Tag Archives: International Law

David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

Political cartoon by Gianfranco Uber / Cartoon Movement.Bombs away:Libya, NATO, and international law By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2011 The original UN resolution, pressed for by France, Great Britain, and the U.S. (all three led … finish reading David McReynolds : Libya, NATO, and International Law

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Lamar W. Hankins : Debating the Wrong Bin Laden Photos

Art from vectorportal.com.Head of the snake?Debating the wrong issuesand the wrong bin Laden photos By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / May 9, 2011 Without question, Osama bin Laden’s death was well-deserved, but there is more that we … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Debating the Wrong Bin Laden Photos

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Jonah Raskin on Obama Speech : Woefully Ignorant

Barack Obama in Oslo. Photo from CBS.An open letter to President Obama:Your speech was a betrayal of American ideals By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / December 11, 2009 Dear President Obama: I read your Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance … finish reading Jonah Raskin on Obama Speech : Woefully Ignorant

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Lest We Forget That There Is Unfinished Business with a Few Stray War Criminals

Fake Faith and Epic CrimesBy John Pilger / April 2, 2009 These are extraordinary times. With the United States and Britain on the verge of bankruptcy and committing to an endless colonial war, pressure is building for their crimes to … finish reading Lest We Forget That There Is Unfinished Business with a Few Stray War Criminals

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Even Israelis Are Asking : Who Will Save Israel From Itself?

The Israeli government’s justifications for the war are being scrutinised. Photo by Gallo / Getty. Israeli commentators and scholars, self-described ‘loyal’ Zionists who served proudly in the army in wars past, are now publicly describing their country, in the words … finish reading Even Israelis Are Asking : Who Will Save Israel From Itself?

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Thorne Dreyer : While Opposing Israeli Aggression, We Must Also Fight Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic cartoon from Arab press / WMD. Anti-Semitism is for cowards. We believe Israel as it positions itself in the world to be a reactionary force, a rogue state. But that has nothing to do with the Jewish people or … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : While Opposing Israeli Aggression, We Must Also Fight Anti-Semitism

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Israel and Gaza : 100 Eyes for an Eye

Gaza’s central security headquarters and prison, known as the Seraya, after it was hit in an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City on Sunday. Photo by Adel Hana / AP. ‘Even if you set aside the magnitude of Israel’s violations … finish reading Israel and Gaza : 100 Eyes for an Eye

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The Assault on Gaza and International Law

Hundreds rallied at Rockefeller Center on Sunday in an emergency protest against the Israeli attacks on Gaza. Go here for story, photos and video. Photo by Thomas Good / Next Left Notes.Talking Points: The Gaza Crisis If we are serious … finish reading The Assault on Gaza and International Law

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Human Rights Watch Wants Obama to Ban Torture

Activists Seek Executive Order Banning TortureBy Wolfgang Kerler / November 17, 2008 NEW YORK – Shutting down the infamous detention centre at Guantanamo Bay is just one of a series of measures to reform U.S. counterterrorism practices being urged by … finish reading Human Rights Watch Wants Obama to Ban Torture

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Junior Termed a ‘Vigilante’: Sounds Right to Us

Lest we forget, we must continue to apply pressure to the incoming US administration to recognise that what occurred in the lead-up to and prosecution of the invasion of Iraq was a violation of international law and should be treated … finish reading Junior Termed a ‘Vigilante’: Sounds Right to Us

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Iranian Women : Fighting Back

Iranian women. Image: public domain. See Iranian women: A force to be reckoned with, by Talajeh Livani, below. ‘Death by stoning’: Save Kobra NajjarBy Catherine Price / July 30, 2008 Her name makes her sound like a bit like a … finish reading Iranian Women : Fighting Back

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Settling International Disputes by Peaceful Means

End the Occupation of Iraq — and Afghanistanby Marjorie Cohn / July 29, 2008 So far, Bush’s plan to maintain a permanent U.S. military presence in Iraq has been stymied by resistance from the Iraqi government. Barack Obama’s timetable for … finish reading Settling International Disputes by Peaceful Means

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