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Garzón on ETA: “This is the end–Now it’s up to democracy and the law.”

October 23, 2011
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Garzón on ETA: “This is the end–Now it’s up to democracy and the law.”

Judge Baltasar Garzón welcomes the news that ETA, the terrorist organization that fights for Basque independence, has announced a definitive end to its armed struggle, El País reports from Seattle, WA. From Seattle, Garzón travels regularly to Colombia, where he is working as Special Advisor to the Mission to Support the Peace...
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Garzón in legal limbo, sets sights on Colombian peace process, Seattle

September 18, 2011
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Garzón in legal limbo, sets sights on Colombian peace process, Seattle

Judge Baltasar Garzón, recipient of the first ALBA-Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism last May, has accepted a special assignment from the Organization of American States (OAS) to work on the peace process in Colombia. As Special Advisor to the Mission to Support the Peace Process (MAPP), he will coordinate the...
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Impugning Impunity: ALBA and Human Rights organizations honor Garzón with NY film festival

September 18, 2011
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Impugning Impunity: ALBA and Human Rights organizations honor Garzón with NY film festival

Five major new documentaries on historical memory and transitional justice in Spain, Latin America, and Africa! That is how, this November 3-5, ALBA, the Puffin Foundation, the Center for Constitutional Rights, the North American Congress for Latin America, and several other human rights organizations are honoring the work of...
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Garzón to speak at Harvard

September 11, 2011
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Judge Baltasar Garzón, recipient of the first ALBA-Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, will speak at Harvard University's Law School on the topic of "International Crimes and Universal Jurisdiction." September 26, 2011, 12:00 - 1:30 pm. Location: Harvard Law School, Pound Hall 213, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge; Contact: hrp@law.harvard.edu
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In These Times publishes excerpt of Garzón’s speech

June 25, 2011
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In These Times publishes excerpt of Garzón’s speech

The July issue of In These Times features a long excerpt of the speech Judge Garzón gave at ALBA's annual event in New York after accepting the first ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism. The excerpt will be available online on June 28.
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Turley, Cox, and Ratner Praise Baltasar Garzón

June 16, 2011
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Turley, Cox, and Ratner Praise Baltasar Garzón

Among the distinguished guests at ALBA’s 2011 reunion to honor Judge Garzón were Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School, who interviewed the Judge; as well as Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, and Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, who both gave speeches at the event....
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Judge Garzón accepts ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

June 16, 2011
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Judge Garzón accepts ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

A new spirit of human rights activism ignited tremendous enthusiasm as 300-plus friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade commemorated the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War at a reunion in New York on May 14. The day’s highlight was the presentation of the first annual ALBA-Puffin Award for Human Rights...
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Five judges recused in Garzón case

June 13, 2011
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Five judges recused in Garzón case

In the first piece of positive judicial news for Judge Baltasar Garzón in a long time, the Supreme Court has announced the recusal of five of the seven Supreme Court justices initially assigned to the tribunal in charge of judging Garzón for alleged abuse of power when opening an investigation into crimes committed by...
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The New Yorker on Garzón

June 9, 2011
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The New Yorker on Garzón

The New Yorker's Dan Kaufman had lunch with Baltasar Garzón when he was in New York in May to receive the first ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism:

“My family on my father’s side was more progressive, while on my mother’s side they were more conservative,” Garzón said. His mother’s brother, Gabriel,...
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Turley Garzón interview video available

May 17, 2011
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Turley Garzón interview video available

Before Judge Baltasar Garzón received the first ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism this past Saturday May 14 in New York, he was interviewed by Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School. The whole interview (appr. 1h15m) was filmed by David Schwittek and can now be viewed here:
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