Somali official’s immunity case raises legal, policy issues – washingtonpost.com

https://i2.wp.com/www.ardhd.org/photos/somalie/criminels/mohamed_ali_samater_general.jpgThe federal government argues that it is up to the executive branch, not the judicial, to decide when foreign officials deserve immunity from charges of human rights abuses filed in U.S. courts.So what is the verdict, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked the government’s lawyer Wednesday, on Mohamed Ali Samantar? He has been sued by his alleged victims and accused of presiding over a Somali regime of repeated rape, abduction, summary execution and years-long imprisonment in solitary confinement.

Somali official’s immunity case raises legal, policy issues – washingtonpost.com

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