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Australia, Complicit in Israel’s Horror, Has No Option But To Respect ICJ Ruling

Children watch an Israeli army bulldozer preparing the ground for the demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Amar, in the occupied West Bank on July 4, 2018. (Activestills/Oren Ziv) By Alison Broinowski, Pearls and Irritations, July 22, 2024 Unlike the U.S. and Israel, Australia is a signatory of the Rome Statute. It has […]

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Genocide Complicity Claim Against Australian PM Added to the ICC’s Palestine Investigation

By Paul Gregoire, Sydney Criminal Lawyers, July 18, 2024 In early March, Sydney law firm Birchgrove Legal presented a communiqué to International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan consisting of 92 pages of documented evidence, claiming that the Australian PM and a number of other high level local politicians are complicit in the Gaza genocide. On […]

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The Supreme Court Criminalizes Being Homeless

Clare Pastore and homeless tents at Triangle Park along 2nd Street between Massachusetts Avenue and D Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday afternoon, 12 January 2021. The Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow cities to ban people from sleeping outdoors presents a major shift in the perception of poverty and homelessness in the U.S. and […]

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What the Hell Should We Be Doing About Rising Fascism?

Amid the current rise of fascist leaders, rhetoric, and movements in the U.S., we need to examine contemporary expressions of fascism and how individuals, communities, organizations, and networks can respond and resist. Especially in the context of the 2024 elections, the anti-fascist actions of millions of ordinary people will determine whether our baseline democratic norms […]

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The Law is Not for Us, It’s Against Us

A VCU Police officer shoots pepper spray at student and protest organizer Sereen Haddad outside Cabell Library on Monday, April 29. Riot police clashed with students holding a pro-Palestine encampment. Photo by Andrew Kerley (Flickr) By William C. Anderson / Prism “I had now seen at close quarters the haughty white men who made the […]

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Surveillance and Interference: Israel’s Covert War on the ICC Exposed

By Yuval Abraham and Meron Rapoport, +972 Magazine, May 31, 2024 Top Israeli government and security officials have overseen a nine-year surveillance operation targeting the ICC and Palestinian rights groups to try to thwart a war crimes probe, a joint investigation reveals. Our investigation draws on interviews with more than two dozen current and former […]