To begin to tackle the problem of Syria, what matters more than who exactly is being killed is who is doing the killing.
The UN human rights commissioner's response to an effort by US lawmakers to smear an investigation of potential Israeli war crimes affirms her role as a major "voice of the victim everywhere"The U lawmakers to smear an investigation of potential Israeli war crimes affirms her role as a "voice of the victim everywhere".
In international law, Israel’s pretext for indiscriminate bombing -- that Hamas hides out among noncombatants -- is unacceptable.
The U.S. government wasn't always Israel's strongest ally, but as political figures in countries such as Norway call for a boycott of Israeli goods to protest the Gaza operation, our politicians almost unanimously continue their unfailing support.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said in a news conference Wednesday that Edward Snowden is a defender of human rights and should not be prosecuted.