Friday, October 7, 2016

3 retired Air Force generals released from pretrial detention in Chile

A Chilean military court has freed three retired Air Force generals from pretrial detention. The generals are charged with breach of military duty. Details here, in Spanish.

Human rights jurisprudence (including the case law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights) strongly disfavors the exercise of military jurisdiction over anyone other than active duty military personnel.

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