Posts tagged with ‘Supreme Court’

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Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report

by FG

Bombshell for the settlement enterprise in Levy report David Kretzmer The far-reaching consequences of the Levy report mean Israeli must either recognize that the legal system in the West Bank resembles apartheid – or extend political rights for all. The Edmond Levy report was written by a Committee established to find a way, if possible, […]

The Mystery of Arafat’s Death

by FG

The Mystery of Arafat’s Death Ray McGovern Exclusive: In 2004, when Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat suddenly fell ill and died, suspicions swirled that he might have been poisoned, but no autopsy was performed. Now, nearly eight years later, his death is getting new scrutiny, though ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern doubts a complete answer will ever […]

Corporate Immunity Looks Likely: Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Shell In Human Rights Suit (Update)

by FG

Corporate Immunity Looks Likely: Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Shell In Human Rights Suit (Update) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning appeared divided along party lines, with a conservative majority ready to hold that corporations cannot be held accountable in federal courts for international human rights violations. The Court was hearing […]

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

by FG

The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now John Pilger WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange talks to demonstrators while leaving a court appearance for a verdict on an extradition request in London, February 24, 2011. This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of basic freedoms in […]

Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land

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Israeli Tree Campaign “Judaizes” Expropriated Land Jewish National Fund’s practice of selling and leasing land exclusively to Jewish owners is met with growing opposition Precis The Jewish National Fund (JNF), that ownes 13% of Israeli lands forbids the sale or lease of its lands to any but Jewish owners. Many are now joining a global […]

Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel

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Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel The Blockbusters Uri Avnery January 21, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —  “ISRAEL HAS no foreign policy, only a domestic policy,” Henry Kissinger once remarked. This has probably been more or less true of every country since the advent of democracy. Yet in Israel, this seems even truer. (Ironically, it could almost […]

Close the Guantánamo Gulag

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 Close the Guantánamo Gulag Marjorie Cohn Travelers to Cuba and music lovers are familiar with the song “Guantanamera” – literally, the girl from Guantánamo. With lyrics by José Martí, the father of Cuban independence, Guantanamera is probably the most widely known Cuban song. But Guantánamo is even more famous now for its US military prison. […]

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence

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IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence Jonathan Cook The Israeli Occupation Archive – 14 Jan 2012 Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  A member of the Balad party (the National Democratic Assembly), she has served as a Member of Knesset (MK) since 2009. Zoabi is […]

CCR Holds Press Briefing

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CCR Holds Press Briefing; Large Coalition Stages Rally in Front of White House Leading to Supreme Court; Men at Guantánamo Plan Peaceful Protests January 11, 2012, Washington, DC – Today, on the tenth anniversary of the arrival of the first detained men at the U.S. prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the Center for Constitutional Rights […]

A.I.P.A.C.

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A.I.P.A.C. Persuading Americans to break the law? Clive Hambidge Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the basis of the freshness of vision of the artist […]

O Captain My Captain

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America’s Aid for Israel’s Political ‘Continuum’ A military conquest Clive Hambidge “… We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours … When we have settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do will be to scurry round like drugged roaches in a bottle.” (Rafeal […]

The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context

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The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context Introduction Lilian Nyamwaro The concept of Sustainable Development has risen gradually over the last forty years. There has been a growing concern over the negative impact of human activity on the environment. The deteriorating condition of the environment has lead to a widespread […]