Category Archives: human rights

Libya: Views on Humanitarian Intervention (update)

Image: People wave Libyan flags from a car during celebrations for the one-year anniversary of the “February 17 Revolution” (source) The Guardian, One year on: chaotic Libya reveals the perils of humanitarian intervention. The mission to remove Gaddafi was a noble one. But … Continue reading

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Yvonne McCain

These American Lives profile, The Whole Truth The first night that my children and I were at the Martinique was one of the worst nights of my life. I can still remember how desperate and scared I felt. I spent hours sponging … Continue reading

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Labo(u)r links

11 ways to get fired from Starbucks University of Minnesota teaching and research assistants organize a union. A member of the European Parliament takes her baby to work

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ICC trials 2.0 – The Reckoning, Uganda, Men and more (updated)

I’m trying to keep track of interesting and easily accessible multimedia related to the International Criminal Court and international justice on this blog (see previous posts here and here).  A lot of people are interested in what is happening in international justice but arrests, … Continue reading

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ICC trials 2.0 – Gbagbo and Côte d’Ivoire

Former Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) President Laurent Gbagbo was arrested and handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) two week ago. He faces charges for crimes against humanity related to murder, sexual violence, persecution and other forms of violence.  He’s the first former head of … Continue reading

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OCCUPY Bobby’s House, Occupy Foreclosures

The people of OWS in Minnesota are defending homes, families and neighbourhoods. People are standing together against US Bank to save Bobby Hull’s home on Columbus Ave S in Minneapolis from foreclosure. Bobby is asking for a reasonable adjustment on … Continue reading

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Happy International Human Rights Day

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