Security

Los crímenes de guerra de Israel, a juicio del relator especial de la ONU para territorios ocupados

Spanish
Suites: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Article type: 
Article
Body: 

Le declaración que sigue fue redactada el pasado 27 de diciembre como respuesta de urgencia al ataque israelí sobre Gaza por el profesor Richard Falk, Relator especial de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos en Territorios Ocupados. Los ataques aéreos de Israel sobre la Franja de Gaza representan graves y masivas violaciones de leyes internacionales humanitarias definidas en las Convenciones d... Read more

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

Israel and international law (Video)

English
Suites: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Multi-media
Body: 

While certain key members of the UN apparatus have spoken out against the Israeli violations of international law, the power structure of the Security Council continues to make definitive action impossible, says Phyllis Bennis. If you can not see the embedded video go to The Real News Network

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

U.S. Blocks UN Security Council vote calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

English
Suites: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Article
In collaboration with: 
Amy Goodman
Body: 

>Listen to the interview (mp3) AMY GOODMAN: We stay in Washington now with Phyllis Bennis. Phyllis Bennis is with the Institute for Policy Studies, a fellow there, specializing in Middle East and United Nations issues. Her books include Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy U.S. Power and also Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer. Phyllis, can you... Read more

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

Understanding the the Gaza catastrophe

English
Suites: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Article
Body: 

For eighteen months the entire 1.5 million people of Gaza experienced a punishing blockade imposed by Israel, and a variety of traumatizing challenges to the normalcy of daily life. A flicker of hope emerged some six months ago when an Egyptian arranged truce produced an effective ceasefire that cut Israeli casualties to zero despite the cross-border periodic firing of homemade rockets that... Read more

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

Bring light — and censure — to brutal Israeli attacks

English
Suites: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Article
Body: 

We are witnessing one of Israel's most brutal attacks on Gaza in memory. On Saturday, Israeli warplanes screamed across the sea in seemingly endless waves, setting fire to buildings and wreaking devastation in one of the most densely populated areas in the world. By the end of the first day, more than 200 people had been killed and 700 wounded, many of them civilians. Hospitals were overwhelmed... Read more

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

Ante la matanza en curso en Gaza

Spanish
Suites: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Article type: 
Article
Body: 

No somos sino espectadores del más reciente -quizás penúltimo- capítulo del viejo conflicto de 60 años que enfrenta a Israel y al pueblo palestino. Sobre las complejidades de este trágico conflicto se han vertido incontables opiniones, defendiendo una u otra de las partes enfrentadas. Hoy, con los ataques israelíes desarrollándose ininterrumpidamente sobre Gaza, el cálculo esencial -que siempr... Read more

Thumbnail image: 
Slider image: 

Pages