A supporter of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon clutches the flag ...
Feb 12th, 2012
(Reuters) - A supporter of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon clutches the flag of the Second Spanish Republic during a demonstration at the Spain embassy in Mexico City February 12, 2012. Spain's Supreme Court disbarred crusading Judge Baltasar Garzon for 11 years on Thursday for illegally recording defence lawyers' conversations with clients, which may effectively end his career in international human rights trials. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST) -
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