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Old 10-07-2019, 10:31 AM
Ravenman is offline
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Originally Posted by Novelty Bobble View Post
I think there is a world of difference between your scenario and a citizen choosing to revoke their immunity whilst safely in their own country and voluntarily travelling back to the country in question.
Can I ask where you get the idea that the woman can simply travel back on a tourist visa and face legal consequences for an act that is quite clearly covered by immunity? Is this something you have read about, or is this conjecture, or what?

Originally Posted by Novelty Bobble View Post
I don't think anyone has suggested it nor even hinted at it. It isn't the first such incident but it is the most recent, a boy is dead and the family are being told there is nothing we can do about it. From a point of view of simple human compassion those involved should be, and deserve to be, ashamed of themselves.
I'm certainly not attributing that view to you, but yes, the idea of "American arrogance" has quite literally been raised, even on this message board: Cite.