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Crime Against Humanity

Paris Massacres: Terror, Grief and Political Analysis

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Pierre Guerlain

Political analysis must tackle these issues yet space for grieving and processing the horror of a specific act of terror must be granted. Otherwise the horror and the responsibilities are just diluted in comparisons and reminders of historical similarities.

Rape in Conflict Is a War Crime, No Matter How You Spin It

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 08.25.2016 | World
Yasmina Blackburn

Where is the buzz about the fact that sexual violence in conflict continues to be accepted as "collateral damage" in all forms of conflict all over the world? When will the stigma be removed from victims and placed onto their perpetrators?

Step Into the Light: Eight Years of Authenticity

Stephanie Mott | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Yesterday was the 8th anniversary of the last time I took off my "Steven Suit". I came home from a meeting where I presented my male persona, never again to cover up the woman who had been hiding beneath. And in so doing, I stepped into the light.

Iran's Unusual Attacks Against a United Nations Special Rapporteur

Roya Boroumand | Posted 05.17.2014 | World
Roya Boroumand

Leaving human rights off the agenda, at a time of intense negotiations and general optimism, may be convenient, but it is not wise as it emboldens rights abusers.

Nyiramasuhuko: The Mother Who Awarded Rape For Murder

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 06.12.2015 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

The wheels of international criminal justice may be slow, but turn they will, and as Pauline Nyiramasuhuko's case would come to illustrate, they can generate important judicial outcomes.

China's Free Rider Syndrome

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Will Marshall

There is no method to North Korea's madness. And as long as China keeps enabling Pyongyang's belligerent behavior, the world's response will remain dangerous.

Biased Journalism in The Guardian

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ali Safavi

The Guardian recently took out the red pen and brazenly changed the wording in a piece regarding the MEK to say: "a guerrilla Sunni-Marxist movement" -- a label used by the regime to disparage the organization in the public eye.