Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Spanish judge starts Guantanamo torture probe

Breaking: Spanish judge starts Guantanamo torture probe --Judge: Guantanamo a legal "limbo" and as such falls under universal jurisdiction, allowing him to investigate what went on in the base 30 Apr 2009 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.

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