TITLE

Mistrial

AUTHOR(S)
Mowbray, Joel
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;7/28/2003-8/4/2003, Vol. 229 Issue 4/5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10307706

 

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