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15TH NOV.1916: R.A.M.C. GIVEN DUE CREDIT IN BATTLE OF SOMME.

JOHN JONES, R.A.M.C. (1) Aid Post in the Line:

LETTER to Pte HUBERT HIBBETT, The Cenacle Red Cross Hospital, New Brighton, Cheshire.

15/11/16

Dear Mr Hibbett,  1,153 more words

Protecting war crimes will not make a safer world

CROSSPOST: CAGE

The recent government announcement that British soldiers would be protected from lawsuits launched under European Court of Human Rights is a heavy blow to the rule of law, and will make it ever more difficult to seek accountability for abuse. 864 more words

Current Affairs

The War on Maple Bugs - Part 6

My six-year old son was in the bathroom and needed to wash his hands, but was prevented from doing so by a maple bug that was guarding the sink. 89 more words

Poetry

Who wants to be a refugee?

“I would appreciate it if you wouldn’t call me anymore,” the polite voice on the phone tells me. Hardly any trace of an accent. I’m organizing an event for an NGO advocating for a more humane EU-asylum policy. 921 more words

Refugees

Stealing Iraq's Oil is a War Crime

“Unlawful wanton destruction or appropriation of property” is considered a Grave Breach of the Geneva Convention.

If we invaded Iraq under the pretense of preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction, which as we all know now did not exist, and ended up taking its oil as Donald Trump says we should have done, at the very least, then the United States of America could have been tried in an International Criminal Court. 135 more words

General

Islamist militant on trial in Hague over destruction of Timbuktu shrines

Jpost Reports-

AMSTERDAM – The trial of an Islamist militant over the destruction of holy sites in Timbuktu during Mali’s 2012 conflict began in the Hague on Monday, the first at the International Criminal Court to cite destroying cultural artifacts as a war crime. 80 more words