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Spain judge orders arrest of US troops suspected of shooting journalist in Iraq
Spanish National Court Judge Santiago Pedraz issued an arrest warrant Thursday for three US troops suspected of gunning down Spanish journalist Juse Couso [advocacy website, JURIST news archive] in Iraq. Couso, a television cameraman, was killed in (More)
Spain court reopens probe into 2003 journalist death in Iraq
The Spanish Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a lower court to reopen the investigation into the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso who was mortally wounded by US tank fire in Iraq in 2003. Details as to why the court decided to reopen the inves (More)
Spain court dismisses charges against US soldiers for killing journalist in Iraq
The Spanish National Court on Tuesday dismissed charges against three US soldiers who were accused of being involved in the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso . The soldiers allegedly opened fire on a Baghdad hotel frequented by Western journali (More)
Spain judge reinstates charges against US soldiers for journalist's death in Iraq
Spanish National Court Judge Santiago Pedraz Gomez reinstated charges Thursday against three US soldiers for their involvement in the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso , which occurred when the soldiers opened fire on a Baghdad hotel frequente (More)
Charges against US soldiers for Iraq death of cameraman [Spain NC]
Auto de Procesamiento- Antecedentes de Hecho, Audiencia Nacional, May 21, 2009 . Read the full text of the judgment . Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. (More)
Spain should extradite ex-Nazi officers for war crimes trial: rights group
Rights group Equipo Nizkor has petitioned Spain's National Court [press release, in Spanish; Human Rights Blog backgrounder] to extradite and try four former Nazi officers for alleged war crimes committed during WWII, a group lawyer said Tuesda (More)
Spain judge upholds charges against US soldiers in Iraq death of journalist
Spanish judge Santiago Pedraz ruled Thursday that charges against three US soldiers for homicide and a "crime against the international community" in the 2004 death in Iraq of cameraman Jose Couso [advocacy website, in English; JURIST news (More)
Spain prosecutors appeal indictment of US soldiers in Iraq death of journalist
Spanish National Court prosecutors Friday appealed investigating magistrate Santiago Pedraz's indictment of three US soldiers with homicide and "a crime against the international community" in the 2004 death in Iraq of cameraman Jose C (More)
US soldiers indicted in death of Spanish journalist in Iraq
Three US soldiers were indicted Friday for the 2003 death of a Spanish reporter who was killed when their tank fired a shell at a Baghdad hotel. A Spanish judge charged Sgt. Shawn Gibson, Capt. Philip Wolford and Lt. Col. Philip DeCamp with homicid (More)
Spain reissues arrest warrant for US soldiers involved in Baghdad hotel attack
Spain's National Court has reissued a warrant for the arrest of three US soldiers who killed Spanish Telecinco cameraman Jose Couso [Guardian report; advocacy website] in 2003 when their tank opened fire on a hotel in Baghdad. The warrant follo (More)