Tag: INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Israel taken to World Court over landmark genocide case

South Africa’s landmark genocide case against Israel is heard today at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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CAGE finds Palestinian solidarity in UK being shut down

A report by the Muslim advocacy group CAGE International has shown a 455 per cent rise in cases since May-July 2021 spike.

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Islam21c marks International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

As we mark the 75th anniversary of the Palestinian Catastrophe, the spirit of Palestine surely remains unyielding.

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After Nakba – 9 reasons why it is time for Israel’s retirement

Yet again we mark another birthday of the ongoing international catastrophe known as Israel. It has been more than seven decades since almost a million Palestinian were ransacked of their homeland, killed and displaced at gunpoint, replacing an entire indigenous community with another pan-European, American, cross-continental, and anything but native

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Guantanamo Bay: Oxygen for ISIS

In light of the CIA Torture Report said to be declassified today, Asim Qureshi, Research Director of CAGE examines the use of the iconic orange jumpsuits from the detainees in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib to the hostages kept by the Islamic State. Islamic State's tactics have been taken directly from

Current Affairs Politics US 15 Min Read

Why can the US get away with torture?

The 10th of December marked Human Rights Day. And what better way to commemorate such a profound celebration than to frequent the achievements of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights' key drafter, the United States of America. Incidentally, a report was released this same week by the US Senate Intelligence Committee.

Current Affairs Politics US 13 Min Read

CIA Torture Report: just the tip of the iceberg

In the aftermath of the Senate’s damning report on the barbaric, inhumane interrogation techniques used by the CIA, it has been proven to the world that corruption and evil exists at the very highest levels. The Senate’s report on CIA torture or rather the “executive summary” which has been declassified

Current Affairs Europe Middle East Palestine Politics UK 10 Min Read

A response to Katie Hopkins’ recent outburst

Yesterday Katie Hopkins let loose a barrage of Tweets which disseminated some of the most vulgar, ill-founded, openly abusive, and unprovoked commentary a public personality ever has. Though one may try to argue freedom of expression in her defence, it is important to remember that such a freedom is not

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The ‘Obama doctrine’: kill, don’t detain

In 2001, Charles Krauthammer first coined the phrase "Bush Doctrine", which would later become associated most significantly with the legal anomaly known as pre-emptive strike. Understanding the doctrine with hindsight could lead to a further understanding of the legacy that the former administration left – the choice to place concerns