Category: Human Rights

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Marjorie Cohn: Biden’s Assassination of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Was Illegal

The United States must end its “global war on terror” once and for all. Drone strikes terrorize and kill countless civilians and make us more vulnerable to terrorism

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Richard Falk: Human Rights and Confronting China Geopolitically

Opportunism in relation to human rights is not a path to peace and justice in our tormented world

Human rights Watch: Iran: 1988 Mass Executions Evident Crimes Against Humanity

Senior Officials Implicated Should Be Investigated, Fairly Prosecuted

Peter Crowley: The Solidarity Vacuum for the Non-White Oppressed

It’s as if the Ukraine conflict has been the first war that the West has ever witnessed

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Murtaza Hussain: 9/11 Families Call on Biden to Confront Afghan Humanitarian Crisis

The United Nations now estimates that roughly half the population of Afghanistan is currently facing acute hunger

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Amyn Sajoo: Western countries demand Russia follows international law – so why don’t they?

With a passion that recalls the aftermath of the Second World War, politicians and commentators are demanding a global order that takes seriously the rules of the United Nations Charter

Giuliano Battiston: Afghanistan Is Starving, but the Taliban Can Only Govern Women’s Clothing

There is an unprecedented economic and humanitarian crisis as the Taliban, divided and without a strategy, rely on edicts against women and repression

Sara Sirota: U.S. Demands Russian War Crime Prosecution While Neglecting Its Own Accountability

The Defense Department promised a memo on mitigating U.S.-inflicted civilian harm in April. With the deadline passed, Congress members call for an ICC investigation — of Russia

Farrah Hassen: How the U.S. Can Help Get Justice for Ukrainians

If we want the International Criminal Court to investigate Russia, we need to stop undermining it ourselves

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Noam Chomsky: Our Priority on Ukraine Should Be Saving Lives, Not Punishing Russia

The phrase “all options are on the table” is normal in what passes for statecraft in the U.S. and U.K. — all in direct violation of the UN Charter

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