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.
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 against Hamas.
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 guard. The court issued the ruling a week earlier but did not make it public until Jan. 14.
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.
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 Nazi henchmen Heinrich Himmler and Herman Goering to escape final justice.
The new International Criminal Court sounds like such a good idea, why would either the United States or Israel oppose it?