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The International Criminal Court: More Than a Courtroom


Last year the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) declined to open a formal investigation in to the attack on the ‘Gaza Flotilla’. In her decision she made it clear that whilst Israel was almost certainly culpable of having committed war crimes, the allegations did not satisfy the gravity threshold for an international investigation. That decision has been heavily criticised by a number of commentators on both sides of the political divide.

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When is a Judge not a Judge?


by Muhammad Molla

There are often many questions to be asked during a criminal trial. However, invariably such questions concern the procedure, the evidence and perhaps a witness.

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A traffic jam in the middle of the desert


by Adam Keller

The rendezvous was scheduled for 11:30 am, outside the Arlozorov Street Railway Station in Tel Aviv. I arrived at 11:35. "Three buses have already been filled, but don’t worry – the fourth bus will soon arrive" said the organizers’ representative. "There will be a place for anyone who wants to go to the protest in Susiya."

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Sheldon's Stooges

Sheldon Adelson

In Japan in the good old days, Benjamin Netanyahu would by now have committed hara-kiri. In England at that time, the monarch would have appointed him governor of the most remote little island in the Pacific Ocean.

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Education: Time for a New Purpose


Given the catalogue of calamities raging round the world, one could be forgiven for concluding that we are a civilisation in terminal decline. The socio-economic system, which promotes negative divisive ideals, dominates all areas of life and is the cause of much of our difficulties.

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