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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jun 28, 2009 Jews Remain Stymied In Efforts to Reclaim Art Looted by Nazis
QUOTE: Holocaust survivors and their heirs are still battling museums and governments for the return of thousands of pieces of looted art, despite pledges made by dozens of countries in Washington a decade ago to resolve the claims.
Washington Post May 29, 2009 Europe Objects Anew to Detainees: Reluctance Centers On U.S. Refusal to Also Admit Inmates
QUOTE: Rising opposition in the U.S. Congress to allowing Guantanamo prisoners on American soil has not gone over well in Europe. Officials from countries that previously indicated they were willing to accept inmates now say it may be politically impossible for them to do so if the United States does not reciprocate.
Washington Post May 24, 2009 Spain's Judges Cross Borders in Human Rights Cases: U.S. Officials Among Targets
QUOTE: The judges have opened the cases by invoking a legal principle known as universal jurisdiction, which under Spanish law gives them the right to investigate serious human rights crimes anywhere in the world, even if there is no Spanish connection. International-law advocates have called the judges heroes for daring to hold the world's superpowers accountable.
Washington Post Dec 21, 2008 Extradition Of Terror Suspects Founders: Al-Qaeda Suspects Remain in Britain Years After Arrests
QUOTE: a decade later, none of the defendants has moved any closer to a U.S. courtroom....Britain and other allies have long complained about Guantanamo, the tribunals and extralegal U.S. tactics used to fight al-Qaeda. At the same time, however, they have often blocked or resisted efforts by the U.S. government to prosecute accused terrorists in federal court.
Washington Post Jul 12, 2008 Germany Denies Being Pressured on Obama: Reports Say White House Objected to Speech Site
QUOTE: The German government strongly denied Friday that it had been pressured by the Bush administration to discourage Sen. Barack Obama from giving an address in front of the landmark Brandenburg Gate during his upcoming European tour. Obama's campaign has declined to confirm the dates of his trip, but politicians here continued to squabble over where, exactly, to lay out the red carpet for the presumptive Democratic nominee, who, in contrast to President Bush, is very popular with the German public.
Washington Post Jun 26, 2008 Computer Files Hold Key in CIA Case: Officer Had Maps, Photos Involving Abducted Cleric, Court Told
QUOTE: Angelo Foglieri, an Italian anti-terrorism investigator, said Wednesday during trial proceedings in Milan that police found street maps on the CIA officer's computer that had been downloaded from an Internet travel service, Expedia.com. The maps, he said, showed the quickest routes from the cleric's mosque and home in Milan to Aviano Air Base, a joint U.S.-Italian military installation a few hours' drive away.
Washington Post May 04, 2008 Probe of USS Cole Bombing Unravels
QUOTE: Almost eight years after al-Qaeda nearly sank the USS Cole with an explosives-stuffed motorboat, killing 17 sailors, all the defendants convicted in the attack have escaped from prison or been freed by Yemeni officials.
Washington Post Jan 18, 2008 A Scholar's Legal Peril in Poland: Princeton Historian Could Face Criminal Charges Over Book
QUOTE: ["Fear"] was first published in 2006 in the United States, where reviewers found it praiseworthy. [Author Jan T.] Gross's work, however, generated bitter feelings among many Poles who accused him of using inflammatory language and unfairly stereotyping the entire population as anti-Semitic.
Washington Post Nov 25, 2007 Holocaust Survivors, Heirs Push Old Claims: Germany Long Ago Settled Most Cases, But Many Remain
QUOTE: More than 76,000 claims filed by Jewish families and other Nazi-era victims who had owned property in the former East Germany remain unresolved. About 60,000 Jews who applied for special pensions payable to people the Nazis forced to work for subsistence wages in ghettos were turned down. And owners of stolen artwork complain that efforts to find their collections have been stonewalled by German museums, despite a 1999 pledge to clear up the issue.
Washington Post Nov 09, 2007 Finland's Gun Culture Facing New Questions: Details of Deadly School Shooting Released
QUOTE: Now, news that an 18-year-old used one of the country's easily available handguns to kill eight people in a suburban high school less than an hour's drive north of here has some Finns wondering if the country's gun laws should be tightened.
Washington Post Oct 27, 2007 From CIA Jails, Inmates Fade Into Obscurity: Dozens of 'Ghost Prisoners' Not Publicly Accounted For
QUOTE: Some have been secretly transferred to their home countries, where they remain in detention and out of public view, according to interviews in Pakistan and Europe with government officials, human rights groups and lawyers for the detainees. Others have disappeared without a trace and may or may not still be under CIA control.
Washington Post Sep 24, 2007 Germans Drop Bid for Extraditions In CIA Case: 13 Agency Operatives Charged in Kidnapping
QUOTE: German authorities confirmed Sunday that they have dropped their efforts to seek the extradition of 13 CIA operatives charged in the kidnapping of a German citizen in the Balkans four years ago. German Justice Ministry officials said they would not formally press the U.S. government to hand over the agents after U.S. officials made clear in recent weeks that they would not cooperate.
Washington Post May 16, 2007 Algeria's Voters Uninspired as Limited Democracy Slowly Evolves
QUOTE: Although voters will be allowed to choose elected representatives, their choices are limited to candidates blessed by the military-backed system of government that has prevailed in Algeria since it gained independence from France in 1962. Only a handful of minor opposition parties are permitted to run against the governing coalition.
Washington Post Feb 01, 2007 Germans Charge 13 CIA Operatives
QUOTE: The CIA's clandestine program of abducting suspected terrorists and taking them to secret sites for interrogation unraveled further on Wednesday as German prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 13 agency operatives in the kidnapping of a German citizen in the Balkans in December 2003. The case is the second in which European prosecutors have filed charges against CIA employees involved in counterterrorism operations. Italian prosecutors have charged 25 CIA operatives and a U.S. Air Force officer with kidnapping a radical cleric on a Milan street in 2003...
Washington Post Oct 28, 2006 Taking Terror Fight to N. Africa Leads U.S. to Unlikely Alliances
QUOTE: quandaries facing the United States as it extends its fight against Islamic terrorism to remote parts of the globe. In its search for allies in an unstable region, the U.S. government reached out to Libya -- then still officially designated a state sponsor of terrorism -- and to other countries it has condemned for abusing human rights.
Washington Post Sep 21, 2006 Protest in Hungary Draws 15,000: Calls Persist for Prime Minister's Ouster, but Recent Violence Also Sparks Concern
QUOTE: Thousands of Hungarians surrounded the parliament building here for the third straight night to demand the ouster of the country's prime minister after he admitted to lying "morning, noon and night" to win reelection in April.
Washington Post Jun 08, 2006 European Probe Finds Signs Of CIA-Run Secret Prisons
QUOTE: a Swiss lawyer working on behalf of the Council of Europe, the continent's official human rights organization, said at least seven other European nations colluded with the CIA to capture and secretly detain terrorism suspects, including several who were ultimately cleared of any wrongdoing.
Washington Post May 22, 2006 In Germany, Concern Over Racial Violence at World Cup
QUOTE: A surge in violent attacks on dark-skinned victims has prompted German authorities to express growing concern that neo-Nazis and other racist groups could try to disrupt the World Cup soccer tournament next month.
Washington Post Apr 02, 2006 Courted as Spies, Held as Combatants: British Residents Enlisted by MI5 After Sept. 11 Languish at Guantanamo
QUOTE: the U.S., British and Gambian governments worked together in an operation that circumvented their judicial systems and, through a process known as extraordinary rendition, had two men incarcerated who had not been charged with breaking any law.
Washington Post Feb 16, 2006 German Court Overturns Law Allowing Hijacked Airliners to Be Shot Down
QUOTE: Germany's highest court overturned a law Wednesday that had authorized the government to shoot down hijacked civilian airliners, ruling that it was unconstitutional to sacrifice the lives of passengers to protect potential targets of a terrorist attack.
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