The Situation in Iraq: Following years of silence by the international community, the world has suddenly rediverted its attention towards Iraq.

UN report calls for independent investigations of drone attacks

by Ewen MacAskill and Owen Bowcott on 19-03-2014

Special rapporteur on human rights says states have obligation to launch inquiries into attacks that kill civilians

A call to take action: Correctly acknowledge and address injustice is the only way to keep up the moral authority of the international community

The present report is the final report of the current Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard Falk. In the report, the Special Rapporteur addresses Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the wall in the context of the tenth anniversary of the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice, and considers the policies and practices of Israel in occupied Palestine in light of the prohibition on segregation and apartheid. He also addresses concerns in relation to the deterioration of the human rights situation of Palestinians living under the Israeli blockade in the Gaza Strip.

Israel’s Universal Periodic Review reveals controversial diplomatic divisions between UN member states

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The BRussells Tribunal is independent and wants to remain independent.

The BRussells Tribunal is an activist think tank and peace organisation with a special focus on Iraq. Read more...

Killed 28 civilians and seven others were injured as a result of government air raid targeted homes ...


AMSI condemned this action, and sees it as a step of incremental steps being taken to the ...


All this makes the current war a preventive one, which international law tends to consider ...