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Do Animals Need a UN Ambassador?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.04.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

As a matter of animal welfare/rights, cruelty/abuse should have the same meaning for a dog in China as the U.S. Identifying animals by their nationality stretches sovereignty -- people can be rabidly nationalistic but dogs cannot.

Palestinian Leader Joins UN Treaties and Continues Talks

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

Palestinian negotiators are now facing the tough challenge of applying to join various UN agencies while, at the same time, agreeing, to continue peace talks until the end of April.

Which to Execute: A Prisoner or a Treaty?

Alex Glashausser | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Alex Glashausser

Several years ago, the International Court of Justice directed the United States to take another look at the convictions and death sentences of dozens of foreigners, including Edgar Tamayo, in light of American authorities' violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. The governor of Texas, however, was unimpressed.

Netherlands Sets Fresh Course vs. Moscow on Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise Seizure and Arrests

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The Netherlands is in a unique position to assert the rule of law in the case of the Arctic Sunrise, beyond the consideration of the ship's registration. The Netherlands is home to several major international tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

Group Files War-crimes Complaint Against Calderon

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican activists lodged a war-crimes complaint Friday against President Felipe Calderon at the International Criminal Court, claiming ...

Libya Condemns UK For Recognising Rebel Council

PA | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Muammar Gaddafi's regime has condemned the UK for recognising the rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as the "sole governme...

Armenian-Americans File Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against Turkey

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

After seeking genocide recognition for almost a century, Armenian-Americans will now devote their energy to pursue all legal avenues in order to recoup their massive losses and regain their historic rights.

Susan Sarandon's Double Standards

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

Whatever the reason is, Sarandon seems to have forgotten that beyond the names of countries and influential people there are some universal rules we all should respect, and those are international laws.