For Israel, No Justice from International Court

(Minneapolis Star-Tribune) Mark B. Rotenberg - Last year the UN General Assembly passed 18 anti-Israel resolutions while ignoring egregious human rights violations in China, Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, and Sudan (where an estimated 1 million black Africans are being raped, murdered, and expelled from their lands by bands of Arab marauders with government assistance). Syria and China recently helped defeat a General Assembly resolution condemning Russian behavior in Chechnya on grounds that the resolution was improper "interference in the internal affairs of that country," while India objected that "every state has the right to protect its citizens from terrorism." The writer, general counsel for the University of Minnesota, was recently a visiting law professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

2004-07-16 00:00:00

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