violation

In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?

March 4, 2014

Investigative journalist Robert Parry talks about Russia’s move to invade Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and the role of the US and the west in fomenting crisis there

Public Broadcasters Relying More and More On Corporate Funding

February 26, 2014
Jeff Cohen: PBS show “Pension Peril”, funded by a billionaire with interest in shaping public pension policy, follows a trend of public broadcasters growing increasingly dependent on corporate funds

Tragic Slaying by Bay Area Police Remembered 5 Years Later

January 2, 2014

Quest for justice continues 5 years after slaying of Oscar Grant, unarmed 22 year old African American killed while detained in police custody

India

December 29, 2013
Legal experts say Indian top court’s decision is in violation of democratic norms

US Drone Wars

November 25, 2013
Pakistani government continues to privately back the US-led drone campaign in spite of growing public opposition to drone strikes

US Attack On Syria Violates International Law

September 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law

Peace Talks Resume Between Israel and the Palestinians, But Little Hope of Imminent Breakthrough

August 1, 2013

Phyllis Bennis and Shir Hever discuss the timing of the talks, U.S and European interests in resuming them, and the imbalanced power between the negotiating sides

Military Court Finds Manning Not Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”

July 30, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Military culture dissuades whistleblowing, verdict is a symptom of the disease of endless war