The basis of Palestinian opposition to Israel’s actions has little to do with it being a Jewish state. Had it been a Hindu or a Buddhist state, the Palestinians would have been no less embittered. This article was a submission to the UK Parliamentary report into antisemitism emanating from the Middle East conflict, made in November 2014.
Last week the
European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg rejected a Polish appeal on CIA-prison
cases involving the violation of numerous human rights' guarantees on behalf of
two Guantanamo detainees. This was an important lesson.
Saudi Arabia must cover its tracks
by not only forcefully denouncing ISIS and JN but actively introducing stiffer
measures demonstrating that it is genuinely combating terrorism. How does this
play out in terms of royal power?
A los asesores de Obama no se les debió haber pasado por alto las enseñanzas del pasado: al castrismo, debieron razonar, no se lo derrota con la CIA sino con la SEARS, la famosa cadena comercial. English
Since the touchstone of a free speech regime is in
how well it protects speech that most find revolting, its defenders have to be
willing to speak also for those whose opinions they don’t find respectable.
right to offend, which the French secular republic with its long tradition of
anti-clericalist satire holds particularly dear, is in everyday conflict with
the values of the republic’s second largest religion.
biggest electronic manufacturer worldwide, has strong assembly operations in Ciudad
Juarez, on the Mexico-US border. With abundant migrant labor-force, extreme social
violence and multinational production are among the main factors that characterize
We need to raise
awareness about how the rich oil nations keep subsidising oil extraction whilst
agreeing that the world needs to cut emissions. Taxpayers cannot passively let
their governments do this.
The CIA’s ‘deep interrogation’ and the Guantánamo
detention camp came to symbolise the US ‘war on terror’. Yet it turns out that
most individuals subjected to the first weren’t thought to merit transfer to
CeCe McDonald was sent to prison for defending herself against a hate crime. On the one year anniversary of her release, she discusses how to fight back against oppression. Part of Transformation's prison abolition series.
How is it possible that only 29 % of
Americans believe that the interrogations carried out by the CIA, denounced as
torture by the recent Senate Report, are wrong? To what do we owe such moral
Democracy does not end at the ballot box. All humans are equally deserving of respect. The legislators of Alabama and Israel have undermined the trust placed in them by the public and so we must question their commitment to their duty to serve.