Bipartisan attack on international humanitarian law

By Stephen Zunes (source: Foreign Policy In Focus) In a stunning blow against international law and human rights, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a resolution on Tuesday attacking the report of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s...

A history not forgotten part12

Sixty years ago in Battir Hasan Abu Nimah, Live from Palestine A History not ForgottenDiaries: Live from Palestine Sixty years ago in Battir Hasan Abu Nimah, Live from Palestine Sixty years ago in Battir, my small hillside village near Jerusalem, I witnessed the...

Goldstone and Gaza

By JIMMY CARTER (source: NewYork Times) Judge Richard Goldstone and the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Gaza conflict have issued a report about Gaza that is strongly critical of both Israel and Hamas for their violations of human rights. On Wednesday, a...

How long are we going to run from the truth?

(source: Watching America) The safety of Pakistan is only possible if we say goodbye to America and figure out what we have lost in the past seven or eight years. Shahbaaz Shariff’s statement caused surprise and shock among Pakistanis. His statement that, just like...