July 25, 2012

Famous Spanish jurist to lead WikiLeaks-Assange defense team

The prominent Spanish lawyer and international jurist, Baltasar Garzon, will lead the legal team defending WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. Garzon and Assange have already met to discuss their new legal strategy.

A former judge at Spain's central criminal court, Garzon is famous for issuing an international arrest warrant for former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet two decades ago, thus revolutionizing the international justice system and triggering a widespread fight against impunity in Latin America and the rest of the world. Read more.

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