The End Of The ‘Rules Based International Order’

By Moon of Alabama. -

The 'western' countries, i.e. the United States and its 'allies',  love to speak of a 'rules based international order' which they say everyone should follow. That 'rules based order' is a way [...]

US Sanctions Targeting International Criminal Court Are An Outrage

By the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. -

On 2 September 2020, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced the imposition of sanctions on Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and prosecution jurisdiction director for authorizing such an [...]

US Seizes Iranian Oil From Four Tankers En Route To Venezuela

By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press. -

The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, U.S. officials said Thursday, as it steps up its campaign of maximum [...]

There Is No Political Solution To The Syrian Conflict

By Steven Sahiounie, Mideast Discourse. -

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, of the Obama administration, created a mantra for the media: “There is no military solution to Syria.”  He said it so many times, he seemed to convince [...]

Atomic Bombings At 75: The Illegality Of Nuclear Weapons

By Francis Boyle, Consortium News. -

The mere possession of nuclear weapons violates the Nuremberg Principles (decreed a day before Nagasaki) and other international laws. The human race stands on the verge of nuclear [...]

Ignorant, Arrogant And All-Pretentious

By Habib Ahmadzadeh, CODEPINK. -

In Rumi’s Book Three of Masnavi, there is a story that goes as follows: Once, Jesus Christ was running away. His disciples, who had never seen Him like that, asked Him the reason, and He replied, [...]

The US And UK Are A Wrecking Ball Crew Against The Pillars Of Internationalism

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter. -

Over the past few decades, Western countries—such as the United Kingdom, but more so the United States of America—have flouted international laws and failed to even try to uphold the high-minded [...]

The International Criminal Court Responds To Recent Measures Announced By The US

By The International Criminal Court. -

The International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court") expresses profound regret at the announcement of further threats and coercive actions, including financial measures, against the Court and [...]

Over 600 Groups And Families Of People Killed By Police Call For UN Investigation

The undersigned family members of victims of police killings and civil society organizations from around the world, call on member states of the UN Human Rights Council to urgently convene a [...]

US Uses ‘Humanitarian Intervention’ To Advance Economic And Strategic Interests

By Roger D. Harris, Dissident Voice. -

No More War focuses on the one nation in recent times that has been continuously engaged in wars of aggression. In fact, that nation has been engaged in wars or military occupations in all but [...]

Rally: End Sanctions, Save Lives! No US Sponsored Attacks On Venezuela!

By Emily Greene and Yoav Elinevsky, Popular Resistance. -

Saturday, a group of activists from the Latin America Solidarity Coalition of WMASS, Green Rainbow Party Pioneer Valley Chapter, Western Massachusetts Codepink, and Massachusetts Peace Action [...]

Settler Governments Are Breaking International Law, Not Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, Say 200 Lawyers, Legal Scholars

By Beverly Jacobs, Sylvia McAdam, Alex Neve and Harsha Walia, -

As lawyers and legal academics living and working on this part of Turtle Island now called Canada, we write to demand an end to the ongoing violations of Indigenous nations’ internationally [...]

How The UK Is Violating International And Domestic Law

By Alan Macleod,   -

During a discussion at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies yesterday, United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper claimed that North Korea and Iran ­– two countries that [...]

The Decline Of International Law

By Richard Falk. -

There is widespread agreement that international law is experiencing a sharp decline in relevance when it comes to foreign policy, especially in the eye of the public. At first glance, this seems [...]

The World Must End The US’ Illegal Economic War

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States is relying more heavily on illegal unilateral coercive measures (also known as economic sanctions) in place of war or as part of its build-up to war. In fact, economic sanctions [...]

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