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'What Have We Done to Deserve This?' - Victims of Police Custody Deaths Long for Recognition

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 7:15 AM

The Victims' Commissioner's report last week and her remarks about how victims of crime should not feel ignored and confused are welcome. But I was disappointed (if not surprised) that bereaved families of deaths in custody were wholly omitted from the report.

Our criminal justice system has...

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Fear of Fair Trials Fuels the Israeli Offensive Against 'Lawfare'

(223) Comments | Posted January 4, 2010 | 5:36 PM

The first anniversary of Israel's large scale military operation in Gaza came two weeks after a judicial arrest warrant was issued in London against former Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni. Instead of provoking a timely debate on the serious allegations faced by Tzipi Livni, the embarrassed...

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No Thank You, Mr. Straw

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2009 | 2:30 PM

Judging by his recent statements, the Justice Secretary in the UK, Jack Straw, seems to expect a "thank you" note from Susan Alexander in the next few days. Thanks to him, a senior judge will soon be able to look at secret evidence and hold an inquiry into the...

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No Safe Haven for Suspected War Criminals

(2) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 8:10 AM

London - The Jerusalem Post recently quoted Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the US, as lamenting the "tactical" problem of Israel being unable to defend itself without facing prosecution. He added that "no one in Israel buys" that the Israeli military targeted civilians during Operation Cast Lead last winter.


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