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Is Abortion A Crime Against Humanity?

Recently someone suggested to me that it’s inconsistent to get “all worked up” about abortion without getting just as upset about corporate corruption, for example. This comparison sounds odd to me because, at minimum, we are talking about two different scales of “wrong.” While corporate cronyism and corruption are bad, and we should vigorously enforce laws and policies that encourage free trade and otherwise ethical business practices, we are probably not talking about a “Crime Against Humanity” anywhere comparable that of abortion. 1,690 more words

Abortion

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi - Son of Former Libyian Dictator, Muammar Gaddafi - Sentenced to Death

The Guardian — Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libya’s former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, has been sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli.

Saif, once seen as his father’s heir apparent, was condemned to death along with eight other figures from the former dictatorship, including the former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi and Gaddafi’s last prime minister, Al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi. 83 more words

Crime

Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son has been sentenced to death by firing squad

The son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam, has been sentenced to death by a court in Tripoli.

Saif, who was absent in court, is among eight other former officials of… 276 more words

International Justice Deserves Better

Nelson Camilo Sánchez*

This past July 17th was the “World Day for International Justice.” This date, which alludes to the creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 1998, commemorates the struggle against impunity for severe human rights violations. 643 more words

Courts And Rights

Liza Burr | Israeli Historian Ilan Pappe on Changing Perceptions: Israel/Palestine

Pappe noted that what is needed is to teach people a new perspective with a new dictionary containing new terminology to describe the actual reality in Palestine.

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U.S. Foreign Policy

The ICC Channels the Queen of Hearts on Israel

COMMENTARY
by Evelyn Gordon
July 17, 2015

If the International Criminal Court ever had any pretensions of being a serious legal institution, they were effectively demolished by yesterday’s  133 more words

Israel & Middle East

“. . . my country is the wave that froths and foams . . .” (Najwan Darwish)

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U.S. WARNS ISRAEL AGAINST EVICTING PALESTINIANS FROM SUSYA
Mairav Zonszein
July 18, 2015
While the Iran nuclear deal captured most of the attention . 855 more words

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