A prosecutor from the International Criminal Court has opened a probe into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories. Israel wasted no time lashing out, threatening to dismantle the ICC.
Potential cases [prosecutor Fatou] Bensouda could take on include allegations of war crimes by Israel during last summer’s Gaza war where the Palestinians suffered . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: International Criminal Court Launches Probe. Israel Seethes and Squirms.
What is it about the International Criminal Court that has so inflamed Israel and the United States? It’s a court of law and a pretty good one at that. It’s a venue to prosecute those who commit war crimes and crimes against humanity. Who would be bothered by that – except perhaps war criminals and . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: How a Court Pushed Israel and the United States into Meltdown
He has always been his master's voice, Stephen Harper's most faithful stooge.A yapping Con pitbull, the absurd Minister of Religious Freedom, a gay Thatcherite in a government full of filthy homophobes.But these days nothing is more obscene than the way John Baird is pandering to the brutish settler regime of Benjamin Netanyahu, while attacking . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Stooge John Baird Goes After the Palestinians. Again.
Amnesty International releases disturbing testimonies revealing evidence of deliberate attacks on Gaza health workers by the Israel Defense Forces.
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Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki has informed the International Criminal Court that there was “clear evidence” of war crimes committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict.
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The United Nations Human Rights Council has told Israel to remove all settlements from the occupied West Bank or else be prepared to be prosecuted before the International Criminal Court for violations of the Geneva Conventions.
In other words, get out or stand as an outlaw country, a criminal state. True to form, Israel . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Israel on Notice – Remove Settlements or Face Justice
A recent report on the Syrian conflict by Human Rights Watch accused the Free Syria Army rebels of using children as young as 14 as child fighters. Now another rebel group, the Syria Justice and Freedom, recent posted a propaganda video YouTube featuring AK-47-totting children. If you think using a 14-year old as a fighter . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: REPUGNANT: Syrian rebel propaganda video stars children with AK47s