Baltasar Garzón Real is a prominent lawyer and legal activist. As a judge, he investigated genocide, terrorism, crimes against humanity (Francism, Pinochet), drug trafficking, corruption and organized economic crime. In 1998, judge Garzón issued an international warrant for the arrest of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet who consequently was arrested in Britain. Baltasar Garzón is adviser to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, member of the Committee against Torture, adviser to the Mission in Support of the Peace Process in Colombia, President of the UNESCO Center for Human Rights in Argentina, Coordinator of the International Oversight for Justice Reform in Ecuador in 2012. He is director of the law firm ILOCAD, President of the Balthasar Garzón International Foundation (FIBGAR), defense counsel for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. He is author of 15 books and numerous articles, and honorary Doctor of Law at 29 universities in different countries. Baltasar Garzón was born in Andalusia, Spain, in 1955.