May 21, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On May 21, 2010, Spanish National Court Judge Santiago Pedraz Gomez reinstated charges against three US soldiers for their involvement in the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso, when the men opened fire on a Baghdad hotel in 2003, allegedly without provocation. The charges against Sgt. Shawn ...[read more]
July 29, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Spanish National Court Judge Santiago Pedraz issued an arrest warrant Thursday for three US troops suspected of gunning down Spanish journalist Juse Couso in Iraq. Couso, a television cameraman, was killed in 2003 when a US tank fired into the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad. The 3rd Division ...[read more]
July 6, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The Spanish Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a lower court to reopen the investigation into the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso who was mortally wounded by US tank fire in Iraq in 2003. Details as to why the court decided to reopen the investigation are not yet available. The Spanish ...[read more]
July 14, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The Spanish National Court on Tuesday dismissed charges against three US soldiers who were accused of being involved in the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso. The soldiers allegedly opened fire on a Baghdad hotel frequented by Western journalists in 2003 without provocation, killing two ...[read more]
May 22, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Spanish National Court Judge Santiago Pedraz Gomez reinstated charges Thursday against three US soldiers for their involvement in the death of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso, which occurred when the soldiers opened fire on a Baghdad hotel frequented by Western journalists in 2003, allegedly without ...[read more]
May 21, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
Auto de Procesamiento- Antecedentes de Hecho, Audiencia Nacional, May 21, 2009. Read the full text of the judgment. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
May 24, 2007
by Michael Sung
Spanish judge Santiago Pedraz ruled Thursday that charges against three US soldiers for homicide and a crime against the international community in the 2004 death in Iraq of cameraman Jose Couso should stand, despite the appeal of Spanish prosecutors on behalf of the soldiers that the de... ...[read more]
May 19, 2007
by Michael Sung
Spanish National Court prosecutors Friday appealed investigating magistrate Santiago Pedraz's indictment of three US soldiers with homicide and a crime against the international community in the 2004 death in Iraq of cameraman Jose Couso, saying that soldiers did not commit a crime... ...[read more]
April 27, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Three US soldiers were indicted Friday for the 2003 death of a Spanish reporter who was killed when their tank fired a shell at a Baghdad hotel. A Spanish judge charged Sgt. Shawn Gibson, Capt. Philip Wolford and Lt. Col. Philip DeCamp with homicide and a crime against the international commun... ...[read more]
January 17, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Spain's National Court has reissued a warrant for the arrest of three US soldiers who killed Spanish Telecinco cameraman Jose Couso in 2003 when their tank opened fire on a hotel in Baghdad. The warrant follows a December Supreme Court reversal of a March 2006 ruling by a panel of three National... ...[read more]

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