In Our Age of State Crimes

There is a legal construct known as “state crime.” As the title implies, these are crimes that are committed in the name of, and/or by the forces of, the national state. Given that such crimes…

UN Votes to Send War Crimes Investigators to Gaza

UN Human Rights Council decides to urgently dispatch experts to probe Israel’s killing of Palestinians in Gaza.  The United Nations’ top human rights body has voted to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe…