The Process

Mar 26, 2012

Parlamentary Ombudsman Hans-Gunnar Axberger dismisses case 1643-2012.

Mar 17, 2012

The Swedish Prosecution Authority reported to the Parliamentary Ombudsmen by 86 persons.

Case number 1643-2012 :

Mar 5, 2012

The final decision by Sweden’s Prosecutor General:

There will be no investigation into the war crimes committed in Libya.

Feb 10, 2012

Request for a review sumbitted to the Prosecution Development Center in Stockholm.

Jan 16, 2012 talks to the prosecution (Swedish).

Jan 13, 2012

Chief prosecutor Thomas Häggström and prosecutor Roger Waldenström responds to the four questions posed by the public.

Their letter does not answer a single one of the four questions.

Dec 30/31, 2011

Four follow-up questions put to chief prosecutor Thomas Häggström and prosecutor Roger Waldenström with reference to their decision that Swedish citizens, Swedish tax-payers, and persons liable for duty in Sweden’s military/civilian defence forces have no connection to the wars waged in their name by the government of Sweden.

Read the questions here.

Dec 30, 2011

The request for a review of the decision not to initiate an investigation is dismissed by prosecutors Thomas Häggström and Roger Waldenström.

The stated reason is that those who reported the war crimes have no connection to the case.

The fact that the crimes are of public interest and the prosecution has a lawful obligation to investigate is not mentioned.

Dec 9, 2011

Request for a review/appeal submitted.

Nov 21, 2011

Prosecutor Lise Tamm lets it be known that she will not investigate the matter.

Her legal justification: The reported event is not a crime.

Nov 4, 2011

Charges filed against the government, parliament, and armed forces of Sweden for war crimes committed in Libya.

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