Law

Preetha Gopalan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Preetha Gopalan on Appealing the ICC’s Decision not to Prosecute War Crimes in Afghanistan

December 10, 2019 Preetha Gopalan is Reprieve’s Deputy Head of UK Litigation. She works on strategic litigation efforts in the UK which seek to hold the British Government to account for complicity in the death penalty, torture, secret detention and […]

Belmarsh Prison, where Julian Assange is currently imprisoned.

Julian Assange: An Appeal from International Lawyers

By Fredrik S. Heffermehl, December 2, 2019 From Transcend.org Assange: The law of power or the power of the law? To: The Government of the United Kingdom Cc: The Governments of Ecuador, Iceland, Sweden, United States 2 Dec 2019 – The […]

Letter to Julian Assange from NoWar2019

By World BEYOND War, October 8, 2019 The fourth annual conference of World BEYOND War, which was held on October 4th and 5th in Limerick, Ireland, produced this letter, which is being delivered to Julian Assange. We are grateful to […]

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10 Ways We Pretend War Is Not a Crime and How to Change Them

By David Swanson, August 27, 2019, Chicago An audio recording of this keynote speech can be heard here. Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, […]

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Environmental Damage Is A War Crime, Scientists Say

By Jordan Davidson, July 25, 2019 From EcoWatch Two dozen prominent scientists from around the world have asked the UN to make environmental damage in conflict zones a war crime. The scientists published their open letter in the journal Nature. The letter, titled […]

An Interview With Alice Slater

By Tony Robinson, July 28, 2019 From Pressenza On June 6th, we at Pressenza premiered our latest documentary film, “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”.  For this film, we interviewed 14 people, experts in their fields, who were able […]

Stephen Roblin on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Stephen Roblin on What Moves People Against War

Stephen Roblin is a scholar of U.S. public opinion towards U.S. war and conflict. He is committed to using his research to support activists, NGOs and policymakers working to mitigate and prevent the human costs of war. His research examines […]

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Victims Of Afghanistan War Crimes Appeal ICC Decision Not To Prosecute

From Reprieve.org.uk, June 10, 2019 A group of men who suffered torture and mistreatment at the hands of US forces in Afghanistan have appealed against the International Criminal Court’s decision not to launch an investigation into war crimes committed during […]

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US Executive Assault on Treaties Perils Peace and Constitution

By Paul W. Lovinger, May 6, 2019 US President Trump has taken aim at two arms treaties in the last three months. Executive exercise of traditional legislative power over treaty termination — begun under President Carter — now endangers many […]

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How U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer 20 Basic Questions

1. What would you like the U.S. discretionary budget to look like? With 60% now going to militarism, what percentage would you like that to be? Mike Gravel: Cut military spending by 50%. Howie Hawkins: Cut military spending by 50%. Bernie Sanders: […]