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Venezuela and International Law (tags)

International law professors explain a US military incursion in Venezuela would violate the UN Charter. "All nations must desist from any threat or use of force in their international relations. The media and governments denounce violations of international law very selectively.

The US under President Trump: Gravedigger of International Law (tags)

The US collaboratively built international law and its institutions and had an authoritative influence for more than 100 years.The US shows an unparalleled contempt for international law by recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights.

The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime (tags)

Assad's regime defends itself against an international alliance that seeks his overthrow in violation of international law. Whoever wants to see Assad overthrown should answer the question whether we would rather see the Nusra Front in power.

Donald Trump is an International Law Breaker (tags)

Trump slips into `endless war' cycle or endless quagmire. The one thing we learn from history is that we don't learn from history (Albert Einstein).

Israeli Forces Invade Palestinian Hospitals (tags)

Israel

Netanyahu Unleashes Settler Violence, Targets Palestinian Hospitals and Patients (tags)

Israel

Russia's Upper House Authorizes Aerial Operations in Syria (tags)

Syria

Israel to Demolish 13,000 Palestinian Structures (tags)

Israel

Holding Netanyahu Accountable: A Good Start, Not Enough (tags)

Netanyahu

Labeling Israeli Settlement Products Not Good Enough (tags)

Israel

Over 100,000 Brits Want Netanyahu Arrested (tags)

Israel

Tel Aviv sur Seine/Promotion of bloody Israeli occupation of Palestine (tags)

Recently, due to a joint cooperation of the Tel Aviv and Paris municipal government, a section of river bank in Paris was turned into “Tel Aviv sur Seine” , complete with falafel stands and “Israeli nightlife. Of course in order to promote Israel. No promotion of a 48 years occupation power with as ´´falafel´´ the Gaza Blockade and as ´´nightlife´´bombings of Gaza and shooting of Palestinian children. On the Gaza beach.

Iran Nuclear Deal: Binding Under International Law (tags)

Iran

Netanyahu's Statement Following His Latest Bandit Act (tags)

Israel

Israel Hijacks Humanitarian Ship to Gaza in International Waters (tags)

Israel

Ramsey Clark's Amicus Brief Challenging Legality of Iraq War, 23 pp (tags)

Former US Attorney General Files Brief in Federal Lawsuit Challenging Legality of Iraq War, USLaw, June 4, 2015

British Foreign Secretary Matches Kerry's Bullying, Bluster and Big Lies (tags)

Britain

Seeing behind the Global iron Curtain. (tags)

What I saw behind the Global iron Curtain which, in my view, exists between the UN and the rest of humanity. I describe what I consider to be very much of enormous and profound importance hidden from people.

Netanyahu and Herzog Promise Business As Usual for Palestinians (tags)

Israel

BACKGROUNDER: The Palestinian Claim to a “Right of Return” (tags)

Do Palestinians who fled Israel in 1948, and their descendants, have a legal or moral right to return to their former homes in Israel?

Longstanding US Cuba Policy: Regime Change (tags)

Cuba

Haaretz Editors Urge Removing Netanyahu with All Urgency (tags)

Israel

Kissinger Geopolitics (tags)

anti-war

Challenging Israel's House Demolition Policy (tags)

Israel

Putin: Sanctions Violate International Law (tags)

sanctions

Momentum for Palestinian Statehood (tags)

Palestine

Boycott Israel: Now More Than Ever (tags)

anti-war

Review of Hamas violations of international law (updated) (tags)

The world is silent on Hamas war crimes in Gaza

Washington Risks Global War (tags)

anti-war

WRITE! for Justice, Human Rights, and International Law in Palestine (tags)

Letters needed

BRICS: Support for Putin (tags)

Brazil, India, China and South Africa protested against Australia's proposal to exclude Putin from the upcoming G20 meeting. China was formally neutral in the vote on the Crimea resolution. India spoke of "legitimate Russian interests."

Dueling East/West Agendas (tags)

Ukraine

Ukraine: Potential Flashpoint for Global War (tags)

Ukraine

Obama Violates Iran Geneva Agreement - Again (tags)

Iran

Good News and Bad from Palestine (tags)

Israel

Stop AIPAC! (tags)

AIPAC

Would Obama Open a Pandora's Box in a Strike on Syria? (tags)

"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake" (Jeanette Rankin). "Every war has two losers (William Stafford). War is a horror and racket that has served as a profit-center and evasion. Orwell warned that war could become a domestic necessity to divert the people.

Longstanding Bahraini State Terror (tags)

Bahrain

BBC's Longstanding Pro-Israeli Bias (tags)

media

Gitmo Atrocities Continue (tags)

torture

Thaw in Israeli Immunity? (tags)

Israel

Odd Man Out (tags)

Israel

New York Times Opposes Palestinian Self-Determination (tags)

Israel

Turkey Tries IDF Commanders in Absentia (tags)

Israel

European parliament approves EU-Israel trade agreement/Letter of protest to mrs Ashton, EU (tags)

With the approval of the European Parliament of the ACCA trade agreement with Israel, the EU sets further steps in supporting Israel, despite its occupation, illegal settlements policy and warcrimes This and the EU international role of political, economical and military domination and exploitation of the Thirld World, the inhuman asylumpolicy, the wars in Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Trojka starvation of the Greeks, makes the Nobelprize for Peace to the EU a mockery of Justice

Ship to Gaza Activists Brutalized (tags)

Israel

Israel Wages War on Human Rights (tags)

Israel

Israel Again Commits Barbarism and Piracy (tags)

Israel

Israeli Crimes Without Punishment (tags)

Israel

Stealing Palestinian Resources (tags)

Israel

NDFP adopts program to protect children during armed conflict in the Philippines (tags)

Aside from coming out with its program of action for the protection of children, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines announced that it will establish a Special Office for the Protection of Children to strengthen its mechanisms on monitoring and defending the rights of Filipino children.

U.S. diplomat killed in Libya (tags)

The more Americans cry, the more other people will laugh at them.

Top academics rebel against State capture in favor of truth and ethical human rights. (tags)

Top academics rebel against State capture and discuss ethical approach to human rights,development, globalization to replace neoliberalism and omitted children's rights. Former emphasizes bottom-up, unleashes potential the latter is top-down, crushes potential.

Ecuador to Washington and Britain: Go to Hell (tags)

asylum

International Law Revisionism (tags)

Israel

Reason for Hope and Despair in Palestine (tags)

Israel

Daily Kristallnacht in Palestine (tags)

Israel

Obama's War on Iran (tags)

Iran

Israeli-Style Ceasefires (tags)

Israel

Israeli Torture: Accountability Denied (tags)

Israel

Arab League Arrogance (tags)

Syria

Israel Plans Major Gaza War (tags)

Palestine

USA: STATE WITH "MAFIOSI FOREIGN POLICY"‏ (tags)

AL CAPONE is the Founding Father of American foreign policy.

Treating Palestinians Lawlessly (tags)

Palestine

Death of Gaddafi/The National Transitional Council's bloody path (tags)

The resistance against the former president Gaddafi was legitimate However, the rebels not only allied with the NATO, sacrifying real Libyan independence, they also commit warcrimes with little distinction between them and Gaddafi With Gaddafi gone

Gaza's Suffocating Siege (tags)

Palestine

Out-of-Control Israeli State Terror (tags)

Palestine

Life in East Jerusalem (tags)

Palestine

Israeli Occupation, Colonialism and Apartheid: Crimes Against Humanity (tags)

Palestine

Implications of Palestinian Statehood (tags)

Palestine

UN Report on Mavi Marmara Massacre (tags)

high seas massacre

Follow-Up Comments on Palestinian Statehood Vote (tags)

Palestinian statehood

General Assembly Palestinian Statehood Vote (tags)

Palestine

NATO's Libya War: A Nuremberg Level Crime (tags)

anti-war

Denying Palestinian Children Education (tags)

state terror

Closing Guantanamo: President Obama's Failed Promise (tags)

Nicolas Mottas and Myrsini Tsakiri write about President Barack Obama's broken promise to close down the "modern Auschwitz" - the Guantanamo detention camp.

Dueling UN Flotilla I Commissions (tags)

lawlessness

Greece must deny to pay an odious debt (tags)

In times of harsh neoliberal austerity and limited national sovereingty, the denial to pay an odious and illegitimate debt is a moral, political and social need. (by Nicolas Mottas/American Chronicle)

Israel kills protesters on Nakba Day/Israeli murder machine goes on and on (tags)

The Israeli killings of Nakba Day and six june war protesters is not an incident, but part of the systematic violence of Israeli occupation Palestinians can only get their right by the armed struggle against the occupation army

Osama bin Laden killed by US Forces/No justice without a trial (tags)

Not only killing the unarmed Osama bin Laden is a warcrime, as any other human being he had a right on a fair and independent trial No justice without a trial

LEGITIMACY OR TERRORISM (tags)

The criminal believes that it is above the Law. The American government also.

CONTROVERSY ON PICTURE OF OBAMA DIED IS SMOKE SCREEN (tags)

Obama uses picture to disguise serious infractions the International Law.

OSAMA "IN COLD BLOOD" (tags)

We will do what want anywhere - the White House said.

Muslim Iranian Divorce in USA (tags)

Muslim men with Iranian passports may choose to go back to Iran and obtain a fast track divorce in that country by stating three times, “I divorce my wife” in the presence of two male witnesses, show proof of the “mahr” payment, record the divorce in Iran, authenticate the documents, return back to the U.S. and seek recognition and enforcement of the Iranian divorce in a state court.

New Israeli Discriminatory Laws (tags)

lawlessness

Pakistani Islamic Divorce in U.S. Courts (tags)

Pakistani men residing in the U.S. travel to their homeland to get divorce decrees from Pakistan. They return back to the United States and seek recognition and enforcement of the Pakistani Islamic divorce decree in a state court. This article deals with the issues related to Pakistani Islamic divorce in U.S. courts.

OBAMA BROKE THE LAW (tags)

Who in America does have balls to take the USA President to judgement in OEA and in UN for violation of human rights?

Goldstone Commission Members Affirm Study Findings (tags)

Goldstone Commission

Declaring An Independent Palestinian State (tags)

independence

Pack Journalism Promotes War on Libya (tags)

war

The Afghanistan War and International Law (tags)

From the standpoint of the invaded, this war was and is a brutal violation against the basic principle of international law in Art 2 of the UN Charter which strictly prohibits the threat and use of force in international relations. This war was and is a war of aggression and a crime against peace.

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: Log Cabin Republicans Arguments - "handwaving" (tags)

In their opposition to the Motion to Intervene, the Log Cabin Republicans failed to do the obvious - produce the Certificate of the October 2010 Judgment. Of significance also is the lack of opposition to the intervention by the US Department of Justice, and the ongoing refusal of the US District Court to produce the Certificate.

REAL VIRTUAL WAR - THE AGE OF THE VIRTUAL CROWDS (tags)

It is necessary to continue the effort to study and to understand the reality.

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine: London Session (tags)

working for peace and equity

Emergency Convocation (tags)

It is imperative that you should sign the petition to the government of The Hellenic Republic for the granting of asylum to the Iranian hunger strikers. You may sign at the following address: http://www.gopetition.com/petition/40043/sign.html

SC RULING SETS BAD PRECEDENT-AJLPP (tags)

The Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) in a statement today, scored the Supreme Court for its bad decision for exonerating Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo from allegations that he plagiarized portions of a ruling on World War II comfort women. The Alliance also commends Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno for his dissenting opinion on the matter. In a strongly-worded dissenting opinion made public on Monday, Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said the court will be remembered for saying Del Castillo did not commit plagiarism because there was "no malicious intent" to pass off someone else's works as his own.

Guilty As Charged: UN Report on Gaza Flotilla Massacre (tags)

Israel rightfully condemned

Global BDS Against Israel Is Working (tags)

Israel fears delegitimization

Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Targeted Assassination Policy (tags)

lawless killing now US policy

USA: A FUCKED STATE (tags)

:o)

Prohibition of Interest in Islamic Finance (tags)

Since the early 70s, Islamic economics was introduced to world of finance as a new instrument, whose purpose was to follow an economic system based on Islamic Shari'a or the law of Islam. One of the main elements of the system is the prohibition on interest rates.

Prohibition of Interest in Islamic Banking and Finance (tags)

Since the early 70s, Islamic economics was introduced to world of finance as a new instrument, whose purpose was to follow an economic system based on Islamic Shari'a or the law of Islam. One of the main elements of the system is the prohibition on interest rates.

Universal Jurisdiction to Hold Israel Accountable (tags)

UJ is a powerful tool if used

Gazans Denied Medical Care Under Siege (tags)

more evidence of Israeli oppression

Death Squad Terror in Honduras (tags)

terrorist killings

BRAZILIAN GLOBO TV SACRIFICES JOURNALISM TO SAVE OUTLAW STATE (tags)

Brazilians want more journalism and less Israeli propaganda.

• 15 internationals killed as Israel attacks and hijacks Gaza Flotilla in International Wa (tags)

Up to 15 international human rights activists have been killed and over 30 others injured after Israeli commandos attacked the unarmed Gaza Freedom Flotilla early this morning in international waters, according to reports from the flotilla organisers, while Israeli military sources confirmed 10 dead. This attack is a clear breach of international law.

Vilifying Justice Goldstone (tags)

Israel attacks truth

May 8: Alliance of Anti-Fascists (tags)

The fascist plans for world domination were stopped by the Anti-Hitler coalition in a war that cost the lives of more than 50 million people. The International Federation of Resistance Fighters protests all attempts at establishing a reactionary view of history.

ARIZONA DECLARES WAR TO THE CIVILIZED WORLD (tags)

You are not well coming to Arizona - the legislator RACIST said.

Richard I. Fine's Judicial Lynching (tags)

Targeting lawyers who challenge power

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine: Barcelona Session (tags)

Explaining Israeli crimes

Israeli Abusive Administrative Detentions (tags)

more Israeli lawlessness

Human target: Petition to free Atty R Fine kidnapped-tortured in LA (tags)

A petition has been created to free Richard Fine, gentleman attorney with distinguished career of many examples of success over forty years, a kidnapped, targeted individual (TI), Falsely Imprisoned Person (FIP) in hospital solitary "coercive confinement."

Israeli Occupation Supportive Companies to Boycott (tags)

Supporting BDS essential

The Occupied West Bank Latroun Villages (tags)

occupied and persecuted

Israeli Occupation, Colonialism and Apartheid (tags)

Israeli oppression continues

Czech president signs Lisbon Treaty/EU Dirty Deal regarding human rights (tags)

With the EU guarantee to the Czech president, that the Czech State should not be exposed to property claims of expelled Germans after World War II, the EU not only implicitly consents with ethnical cleansings, it is also highly hypocritical, since the EU regularly points a finger to human rights violating countries like Sudan, Myanmar and Iran It is high time the EU should look in its own mirror, among else with regard to police abuse, racism and violation of the rights of migrants and real or alleged terrorsuspects

Ahmadinejad speech at UN 2009/Not anti-semitic, but just criticism on Israel (tags)

Not only the Western walkout at the UN 2009 Ahmadinejad speech is a part of a repeating show, consciously the Western countries make no distinction between Ahmadinejad's just criticism on Israel and his alleged ''anti-semitism'' Since the Western countries are directly and indirectly supporting the Israeli occupation, it is a shame and disgrace, that they walkout at this very speech, which brings into light the Israeli war-crimes and the Western implicite consent.

Seven Million Hondurans Under House Arrest as Micheletti Writes of "Democracy" (tags)

"This has caused a generalized phenomenon throughout the metropolitan area: People have come en masse out of their homes, chased the police out of many of those neighborhoods, and erected barricades to keep them out. They are now organizing to maintain those barricades. The coup regime thus, overnight, has lost any semblance of control of considerable tracts of urban Honduras."

The President Has Returned: All Hell Breaks Loose in Honduras! (tags)

"This is a textbook example of what we've referred to before as "dilemma actions." It puts the coup regime on the horns of a dilemma, in which it has no good options. It can leave Zelaya to put together his government again from the Brazilian embassy with the active support of so many sectors of Honduran civil society, or it can try to arrest the President, provoking a nonviolent insurrection from the people of the kind that has toppled many a regime throughout history. Minute by minute, hour by hour, and, soon, day by day, the coup regime is losing its grip. At some point it will have to choose either to unleash a terrible violent wave of state terrorism upon the country's own people - which will provoke all out insurrection in response (guaranteed by Article 3 of the Honduran Constitution) - or Micheletti and his Simian Council can start packing their bags and seeking asylum someplace like Panama. Meanwhile, the people are coming down from the hills to meet their elected president. This, kind readers, is immediate history."

BTL:Limited Torture Probe would Undermine U.S. Obligation Under International Law (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Israel’s occupation of The West Bank is more than an occupation. (tags)

It is a colonial style plantation.

UN Official Says Only a Worldwide Mass Movement Will Stop Israel's Oppression of Palestine (tags)

UC Santa Barbara professor Richard Falk, elected by the UN Human Relations Commission as special rapporteur on Israel's treatment of Palestinians in the occupied territories, spoke in San Diego June 5 and said only a worldwide mass movement, comparable to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, can end Israel's oppression against the Palestinians and enable a truly just solution. He called on his listeners to take on the pro-Israel monopoly of opinion in American politics and the mainstream media, and help make Americans more aware of the depths of the suffering Palestinians experience under U.S.-funded Israeli arms.

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (tags)

reporting Israeli war crimes

Western diplomats walk out of Ahmadinejad speech/Hypocrisy and violations of human rights (tags)

Not only the Western boycott of Durban II and the attitude on the Ahmadinejad speech lacks a fundamental respect for fundamental human rights, it is also hypocritical seeing in the light of her implicite support for the Israeli regime of occupation, letting get Israel away with human rights violations and war-crimes

Investigating Israeli War Crimes in Gaza (tags)

evidence of Israeli war crimes

Incriminating Evidence of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza (tags)

Israeli war crimes

Canadian Activists and Lawyers United for Justice: Canadians must bar or prosecute Bush (tags)

Canada must bar or prosecute Bush for torture, and mass murder. For he is a war criminal who lied that Saddam wouldn't let our inspectors in. And, with Cheney, closed 911 FBI investigations before we were finished nabbing the actual suspects for mass murder

Targeting Israel with Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions and Prosecutions (tags)

It's time to hold Israel accountable.

Israeli attacks on Gaza/Dirty war against the Palestinian civilian population (tags)

By their unlawful and systematic character,combined with the blockade of Gaza, housedemolitions and extrajudicial executions, the Israeli attacks on Gaza are a dirty war against the Palestinian civilian population

Global Human Rights Groups Protest Slaughter in Gaza (tags)

Israeli genocide

Israel Violating International Law & the Media Cover-up: (tags)

Israel Violating International Law & the Media Cover-up:

Israel No Victim (tags)

from abc.net.au, 12/31/08

The Abduction, Secret Detention, Torture, and Repeated Raping of Aafia Siddiqui (tags)

America's war on Islam

War crimes in Darfur: The Arab League criticism on the ICC charges is rejectable (tags)

Regarding her criticism on the possible ICC charges against the Sudanese president Mr Bashir,in respect with Darfurian war crimes, the Arab League is showing a morally rejectable point of view and is measuring the double standard

Francis Boyle's "Palestine Palestinians and International Law" (tags)

Boyle's powerful case for Palestinian self-determination.

Susan Sarandon's Double Standards on Palestine (tags)

Susan Sarandon has expressed surprising unwillingness to denounce her support for the Israeli Billionaire, Lev Leviev, who is has been criticized by a variety of NGOs for his involvement in building settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Addington, Yoo evade question on torture memo (tags)

During House Hearing on Torture, both John Yoo and David Addington proved themselves as masters of deception and evasion of questioning.

The 60th anniversary of Israel Nothing to celebrate! (tags)

In contrary to the outburst of festivities among zionists and their adherents, regarding the ´´celebration´´ of the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel, for the Palestinian victims of the etnic cleansings in 1948 and 1967 and the continuing occupation, there is nothing to celebrate Remember the Naqba

New Orleans North American Leaders’ Summit: Misrepresentation in SPP Joint Statement (tags)

Bush, Calderon and Harper, in their April 22, 2008 Security and Prosperity Partnership Agreement statement emanating from New Orleans made spurious claims. They claim that “they are committed to democratic government, the rule of law and respect for individual freedoms”.

Hothead McCain (tags)

Wouldn't it be nice, for once, to hear a politician not so removed from Reality saying "There will be peace" ... ? Be wary of Electronic Vote-rigging ... And get those "Neo-Conservative" War Criminals behind bars and away from the halls of power.

Boycott War Criminals USA & Israel (tags)

The Geneva Conventions: the core of international humanitarian law The Geneva Conventions and their Protocols are international treaties that contain the most important rules limiting the barbarity of war. They protect people who do not take part in the fighting (civilians, medics, aid workers) and those who can no longer fight (wounded, sick and shipwrecked troops, prisoners of war). Links to selected resources.

Francis A. Boyle's "Protesting Power - War, Resistance and Law (tags)

International law supports the right to resist state crimes.

Civil Resistance In the Age of Bush and Cheney (tags)

Civil Resistance to the wrongdoings of U.S. regimes has a long, and honorable, history. In his well documented tome, “Protesting Power: War, Resistance, and Law,” Professor Francis A. Boyle captures the essence of that story. He explains how “civil resistance” differs from “civil disobedience.” He also cites cases, where he was involved as an attorney and/or expert witness. Professor Boyle's book is, indeed, timely and needed.

Blockade on Gaza: Crime against humanity (tags)

With the whole or partly blockade on Gaza, the Israeli authorities are guilty of crimes against humanity

Christmas message 2007:Against war,racism,poverty and exclusion ''illegals'' (tags)

Contrary the hypocrisy of the traditional Christmas-celebrations and the consumption-hysteria, the message is to work for peace, against racism and exclusion of ''illegals'' To say it shortly: the advancement of human rights, without distinction

Torturing Palestinian Detaineed (tags)

Israel, like the US, condones and practices torture routinely

Disaster over Palestine: The Refugee problem and the ideology of transfer (tags)

In contrary with the allegations of zionist non-deniers, the expulsion of the Palestinians in 1948 and 1967 was no ad hoc war-crime, but a yearlong deliberate planned strategy

War with Iran : the Correct Political Perspective (tags)

Because of the bitterly partisan and rivalrous degeneration of the American political situation, which is the driving force behind the destruction of the Constitution among other things, I must ask readers to see if it might be possible to hear a person out when there position disagrees with your position, so that perhaps you might even have a chance to consider an issue thoughtfully before making up your mind, which would be a new development in American politics, and might even save the country from further turns towards Caesar, supported by many because of the onrushing disaster.

Aussie Torture Victim pleads ‘Guilty’ (tags)

In circumstances that could only be described as ‘railroading’ and coercive, the Aussie battler, David Hicks has pleaded guilty to one count of providing material support to terrorists. Few Australians, including leading legal advocates accept the ‘trial’ of Hicks as legally legitimate. The flagrantly rogue court convened under the most biased and unfair conditions also disqualified Hicks’ civilian lawyers at the last minute. Hicks’ (now) disqualified lawyers accused the presiding judge, Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Coleman of making up the rules as he went along – there is nothing new in the ‘legal’ proceedings at Guantanamo Bay!

No place in the Inn, asylum in Egypt (tags)

In contrary to the often hypocritical ''Christmas'' approach, The Birth of the Child is no sentimental story about ''A Little Child in a Manger'', but the reality of the exclusion of the poor, persecution by the State and seeking illegal asylum in a foreign country That's the reason, this Story is based on respect towards any human being, regardless descent or committed crime

The Saddam-Hussein trial and the right of any human being to a fair trial (tags)

Not only I object the imposed death-penalty on the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and two co-accused, also the trial itself didn't meet the international standards regarding a fair trial

A TRIAL GIVING KANGAROOS A BAD NAME (tags)

THE CORRUPTED TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

Freed from International Law: Book Review (tags)

With deep conviction of self-righteousness, the United States demands observance of international law from other countries but dems it irrelevant for itself.. Being an intellectual is a calling for everyone. (Noam Chomsky)

The Right of All People to Self-Determination (tags)

With the military strike against Iraq, the intervention forces have fulfilled the fact of aggression.. Aggression is one of the worst crimes according to the 1999 statute of the International Court.

Evangelical College Student Walks Across Country To Protest War (tags)

Real Christians Don't Choose War

The King of the Jungle (tags)

It is time that the Quartet revises its "principles" to protect the weak against the strong, and not the other way around. Only then will international law replace the reigning law of the jungle.

Civilians as ''legitimate'' military targets, Israeli attacks on Lebanon (tags)

In the july-war on Lebanon, as well as Israel as Hizbollah have committed serious human rights viollations and warcrimes against as well the Lebanese civilian population as the Israeli civilian population. Despite the ''justifications'' by both parties, they are both subjective to International Humanitarian Law, which forbids, under all circumstances, military attacks on civilians

Bush Policies are "Ongoing Criminal Activity" under US and International Law, Sc (tags)

The House of Representatives “must impeach President Bush

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment? (tags)

Activists took their case for ending the Iraqi War to the party responsible for authorizing it--the U.S. Congress! On Sept. 26, 2006, 71 protesters were arrested by police on various charges. The organizing groups for the event were the “National Campaign for Nonviolence Resistance” (NCNR) and the “Declaration of Peace.” One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of the NCNR. He demanded to know: “What about the First Amendment?”

Two Kinds of International Law (tags)

In an absurd way, president Bush also justified the Iraq war as "self-defense." Lebanon has the same right to security, territorial integrity and inviolable borders..Israel's right to exist is not a reason for violating the rights of others.

Prof. Jonathan Turley: “Stop Being a Country of Chumps!” (tags)

A conference was held on 09/18/06 at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), in Baltimore, to celebrate the birthday of the U.S. Constitution. One of the speakers was Professor Jonathan Turley of the GWU’s School of Law. He accused George W. Bush of creating an “uber presidency” and violating the “Separation of Powers” doctrine. He also blasted the two-party system as a monopoly. Prof. Turley said: “We need another political party!”

Appeal to petition Israeli government to respect the right to education (tags)

The racist Israeli policies deprive and violate Palestinians' right to education and are used by the hegemonic power holders as a means of discrimination. Such discriminatory practices are apparent in not providing safe access to schools and institutions of higher education in unrecognized villages in the Galilee and the Negev, or by the militarization of educational spaces, the imposition of checkpoints or other militarized barriers (such as the separation wall) in the occupied Palestinian territories. The cumulative effect of these practices is a blatant violation of the right of students (especially females who are the most vulnerable segment of society) to study in an educational context that is safe and free from violence.

IDF commander: We fired more than a million cluster bombs in Lebanon (tags)

Dust off that old courtroom in Nuremberg. We have a new group of war criminals to put on trial. (Yes, I know, there are a few Americans who should have been put in the docks long ago, but that doesn't negate the appropriateness of having Israelis tried there. Actually, forget Nuremberg. Their trial should be in Beirut.

The Wounds of War Must Be Healed (tags)

The human rights violations during the war between Israel and Hezbollah must be investigated and researched. Amnesty International presses for this.

Right of Return of Palestinian Refugees: (tags)

Right of Return of Palestinian Refugees: International Law and Humanitarian Considerations

Sensible Mandate (tags)

Peoples do not win wars, only governments. People only delight in war when they are poisoned by propaganda and indoctrinated by the school, media and religion.. War, this orgy of killing and destroying, is the absolute horror.

Qana Massacre Protested at State Department Rally (tags)

As a result of the Israeli massacre of 56 civilians, mostly children, in the village of Qana, in Lebanon, a protest action was held in front of the State Department in Washington, D.C. on Monday, 07/31/06. The activists were there to protest the massacre and to demand an immediate ceasefire. Noura Erakat said, “Israel needs to be held accountable for its murders.” Four of the demonstrators were arrested in an act of civil disobedience.

German Peace Movement Demands Israeli Withdrawal (tags)

Both the occupation of the Gaza strip and the arrest of members of the Palestinian government are clear breaches of international law.

Israel and International Law (tags)

The use of military force without approval of the UN Security Council is prohibited in inter-national law.. Humanitarian international law is in effect during an armed conflict.

The Second American Revolution : High Places (tags)

Our ancestors had revolution after revolution because they did not knock down the High :Places

STOP the War Coalition (Philippines) call on Philippine Government (tags)

STATEMENT ON THE SIEGE OF LEBANON AND GAZA BY ISRAEL

Happy Impeachment Day! (tags)

This is no time for political strategizing. Every member of Congress is sworn to uphold and defend the Constitution, and it is being gravely threatened by this president.

Hamas, from islamic revival-movement to Palestinian government (tags)

In contary with the leading opinions of the American-European politicians and media, the aim of Hamas, calling by them the ''distruction'' of the State of Israel, is not to kill or expell the Israeli-Jewish population, but to dismantle the zionistic State Model and to make an end to 39 year Israeli occupation and settlementspolicy

The Second American Revolution : Revolutionary Proverbs (tags)

A short collection of proverbs

"Palestinians and World Refugee Day" (tags)

Palestinian refugees constitute one of the largest refugee populations in the world and the longest standing unresolved situation of displacement.

English Translation of Iran's Letter (tags)

The unanswered and unusual letter of the Iranian president to US president Bush raises many questions and enigmas. Is it provocation, propaganda, criticism or invitation?

US CAMPAIGN TO END THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION (tags)

The US Campaign is a diverse coalition working for freedom from occupation and equal rights for all by challenging US policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Campaign is based on human rights and international law, providing a non-sectarian framework for everyone who supports its Call to Action. Its strategy is to inform, educate, and mobilize the public so as to change the US role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to support peace, justice, human rights, and international law. http://www.endtheoccupation.org/index.php

AND THERE WAS NO REFERENDUM IN ISRAEL... (tags)

This article looks at Prime Minister-elect Olmert's contention that the elections were a referendum to carry out further withdrawals/expulsions from Judea/Samaria (the West Bank).

Declaration of Jury of Conscience (tags)

The jury in the World Tribunal in Istanbul concluded that the invasion of Iraq together with the continuing occupation of iraq constitutes a violation of the core obligation of the UN Charter.

Attacking Iran will Put the US at Risk as Never Before (tags)

It may sound tough to call for attacking Iran’s nuke facilities, but in doing so, the U.S. would open itself up to attack from Iran, and they don’t have to fight back by sending bombers over here. They can use other delivery systems.

Danish Cartoons: Freedom of expression or licence to insult (tags)

With tthe publication of the Danish cartoons under the pretext of freedom of opinion, the European papers not only show an elementar respect for moslims, they also are escalating the existing tensions

When is a War Justified? (tags)

What is the future of the United Nations when its most powerful member treats it with contempt? The law is still the law even when it is broken.. The conflict over anticipatory self-defense is the real reason for the crisis of the UN, not the skirmish over reform.

Violating International Law (tags)

The war of the US government against iraq is based on a legal model without precedent.. In the past, thr threatened party had to prove that an attack on it was unjustified..The US uses the "three strikes" maxim, cumulative crimes, to change international law.

America's "War against Terror" (Part I) (tags)

?Beginning an offensive war is the most serious international crime," the 1948 Interna-tional War Crimes Tribunal declared.. The model of a peaceful world of law changes into a Hobbesian world of lawlessness in which only power conquers.

Anchor Cultural Diversity in International Law! (tags)

Making the theme cultural diversity the subject of a conion was urgent through the extension of the WTO and its services agreement GATS to education, culture, social necessities and the media.

Christopher Hitchens Panders to War Parties! (tags)

Christopher Hitchens, the scourge of the late Mother Teresa of Calcutta, is at it again! The ex-Lefty has written a rant defending the indefensible - the Iraqi War! His main point: Saddam Hussein was a thug, so therefore the Iraqi war was justified. The Straussian Neocon, however, got it wrong! Under International Law, regime change isn’t a legal cause for a war. This is why Bush and his poodle, Blair, had to “fix” the intelligence around the policy.

Can the Empire Do Everything? (tags)

"The problem is that the US supported the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. A paragraph imposes the obligation of negotiations on ending the nuclear arms race.. An empire doesn't seem worried about justice and law.."

Bill O’Reilly Wants to Suppress Abu Ghraib Evidence (tags)

The ACLU is fighting in court for the release of all evidence that might tie high level policy makers to the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. The Pentagon said the release of that evidence will “increase the likelihood of violence” against U.S. troops. Fox News’ Chickenhawk, Bill O’Reilly, agrees that it is not only unpatriotic to do so, but that it would “help the jihadists.” He also smeared CBS, NBC and the NY Times for supporting the ACLU’s legal position.

World Tribunal on Iraq : Final Declaration of the Jury of Conscience (tags)

The World Tribunal on Iraq met in Istanbul from 24-26 June 2005. The principal objective of the WTI is to tell and disseminate the truth about the Iraq War, underscoring the accountability of those responsible and underlining the significance of justice for the Iraqi people. Here is the final declaration of the jury of conscience :

Impeach Bush protests in Salt Lake City (tags)

Protesters gathered in Salt Lake City throughout June to call for U.S. President Bush's impeachment for "High Crimes" such as international lawbreaking, killing innocent civilians in Iraq and the like.

The U.N. is a joke. (tags)

the un isn't to be trusted.

Rep. Conyers’ Spotlights Bush’s Pack of Lies (tags)

The Downing St. Memo was center stage on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2005. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) called a hearing to focus on that leaked document, which shows that President George W. Bush, Jr., and his cohorts, were looking to “cook the intelligence” on the Iraqi War. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Bush is “a liar” and it’s time to bring the troops home!

The moral short-sightedness of prime-minister Balkenende and the EU regarding Israel (tags)

Although it is of main importance the Dutch prime-minister Balkenende has referred to the universal values in respect of the holocaust, it is striking that is lacking in moral indignation with respect to the Palestinian victims of the Israeli occupation.

America's Preventive War as Ultimate Risk (tags)

Never before has a democratic state threatened so openly to repudiate the basic norm of all law, the prohibition of violence.. Apart from self-defense, no war is legal.. The American government does not feel bound to the fundamental norms of law and ethics.

Why I Am a Pro-Palestinian Activist (tags)

I was brought up Roman Catholic, but now consider myself a progressive,

I Cannot Support the Troops. (tags)

An open letter to all active duty U.S. Military personal.

The fairy tale of the Dutch tolerant society and the humane asylum-policy (tags)

In contrarily with the general allegations in American and Western newsmedia, not only the Netherlands is no open society for minorities, moreover the Dutch asylum-policy is violating gravely international humanitarian principles.

RUMSFELD CHARGED WITH WAR CRIMES IN GERMANY (tags)

look at what I found :>) author: Justus Leicht for the World Socialist Web Site US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld may be forced to skip a major international security conference in Munich next month for fear that he could be hauled before a German court on war crimes charges, according to published reports in both the US and Germany.

Prophecy Nov 18 : The bullet in Margaret's head - a call to Jihad (tags)

Arise and shine, Holy Warriors, and answer your call to Jihad, fully equipped for battle, armed with the breast plate of Righteousness, holding up the shield of Justice and Peace, and wielding the terrible swift sword of Truth.

Human Bombs and Marx: Aswer to "The Jewish Question" (tags)

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An act of conscience (tags)

"Your Honor," Rosemarie Jackowski addressed the court at her sentencing hearing, "How can it be that a Nation, that is itself in violation of the law, can then hope to impose the Rule of Law on its citizens?"

Brief Case Study: The Demonization Of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein (tags)

Brief Case Study: The Demonization Of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein

Regarding "Neither Zionism Nor Anti-Semitism" (tags)

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Up Against The Wall ! Israel ! (tags)

People who attack the World Court for its July 9 Ruling on the Israeli wall in the Occupied Territories should beware.

P10K Founder Beaten in Israeli Jail (tags)

Irish Political Activist Ken O'Keefe suffered concussion and bruising at the hands of an Israeli prison guard Monday evening, five days into his hunger strike against detention and possible deportation. He was arrested last Thursday for attempting to enter Gaza to discuss the P10K plan with representatives from Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

Activist on Hunger Strike in Israeli Jail - attempting "peace" talks with Hamas (tags)

Irish American political activist Ken O'Keefe is on hunger strike in an Israeli jail whilst fighting deportation after being arrested for attempting to enter Gaza on Thursday. Last year, the former US Marine and Gulf War veteran returned to Iraq with more than 500 Human Shields. After entering Gaza via a settlement, he was detained by 10 Israeli soldiers whilst walking along the beach into the Palestinian area.

A Political Barometer (tags)

Testing the Popular Media Readership, I posted an article and engaged in a debate for four hours, here is a condensed version, which is a poignant example of what people are thinking.

Israel's wild destruction in Rafah, Palestine (tags)

The Israeli occupation army has destroyed dozens of civilian homes in Rafah, at the southern tip of the Gaza Strip.

Palestine 10,000 (tags)

Mark your calendar; ‘P10K - September 11, 2004 - Palestine.’ Register - Show Up - Make History.

The Real Butchers of Baghdad: G. W. Bush and His Army of Corporate Mercenaries (tags)

Now the real reason that Bush refused to sign onto the International Court and worked so diligently to evade the Geneva Convention comes to light.

"What Part of *Over the Rainbow* Do You NOT Understand?" (tags)

Mr. Kerry, who HAS been put to the challenge, but will not commit his own Democratic Party to a principled, honorable platform on the side of human needs, progress for the future and most plainly-Truth.This constrains and weakens the Party's reach. What can we People then expect him to do for America as a whole? It is our necessity to turn away from the insanity of illegal, unilateral, agressive wars against undefined enemies from poor countries.

End Israeli Settlement Activity (tags)

AN ARTICLE ABOUT JEWS THAT SUPPORT OTHER INDIGENOUS PEOPLE...

Despite all Rhetoric - Israel still has No "Right" to Exist!!! (tags)

In spite of all the Sham Rhetoric by Israel and by the wealthy "Pro Israel" American lobby - Israel still has No intrinsic "Right" to Exist!

Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network Dec. 19 Updates (tags)

1.Iraqi Resistance Report Dec. 15-17 2003 2.Statement of the Arab Cause Solidarity Committee: The apprehension and incarceration of Saddam Hussein will not bring about the end of the Iraqi resistance 3.Pro-Saddam Riots Rock the World 4. Message to US Security Council: AMERICA IS WORTH NOTHING...AMERICANS ARE PIGS ON TWO LEGS 5. Iraqi town takes pride in battling U.S. army 6.Iraqi Resistance front to be proclaimed soon After the arrest of Saddam resistance will intensify and unite even more, says Jabbar al Kubaysi 7. Offical State Paper of Cuba on Resistance in Iraq 8.Rally in S. Korea against Additional Troop Dispatch to Iraq 9.U.S. Moves to Stifle Syria Accused 10."Message to the GI Mercenaries on the Further Deployment of US Troops" Published

Preventive War or Preemptive War (tags)

"The preemptive war against Iraq broke the norms of the community of states. Internation-al law was degraded in its importance..This disempowerment of international law is a unique dangerous mega-political experiment withunforeseeable consequences."

SHAME-SHAME:Questions and Answers About the Palestinian Prisoners (tags)

Avigdor Lieberman as Israel’s Transport Minister on Israeli Radio July 7, 2003, was heard to offer to bus Palestinian political prisoners to the Dead Sea to be drowned, “It would be better to drown these prisoners in the Dead Sea if possible, since that’s the lowest point in the world.”

The Pursuit of Happiness (tags)

Here is an opportunity to use international law to enable the Pursuit of Happiness.

Hard Reality (tags)

"Without approval by the Security Council, no state may use force against another state except in the case of self-defense as an answer to an armed attack..On the eve of March 20, the Security Council declared that Iraq did not represent an immediate threat.."

Theft Iraqi Antiquities By Ann Talbot (tags)

The US reluctance to act cannot be explained by any lack of warning. Professional archaeologists and art historians had told the Pentagon of the danger of looting beforehand. Dr. Irving Finkel of the British Museum told Channel 4 that the looting was "entirely predictable and could easily have been stopped."

Oil for White People! Woohoo, Dead Iraqi Children Now! (tags)

It seems that the corporate press cabal of CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, Regime controlled NPR and just about every major newspaper in America sets policy for press coverage week to week

War Crimes Info. - Interviews available (tags)

* Aggressive War * U.N. Charter * Geneva Conventions * Water, Electricity and Food (send this to your local media)

Enough Rope (tags)

How much more leeway regarding international law does Bush really have?

War is not the Path to Peace (tags)

American jurists see a breach of international law in a preventive war..Aggressive war is one of the most serious transgressions of international law There is no exception,.LCNP http://www.lcnp.org/global/IRAQLetter.pdf

The PNAC and it`s connection to the Bush Wars (tags)

Who pulls the strings in US foreign policy< what are their goals and who pays the price.

War is not the Path to Peace (tags)

American jurists see a breach of international law in a preventive war.. Aggressive war is one of the most serious transgressions of international law..There is no exception..Global Action Prevent WarLCNP http://www.lcnp.org/global/IRAQLetter.pdf

Who Supports President Bush? (tags)

Detailed analysis, with sources.

REMEMBER NUREMBERG (tags)

One of the LIES commonly spread by Trolls is that everybody who supports peace is a Wacko. What do you say to a Medal of Honor Winner against Bush's war? What do you say to two of them? Veterans For Peace has sent an open letter to fifteen generals and admirals in the top ranks of the US Military advising them of their possible liabilities, under international law, to criminal prosecution for being part of a pre-emptive war against Iraq. Veterans For Peace, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is an organization of men and women who have served in peacetime and in most of the wars of the last century, with 92 chapters nationwide.

Letter to Angola (tags)

Angola gave a perfuctory reply to a letter urging resistance against a pre-emptive strike against Iraq. Mexico, Chile, Cameroon and Angola should be flooded with emails to their UN embassies in New York.

SUPPORT ELECTRONICIRAQ.NET! (tags)

NEW INDY NEWS WIRE LAUNCHES FROM IRAQ!

Peace is Powerful (tags)

Hollywood Protest Article...(that I wrote)

Orange County F15 photos (tags)

Panoramic views of the Laguna Beach Peace Vigil and the city of Orange rally at Hart Park.

New CESR fact sheets about the Iraq crisis (tags)

New CESR fact sheets about the Iraq crisis

The End of World Order (tags)

Iraq was not condemned to be without rights or outlawed for all time. An authorization for the use of force cannot be read from resolution 1441. A right to preventive self-defense may exist in an extreme situation when enemy missiles are ready for launch..

The Real but Unspoken Reasons for the Iraq War (tags)

Although completely suppressed in the U.S. media, the answer to the Iraq enigma is simple yet shocking. The upcoming war in Iraq is actually an OIL CURRENCY war. The Real Reason for this upcoming war is this administration’s goal of preventing further OPEC momentum towards the euro as an oil transaction currency standard. However, in order to pre-empt OPEC, they need to gain geo-strategic control of Iraq along with its 2nd largest proven oil reserves. (This is a long essay)

CFL ALERT: PROTEST HP'S PLANS TO BUILD A PLANT ON STOLEN PALESTINIAN LAND (tags)

LET YOUR REPS KNOW THAT YOU OPPOSE HP'S PLANS TO BUILD A PLANT ON LAND STOLEN FROM THE PALESTINIANS BY THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION FORCES

LA-Times on the Civ. Dis. arrests (tags)

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Towards Abolition of the Death Penalty (tags)

Professor Michael Radelet from the University of Colorado-Boulder presented the keynote address at the IADP event. Professor Radelet is co author of In Spite of Innocence and has been a consultant to the Illinois Governor's Commission on Death Penalty Moratorium, among many other contributions to the movement to abolish the death penalty.

Moscow Gas Deaths - Why is the media trying so hard to mislead us? (tags)

We're being bombarded in every newspaper and TV report with "expert opinions" that the gas responsible for 116 hostage deaths in Moscow was an agent known as BZ. However, there are clear and obvious reasons why it could NOT have been BZ. A brief internet search would have elicited this information. Why are they conducting such a well-coordinated misinformation campaign?

HARVARD PRESIDENT SUMMERS ANNOUNCES CONTINUED FUNDING FOR ISRAELI WAR CRIMES (tags)

Harvard President Summers sticks to his guns in support of Israeli war crimes and the use of Harvard's money to fund them. Under the Nuremberg Principles (adopted by the UN in 1950) this implicates him under international law too.

America=KKK (tags)

After months of its patently anti-semitic(re: Arab and Afghan) pummeling of the Middle East and Central Asia with thousands of civilian deaths in Afghanistan, America may be turning its guns and bombs loose against the Mother Continent of Humankind-Africa.

Building Bridges Internet Radio features the War & International Law (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report in Exiles presents a 58 minute internet radio program on the War featuring Michael Ratner,Abdeen Jabarra & Manning Marable. Building Bridges is broadcast over WBAI In Exile-www.wbix.org Tuesdays 9-10PM EST. TO LISTEN TO THIS PROGRAM NOW CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

IPA: As Bombing Proceeds: Now What? (tags)

AS'AD ABUKHALIL: "Both Bin Laden and Bush say that you are either with them or against them; yet much of the Middle East stands in opposition to both." JOHN QUIGLEY: "Military action should have been done through the Security Council at the United Nations. As it is -- a U.S. and U.K. military action -- it is illegal under international law." MORE...

Hawaiian King, America's Political Prisoner (tags)

His Royal Majesty Akahi Nui Held as Political Prisoner Due to Military Occupation of the Hawaiian Islands by the United States of America.

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