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...