Spanish Judge Weighs Guantanamo Trial

gonzalesAccording to El Pais, Spain could be the first country to allow a criminal case targeting U.S. officials for their involvement in the planning and transfer of ‘illegal combatants’ to Guantanamo. The most prominent on the list of possible indictments is Alberto Gonzales, White House Counsel during the implementation of the Guantanamo project.

Translated from El Pais:

The judge, has reopened the case, saved since March 2008, and has been transferred to the prosecutor of the Audiencia Nacional to inquire about whether to admit the criminal complaint filed against the six lawyers who participated in the preparation, approval and implementation of the legal framework in Guantanamo.

This lawsuit was filed by the Association for the dignity of prisoners, reports the SER for the purpose of investigating a crime against the international community to this group of lawyers working for Undersecretary of Defense for the Attorney General or as advisers to George Bush.

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