international law

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

Iran

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

Palestine

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
Ecuador’s Ambassador to the UN Geneva briefs TRNN on Resolution 26/9, the UN Human Rights Council mandate to elaborate an international legal framework to regulate activities of transnational corporations under binding international human rights law

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

Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)

March 16, 2014

Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

New Revelations in 30,000 Strong Pelican Bay Prisoner Hunger Strike

March 7, 2014

Former inmate Gregory Koger and Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Alexis Agathocleous discuss the progress since Pelican Bay hunger strike and the merits of solitary confinement as torture