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Tag Archives: INTERNATIONAL LAW
UN’s caste declaration riles India
By Neeta Lal
DELHI – The United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHCR) recent decision to declare discrimination based on the caste system a “human-rights abuse” – thereby acknowledging centuries of bias against the world’s estimated 200 million Dalits (untouchables) – has evoked a sharp reaction from India.
The UN decision came about despite robust opposition from the Indian government and its aggressive lobbying to get the council to delete the word “caste” from its draft. Instead, the UNHCR is now set to ratify draft principles that recognize persecution of Dalits worldwide. Continue reading
THIS IS THE HEIGHT OF HYPOCRISY.THIS IS ALSO WHY THE NATIONS OF THE EARTH NO LONGER FEAR RESPECT OR LOOK TO THEM….”Israel, U.S. working to limit damage of Goldstone report
By Nathan Guttman
Tags: Gaza, Israel News, Cast Lead
WASHINGTON – Israeli and American diplomats came to the United Nations not to praise the Goldstone Report, but to bury it. And unlike Marc Antony in his eulogy for Julius Caesar, they meant it.
As a result of their efforts, it appears all but certain that the report accusing Israel and the Palestinian faction Hamas of war crimes and possible crimes against humanity will not reach any binding international forums. Continue reading
NOW ACCORDING TO REPORTS FROM THE MIAMI HERALD,ILLEGALLY DEPOSED DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED PRESIDENT ZALMIYA OF HONDURAS IS HELD UP IN THE BRAZILLIAN EMBASSY .HE VHAS STATED THAT HE IS BEING SUBJECTED TO POISON GAS AND THAT ISRAELI ASSASSINS ARE THREATENING HIM WITH STORMING THE EMBASSY AND KILLING HIM WHILE THEY ARE USING SOME KIND OF CROWD CONTROL DEVICE THAT TORTURES AND DISORIENT ITS VICTIM.
NOW WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IS,WHAT ARE ISRAELI COMMANDOS/ASSASSINS DOING OPERATING IN HONDURAS AND WHAT ARE THEY DOING OPERATING ALONG SIDE THE HONDURAS MILITARY..YOU KNOW THE MILITARY THAT IS SUPPOSED TO INFORM AND ASK THE PERMISSION OF ITS ELECTED OFFICIALS FOR FOREIGN TROOPS TO BE BASED OR OPERATE ON ITS SOIL?
CORRECT ME IF I’M WRONG BUT,ISN’T YOUR EMBASSY CONSIDERED AN EXTENSION OF THE COUNTRY WHO OCCUPIES THE EMBASSY?SO IN REALITY ISN’T ISRAEL AND THE HONDURAN MILITARY ACTUALLY ATTACKING BRASIL?I DON’T KNOW.MAYBE I’M WRONG HUH? Continue reading