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Germany: Prosecutor dismisses suit against Donald Rumsfeld and other senior US officials

On 27 April, the Federal Prosecutor announced she would not proceed with an investigation against Donald Rumsfeld, Alberto Gonzales and other senior US officials for torture and other war crimes committed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantánamo Bay. A similar lawsuit against Donald Rumsfeld had already been dismissed in 2005. The lawyers are contemplating appealing the decision or filing the complaint in other countries.

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