That Israel is a rogue state has long been beyond dispute in discerning company. In light of the recent revelation that an Israeli official, working for the country’s embassy in London, was plotting ways to “take down” various British politicians over their opposition to Israeli settlements and support for a Palestinian state, it is now becoming increasingly apparent within the mainstream. Or at least it should be given that this latest scandal comes as only the latest exposure of such nefarious activity on the part of a state that has long operated with scant regard for international law at home and overseas.
Torbjörn Björlund, deputy of Sweden, announces the release of the group of 13 women from the Women's Boat to Gaza program were arrested illegally in international waters and return Friday to the city of Stockholm.
The last play of Jorge Burgos: The beheading Human Rights Programme (PDH) and the shield to Cheyre
Shortly before leaving his post -after submit his resignation on Wednesday, 08 June-Interior Minister Jorge Burgos gave a lethal blow to the autonomy of the Human Rights Programme (PDH) which operates under the supervision of the portfolio: Moved executive secretary Sebastián Cabezas the Ministry of Justice and removed from office the head of the Legal Department, Rodrigo Lledo lawyer.
He did this after unsuccessful attempts for the PDH not go forward in its intention to request the formalization of the general (r) Juan Emilio Cheyre, for his participation in the crimes of the Caravan of Death in passing through La Serena.
It was on Monday, May 25, after a last call from Interior Cheyre for Lledo which rejected the "request of La Moneda" claiming autonomy in procedural matters of the institution. After that, an adviser to the minister still Burgos phoned Lledo informing him that had been removed from office and had to withdraw shortly belongings from his office.
Meanwhile, the new director Catalina Lagos him personally expressed Lledó that had no confidence, but "as a gesture" allowed him to stay in office a few days. And that was the period that Lledo took the opportunity to fulfill one last task of the greatest importance.
On Tuesday June 7 Lledo asked Minister Mario Chariot especially visit Cheyre processing, as abetting murder and ranked by the Caravan of Death case kidnappings. This application driven Lledo made with the support and signatures of all the team of lawyers of PDH. This occurred a day before Burgos leave office in the Interior Ministry.
So one of the worst nightmares of the Minister Burgos and the currency itself is concretized: the possible fall of Cheyre, "the general of the transition."
This is the first time the PDH requested prosecute this former senior official, despite being investigated by the Justice for more than 5 years.