Join us to hear professor of international law Alfred de Zayas explain what the sentencing in Spain for the Catalan Political prisoners means for the EU, the UN, the rule of law and for the Catalan people.Read More
De Zayas: ‘what we have here is a classical case of law-fare’. . ‘What is happening here ... a whistleblower who already did several years and had her sentence commuted was locked up again for refusing to testify against a publisher and publishing org.’ Chelsea Manning.
Interview turned masterclass on history and international law. Alfred De Zayas is outspoken: ‘what shocks me in the case of Venezuela is not that a demented president wants to irrigate upon himself the right to determine “I want this person as president of Venezuela and I want this person as whatever” but the fact that the Dutch the French the Spaniards the Canadians have followed suit so you have here actually a revolt against international law carried out not by banana republics but is carried out by countries that claim to be committed to democracy rule of law and human rights’.Read More