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Problem of Prisons and Penal Justice in Arab World – Violette Daguerre

Conditions of Arab prisons are still very bleak and gloomy when compared with conditions of prisons and penal systems in the world, including South countries and undemocratic regimes as justice in punishment is not restricted…

Goldstone Report is Not to Be Ignored – Jamil Dakwar

Last Tuesday, after months of exhaustive research, including conducting 188 interviews and reviewing 300 reports, 10,000 pages of documents, 30 videos, and 1,200 photographs, the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict released the…

Moshe Halbertal and the Goldstone Report: Part I & II – Jerome Slater, ZMag, Jan

By Jerome Slater, ZMag, Jan. 03-05, 2010 As an academic of nearly fifty years, I take seriously that the core principle and highest calling of our profession is to seek and tell the truth, as…

URGENT statement

The Commission expresses to its human rights organizations signed through this statement of protest against the arbitrary detention of the Secretary General of the Islamic National Accord, and secretary-general of the Council of Christian- Islamic…

Stifled Tunisia gets a UN reward

By Kamel Labidi. Commentary by Saturday, May 14, 2005 No Arab ruler pays more lip service to democracy and press freedom, while simultaneously silencing critics and independent journalists, than Tunisian President Zein al-Abedin ben Ali.…