Diplomatic immunity trumps law in UNHCR US Supreme Court case

6th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Geneva, Switzerland GenevaLunch - The US Supreme Court has refused to hear a case of sexual harassment involving the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Ruud Lubbers and a UNHCR employee. The court’s ruling 4 October means that a lower court verdict that invoked the UN offical’s diplomatic immunity stands. Lubbers, a former prime minister ...

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