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UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Harper Government

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by Edward C. Corrigan

On July 20, 2015 the United Nations Human Rights Committee in its 7 page Concluding Observations Report [i] adopted a number of critical observations of Canada’s human right practices, treatment of indigenous people and criticized Harper’s policies on Immigration and treatment of refugees. The Report was termed “A wake up call” on Canada’s human rights performance.

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In Search of a Hero

Zahava-Gal-On

Some 60 years ago the new Egyptian ruler, Gamal Abd-al-Nasser, wrote a book about the “Philosophy of the Revolution”. Imitating the playwright Luigi Pirandello (“Six Characters in Search of an Author”) he claimed that the task of unifying the Arab world was “in search of a hero”.

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Eco-Insurgency, Tribal Vision, and Ultra-Nationalist Geopolitics

Michael Oren

In further critique of Michael Oren

I devoted my last article to an expression of support for the July 14th P5 + 1 agreement reached with Iran on its Nuclear Program, and coupled this with criticism of what the former Israel ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, sets forth in his memoir, Ally, as the ideal form of special alliance relationship that exists and should exist between Israel and the U.S...

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Playing with Fire on Iran Agreement

John Kerry

Barack Obama and John Kerry are playing with fire. They presumably want Congress and the American public to accept the nuclear agreement they and four other governments struck with Iran, but they work against their own objective by accepting the false premise of their opponents: namely, that Iran's regime is untrustworthy, dangerous, bent on becoming a nuclear power -- and containable only by a U.S. readiness to wage war.

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The International Criminal Court is unfit for purpose

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by Dr. David Hoile

The debate that has opened up regarding the International Criminal Court as a consequence of South Africa's decision not to arrest Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir while he was attending the recent African Union summit in Johannesburg and Palestine's successful application to join the court is long overdue.

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