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  • U.N. Human Rights Council: Goldstone Report stands

    April 5, 2011 | 10:10 am

    The United Nations Human Rights Council said it will continue to use the Goldstone Report as written, despite its author’s retraction of a key finding.

    Council spokesman Cedric Sapey told the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot on Monday that the Op-Ed written by Richard Goldstone...

  • After bombshell Op-Ed, questions for Richard Goldstone and Israel

    April 5, 2011 | 8:33 am

    Richard Goldstone’s original U.N. report on the Gaza war of 2008-09 landed like a bombshell in the PR war over Israel, damaging Israel’s reputation around the world with its finding that Israel potentially committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during its three-week war...

  • Spain Indicts Demjanjuk for Crimes Against Humanity

    January 19, 2011 | 3:07 pm

    The Supreme Court of Spain has indicted accused Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk on charges of being an accessory to genocide and crimes against humanity.

    The court on Jan. 14 requested an international arrest warrant for Demjanjuk, who is accused of being a Nazi concentration camp...

  • We must not ignore Nuremberg’s lessons for today

    By Sen. Christopher Dodd

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Elie Wiesel once wrote: "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest." Let history show that at this moment, we are failing that test.

    Half a century before the most terrible attacks our homeland has ever...

  • Saddam Should Face Iraq ‘Nuremberg’ Trial

    By Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Smoked out of his rat hole by the U.S. Army, there was the Iraqi dictator, not spewing propaganda but having his heavily bearded mouth probed by a latex-gloved medic. The doctor may not only have been extracting a DNA sample but searching for a cyanide capsule -- the type used by...

  • World Court Poses U.S., Israel Threat

    By Joseph M. Lipner

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The new International Criminal Court sounds like such a good idea, why would either the United States or Israel oppose it?

    The court came into existence on July 1, when 60 countries ratified the treaty establishing it. The court's mission is to punish genocide, crimes against...