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Paris, France rally in support of the victims of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting. Photo by Poulpy, Wikipedia Commons.
Paris, France rally in support of the victims of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting. Photo by Poulpy, Wikipedia Commons.


Manipulation In Paris: Racism, Islamophobia And Capitalist Crisis In Europe – OpEd

By Horace G. Campbell* ‘More than a million people joined over 40 presidents and prime ministers on the streets of Paris on Sunday in the most striking show of solidarity in the West against the threat of Islamic extremism since the Sept. 11 attacks. Responding to terrorist strikes that killed 17 people in France and […]

The main ICC building in The Hague
The main ICC building in The Hague


LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen: A Useful Asset To ICC Prosecutor – OpEd

By Odora-Obote Alex* Maj. Gen. Dominic Ongwen surrendered to the Seleke militia in the Central African Republic (CAR) on 6 January 2015. On the same day he was handed over to US military advisers working with the African Union (AU) Regional Task Force in CAR. Maj. Gen. Dominic Ongwen is currently in the custody of […]