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Vincent Warren on the WikiLeaks-Spain connection

December 13, 2010
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"Obama decided long ago to turn the page on the abuses and illegalities of the Bush administration," the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights states in a Huffington Post column on the revelations about US pressure on Spain's judiciary in relation to torture investigations;

The U.S. was particularly...
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El País: US eyes on Garzón

December 7, 2010
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In the English-language edition of El País this past Sunday, an overview by Carlos E. Cué of the WikiLeaks revelations in relation to Baltasar Garzón and the US attempts to influence the Spanish judiciary:

The American Embassy in Madrid has been keeping a close eye on the High Court, and...
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Amy Goodman covers Spanish WikiLeaks angle

December 1, 2010
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Amy Goodman covers Spanish WikiLeaks angle

In its broadcast today, Democracy Now! talked with Scott Horton (Harper's) about the revelation from the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables that the U.S. has actively tried to thwart Spanish investigations, by judge Garzón and others, involving the American government. Watch the segments here and here.
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Assange Asylum Controversy Continues

August 16, 2012
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Assange Asylum Controversy Continues

The controversy regarding Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa's decision to grant asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange this morning is growing at a rapid pace. According to The Guardian, Assange "took refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over allegations of sexual misconduct." Ecuadorian officials are...
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Bay Area honors Bradley Manning and human rights struggles; vet present

June 16, 2011
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Bay Area honors Bradley Manning and human rights struggles; vet present

The 75th Bay Area reunion, held in Berkeley, California, on Memorial Day, was graced with a surprise guest. Looking spry and mobile at age 95, Delmer Berg, one of the five surviving veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, took the floor. The Columbia, California, resident advised the audience to keep up the good fight...
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ALBA Annual Celebrations: tickets now available!

March 17, 2011
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ALBA Annual Celebrations: tickets now available!

Tickets for ALBA's annual celebrations in New York and the Bay Area can now be purchased online.  The New York program–on May 14th, at the Eisner/Lubin auditorium on Washington Square, New York City (tickets here)–will feature Judge Baltasar Garzón, who will receive the first ALBA-Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, alongside Michael...
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ALBA prepares for major celebrations in New York and Bay Area

March 3, 2011
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ALBA prepares for major celebrations in New York and Bay Area

ALBA is getting ready for two major annual celebrations in New York and the Bay Area. The New York program--on May 14th, at the Eisner/Lubin auditorium on Washington Square, New York City (tickets here)--will feature Judge Baltasar Garzón, who will receive the first ALBA-Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, alongside Michael Ratner, director...
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Green light for Spanish Guantánamo torture case

February 26, 2011
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Green light for Spanish Guantánamo torture case

Spain's national criminal court, the Audiencia Nacional, has decided that the case for alleged torture perpetrated at the Guantánamo prison can go ahead. Judge Baltasar Garzón opened it in 2009, despite the resistance of the Attorney General and--as the WikiLeaks cables revealed--strong pressure from the US government and Congress. The case is conducted by...
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