Spanish Court Orders Investigation for 6 Bush-Era Officials

Put forth by XicanoPwr

Generally, truth commissions are bodies established to research and report on human rights abuses over a certain period of time in a particular country or in relation to a particular conflict. I recently post that Sen Patrick Leahy has been trying to create one. Unfortunately, it seems unlikely to become reality. However, according to news […]

Rumsfeld to Face War Crimes Claim Again

Put forth by XicanoPwr

Last month, a coalition of human rights groups filed a criminal complaint in Germany strongly claiming that high-ranking US civilian and military officials were engaged in war crimes in Iraq and at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The lawsuit requests a criminal investigation and prosecution against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and thirteen other high-ranking U.S. Officials […]