international law

Canadian Company Profits from Apartheid Israeli Railway

Canadian Company Profits from Apartheid Israeli Railway

February 28, 2019

Jonathan Kuttab discusses the lawsuit against the Canadian company Bombardier, which is building an illegal railway through occupied and confiscated Palestinian land in the West Bank, violating international law

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh: To Deepen the ‘Imperial Presidency’

September 4, 2018

US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Trump’s Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh began on Tuesday. We discuss his nomination and the hearings and how they will affect executive power, abortion, and international law with Marjorie Cohn

Israeli Shootings of Palestinians in Gaza “A Violation of International Law”

May 13, 2018

UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk outlined on Canadian television why Israel’s attacks against Gazans in the March of Return violate international law. We speak to Peter Larson of Canada Talks Israel Palestine, who recently returned from Gaza

US Military Presence in Syria and Support for Rebels Is Illegal

April 14, 2018

UN independent expert and law professor Alfred de Zayas says the American military presence and the United States’ support for rebels in Syria violate international law

Col. Wilkerson: Trump’s N. Korea Diplomacy ‘Absurd’

February 26, 2018

By refusing to engage in diplomacy with North Korea, the Trump administration could be leading South Korea to break away from its strategic alliance with the U.S., says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson


September 19, 2017
Donald Trump’s comments at the UN General Assembly violate international law, and the world should hold him to account, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies


July 12, 2017
International law practitioner and researcher Dr. Valentina Azarova discusses the politics involved in UNESCO’s decision to rule Hebron a Palestinian World Heritage Site in danger

Transnational Corporations vs. Human Rights

January 2, 2017
Under the UN system, a binding framework of legal rights for transnational corporations are enforced across national boundaries but not so TNC obligations, this series explores the urgent need recognized by the UN Human Rights Council to correct this imbalance between the legal rights and responsibilities of TNCs at the international level

British Inquiry Finds Iraq War Lacked Legal Justification

July 6, 2016

After the long awaited release of the Chilcot report, many say British and US leaders should be held accountable for violating international law

Professor Who Teaches Israel-Palestine Conflict Accuses College of Violating His Academic Freedom

March 20, 2014

Professor Iymen Chehade and attorney Rima Kapitan say Columbia College made a political decision to cancel Chehade’s class on the Israeli-Palestine Conflict after he screened Five Broken Cameras