Undeterred by his own attorney general and common sense, Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon intends to prosecute Alberto Gonzales, John Yoo, Douglas Feith, William Haynes, Jay Bybee, and David Addington (collectively, the “Bush Six”) for their role in providing the legal framework for Guantanamo:
On Saturday, however, Público reported that Judge Garzón had accepted a lawsuit presented by a number of Spanish organizations … and three former Guantánamo prisoners (the British residents Jamil El-Banna and Omar Deghayes, and Sami El-Laithi, an Egyptian freed in 2005, who was paralyzed during an incident involving guards at Guantánamo).
Spain? Welcome to Spain, Now Coup-Free for Twenty-Seven Years? The nation that had a Fascist dictator until 1975? Good work.