How the USA government perverted the course of justice to avoid war crimes prosecutions

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Garzon was instrumental in arresting Augusto Pinochet for war crimes and currently serves in Julian Assange’s legal team.

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How the US government perverted the course of justice to avoid war crimes prosecutions

Source: The Canary

Above is Part One of a video interview with Baltasar Garzón, the renowned jurist, which includes observations about the attempted prosecutions of Bush officials regarding torture allegations and war crimes – and how the US secretly pressurised the Spanish Government to ensure no such prosecutions took place. (Part Two of the video is given below.)

Part 4: ‘The Other Chilcot’

The US strategy from the beginning of the second Iraq War has been to deflect criticism and prosecution by blaming others. The war began with a lie: that Saddam Hussein had WMD (the true reason for invasion was, of course, oil and an attempt at geo-strategic takeover). During the course of the war the US government ensured it was not charged for war crimes or torture.

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