Without additional meaningful constraints, Congress is allowing the government to use information collected without a warrant against Americans in domestic court
proceedings," Republican Senator Rand Paul and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, vocal opponents of the legislation, wrote in a letter to Senate colleagues last week.
To be clear, FISAs purpose is to collect foreign intelligence, but without additional meaningful constraints, Congress is allowing the government to use information collected without a warrant against Americans in domestic court
The ministers had also brainstormed on how to tackle the legal headache of prosecuting returnees, amid questions over what sort of evidence, collected by whom, could be used in a domestic court
courts tracks not the precise source of foreign authority, but rather the reason that a domestic court
papers allege he behaved in a threatening or abusive way.
Citing a"horrific level of violations and abuses" in its report, the council concluded that a"purely domestic court
procedure will have no chance of overcoming widespread and justifiable suspicions fuelled by decades of violations, malpractice and broken promises.
GTF is in full agreement with the report, which stated, "A purely domestic court
procedure will have no chance of overcoming widespread and justifiable suspicions fueled by decades of violations, malpractice and broken promises," and supports the establishment of a "hybrid" Special Court, integrating international judges, prosecutors, lawyers and investigators.
South Africa has shamefully flouted ICC and domestic court
to free man wanted for mass murder of Africans," he added.
Previous international tribunals enjoyed "primacy" over domestic courts
, meaning that if the ICTY and a domestic court
both indicted the same individual, the ICTY retained the power to hear the case and the domestic court
was obligated to defer to the ICTY.
Jabbar is the 18th person convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal, a domestic court
set up by the government.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina created the tribunal, a domestic court
with no international or United Nations oversight, in 2010.
Yet, the International Crimes Tribunal, which is a misnomer, as it a domestic court
that has found several top opposition leaders guilty of mass murder during the war, had also asked the government to investigate Bergman's reporting on its work.