January 5, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Spanish National Court judge Fernando Andreu on Tuesday issued a writ to pursue an investigation against Iraqi Lieutenant General Abdol Hossein Al Shemmari for allegedly ordering a July 2009 strike against Iranian exiles at Camp Ashraf in which 11 unarmed civilians were killed, 36 were detained ...[read more]
June 30, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
A panel for Spain's National Court on Tuesday ordered an end to the investigation of alleged crimes against humanity committed by Israel in a 2002 attack on the Gaza Strip. The court reversed a May order by judge Fernando Andreu to continue the investigation despite legal challenges. The ...[read more]
May 4, 2009
by Caitlin Price
A Spanish National Court judge on Monday ordered investigations to continue into alleged crimes against humanity committed in a 2002 Israeli attack in the Gaza Strip, despite heavy criticism from Spanish politicians and prosecutors. Last month, Spanish prosecutors urged the court to decline the ...[read more]
January 30, 2009
by Tere Miller-Sporrer
Spanish foreign minister Miguel Moratinos has said he will push for legislation limiting the country's universal jurisdiction policies to prevent the investigation of Israeli officials, according to Friday statements by Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni. The pledge follows a decision by ...[read more]
January 29, 2009
by Christian Ehret
A judge for the National Court of Spain ordered an investigation Thursday of former Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer and six soldiers under his command for alleged crimes against humanity committed in a 2002 attack in the Gaza Strip. Judge Fernando Andreu issued the order in response ...[read more]
February 11, 2008
by Michael Sung
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Rwanda Monday urged the international community and Interpol to ignore arrest warrants issued last week for 40 Rwandan military officers by Spanish National Court Judge Fernando Andreu, saying the warrants were based on falsehoods from... ...[read more]
February 6, 2008
by Alexis Unkovic
Spanish National Court Judge Fernando Andreu Wednesday indicted 40 members of the Rwandan military on genocide and terrorism charges stemming from crimes allegedly committed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide that claimed some 800,000 lives. Andreu reportedly began investigating the Rwandan case in ...[read more]

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