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The outlaw state of Israel

Israel's latest offensive

by Richard Falk and Akbar Ganji

Israel has become an outlaw state. In his book, The Law of Peoples, John Rawls defines an outlaw state as one that systematically violates the universal principles of human rights, and commits aggression against other nations. Israel is guilty of repeated such violations as well as several massive acts of aggression, making it reasonable and responsible to identify it as an outlaw state.

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Post Revolution Justice in Egypt

Justice in Egypt

by Toby M. Cadman

The International Criminal Court in The Hague was established in order to provide a system of justice that represents universally accepted principles of due process. It was set up to deal with crises like Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and now Egypt - all of those that remain politically out of the reach of the court.

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Zionism- Project and Politics

zionism

by Nasir Khan

The latest Israeli war on Gaza and its incredible atrocities on a besieged people have deeply stirred many people around the world. While such barbarous destructions and massacres were taking place many powerful governments in the West have openly sided with the aggressor. One reason for their doing so is to follow the lead of the United States on Israel-Palestine issue.

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Hate Speech from a Christian (sic) Organization

Nineteen US newspapers carried the CUFI full page ad on July 31 and August 1 supporting Israel as it invaded Gaza resulting in more than 2000 killed and 8300 wounded. By August 1, when the ad reappeared, 1458 had been killed. The 2000 figure is not a final figure as the fighting continued for two more days before the ceasefire.

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The Emperor is naked

invasion

by Adam Keller

At 10.30 pm the website of the Palestinian news agency Ma’an bore an ominous headline: “Ceasefire falls apart in final hours, with no renewal in sight; Palestinian negotiators charge Israel has refused to accede to Palestinian requests”. So, the opposing negotiating teams – which had not met face to face, but sat in adjoining rooms with Egyptians passing messages to and fro - left Cairo. Even before the end of the of 72-hour ceasefire three rockets were shot from Gaza at the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon and intercepted in the air by Iron Dome. Israeli ground forces were moved closer to the Gaza border, and commanders made dire threats of “a new ground invasion of Gaza – far deeper than the previous one”.

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