Posts Tagged: international law
Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
Conflicts don't have to include "genocide" to demand intervention. And "intervention" doesn't have to mean military action.
The groundbreaking court brought many of the war's worst criminals to justice, but more is needed to heal the region's deep divisions.
For Arabs and Muslims worldwide, Jerusalem has become a powerful symbol representing a century of betrayal by the West.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
The U.S. hasn't agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.