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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

Chasing Edward Snowden

Chasing Edward Snowden

Anonymous (2016)

Film Review

Chasing Edward Snowden is an extremely well made documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s escape from Hong Kong to Moscow and the role played by Wikileaks and the Hong Kong government in facilitating his escape. 109 more words

Inspiring Moments In Resistance

A Challenge to the "Pros"

Are you pro-life or just anti-abortion?

Please be honest. Be honest with yourself and with everyone else.

If you’re simply anti-abortion, then please stop calling yourself pro-life. 626 more words


Trump: Outdated Geneva Conventions, Enhanced Interrogation

So, as noted on MNBC, there was a strange exchange between Trump and a journalist on some aspects regarding international law.

This is the exchange in full (which can be found… 868 more words


ON THIS DAY: July 27, 2016

July 27 is

Walk on Stilts Day

Scotch Whisky Day

Bagpipe Appreciation Day

Barbie-in-a-Blender Day

National Crème Brulee Day

World Festivals and National Holidays

Croatia – Tisno: SuncéBeat… 373 more words


Lost and Found - July 27th Edition

What to remember about July 27th…

  • 1775  Benjamin Rush begins his term as the 1st Surgeon General of the Continental Army
  • 1929  Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War is signed by 53 countries; known as Geneva Convention…
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What are these new “remote migratory policies"?

“Offshore” refugees. Op-Ed by Joana Abrisketa, Professor of International Law,  University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain), FRAME Magazine (“Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies”), May 16, 2016. 414 more words