Mowbray, Joel
July 2003
New Republic;7/28/2003-8/4/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 4/5, p13
Reports that the United States government at the behest of the State Department has appealed a ruling in favor of torture victims of Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe in order to prevent a precedent that would make it easier for Americans to be sued in foreign courts. Details of the case which is being appealed; Their defense for having the case dismissed, which is based on the notion that Mugabe is immune from prosecution, and that he is immune from receiving formal notice that his political party is being sued; Outlook.


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