on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:21:35 PM
She was shaking while answering the questions. Lik... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, Apr 30, 2009 at 7:58:53 PM
Rice was sweating potato chips. She is a well docu... by William Whitten on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 7:28:42 AM