So far, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has avoided arrest for alleged international crimes – including genocide – committed in Darfur. But his world has certainly gotten smaller.
Anyone lucky enough, as I have been many times, to spend an hour with Svetlana Gannushkina, one of Russia’s top advocates for the rights of refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers, gets used to the conversation being interrupted at least a dozen times by phone calls.
قامت المحكمة الإسرائيلية العليا يوم الأربعاء بإقرار البنود الأساسية لقانون "مناهضة المقاطعة"، التي تجرم مناصرة الأشخاص أو المجموعات لمقاطعة منتجات أو مؤسسات أو أفراد من إسرائيل أو المستوطنات، إذا ما امتلكت المناصرة فرصة معقولة في النجاح.
On Wednesday, Israel’s Supreme Court upheld key provisions of the country’s “anti-boycott law,” which makes it a civil offense for people or groups to advocate boycotting Israeli or settlement products, institutions, or individuals, and the advocacy has a reasonable chance of succeeding.
Here’s a snapshot of the plight of tens of thousands of internally displaced people in the Philippine province of Maguindanao after an anti-insurgent military operation: women, children, and the elderly endure the heat in makeshift evacuation camps with inadequate food, medical care, and spor