Human Rights

Geneva Conventions: How ‘Grave Breaches’ are Defined in the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols

The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are at the core of international humanitarian law, the body of international law that regulates the… more »

The US Record of Drone Bombings

According to Newsweek, Trump has killed more innocent civilians via drone bombings in seven months, than Obama did in eight years.

‘It Feels Like Being on Death Row!’

To be Black and male in white America, with its white state violence, and its history of white supremacy is like being on death row.

Civilians without Hope, a Leader without a Country: Call this a Victory?

Syrian strongman, Assad, claims he has restored sovereignty to Syria, but grievances remain deep for both vanquished and victors.

Benign State Violence vs. Barbaric Terrorism

It would by hypocritical to justify one form of extrajudicial killing while demonizing another. Yet that is exactly what happens.

There are No Longer Any Words to Describe Syria’s Horror

The war in Syria has exhausted all superlatives. Worst day, worst month, worst year, worst ever. Words fail to describe the destruction of this ancient, beautiful land.

Muslims in China: A Long History of Oppression

China, with its illegal occupation of the largely Muslim populated area of Xinjiang, has almost put an end to Muslim communal life there.

Unworthy Victims: Western Wars Have Killed Four Million Muslims Since 1990

The total number of deaths from Western interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan since the 1990s likely constitute around 4 million, and could be as high as 6-8 million.

Has the UN Failed Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims?

The UN leadership in Myanmar tried to stop the Rohingya rights issue being raised with the government, sources in the UN and aid community told the BBC.

A Shameful Silence: Where is the Outrage Over the Slaughter of Civilians in Mosul?

Why has there not been more outcry over the destruction of west Mosul?

‘Burmese Military Killed Seven of My Children,’ Says Rohingya Refugee

According to the UN, an estimated 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes in the Rakhine region of northwestern Myanmar in recent months.

The Genocide of a Land

The obstacle to peace is the US government, which has consistently opposed the entire world’s decades-long effort to stop the Zionist genocide of Palestine.

Palestinians inside Israel are under Attack

Slowly the ethos of the military government for Israel’s Palestinians is returning.

Nice Attacks: Destroying Evidence at Crime Scene

France’s anti-terrorist executive has ordered Nice’s urban surveillance authorities to destroy all CCTV footage of the Nice Attacks.

The Plight and Persecution of the Rohingyas in Myanmar

Muslims in the whole of Buddhist-governed Southeast Asian Myanmar face persecution, but the Rohingya minority community is suffering the most.