How many Yemenis is a DC pundit worth?
Saudi Arabia has dominated the news cycle after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and, according to Turkish sources, murdered by a 15-strong team […]
Israeli “self-defense” against Palestinians is logically impossible
News media outlets frequently present outbreaks of large-scale violence in Palestine-Israel in terms of “Israel’s right to defend itself.” This narrative says that whatever Israel may be guilty of, the […]
Israel’s New-Old Discrimination
The message of Israel’s new “nation state” law is as simple as it as repugnant: Palestinians need not exist. On Thursday, the Israeli parliament passed a new law establishing […]
In Nicaragua, is Operation “Contra bis” failing?
Thrown under the spotlight since mid-April, the homeland of Sandino is still facing an intense political crisis. From now on, the crisis seems to be approaching its final resolution. On […]
Israel wants to break Gaza once and for all
A nation ranked the eighth most powerful in the world has tightened the medieval siege it has imposed on a population of mainly refugees, half of them children, for more than a decade. […]
Nicaragua: Legitimacy And Human Rights
Defeated opposition leaders hoped to impose their coup, failed because they lacked popular support and now have to accept what the Sandinista government is prepared to agree. The murder […]
A Secret Political Genocide in Colombia
“One does not know if the paramilitaries are going to kill you first or if one will be killed by the avalanche of Hidroituango.” – Ana María Cortés, campaign organizer. […]
America Has Quit the Human Rights Business
The United States has decided to formally depart from the United Nations Human Rights Council. This action by the Trump administration has been met, in liberal American and European circles, […]