Thursday, April 14, 2011

Spanish judge drops Bush admin torture probe

“Judge Velasco clearly made his decision based on political pressure rather than the merits of the case,” CCR said in a statement to Raw Story. “He did not even wait for opposing submissions before making his ruling. The U.S. may have the capacity to investigate these crimes, but they have made abundantly clear that they have no intention of doing so in any meaningful way, preferring instead to try to bury the past and allow the perpetrators of the Bush torture program to escape accountability.”

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