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Anti-Israel Bias Impedes Mideast Peace

Nov. 19, 2003, marked the 10-year anniversary of the unanimous adoption by the U.N. Security Council of the “Roadmap” for Mideast peace. A decade later, lasting peace remains elusive as world leaders continue to misassign blame on Israel. The Roadmap was adopted in the midst

ICJ treatment of Israel biased, as seen in Syria

American attorney Richard Heideman says international law abused to harm Jewish state; slams world for not prosecuting Assad In 2003, the UN General Assembly asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for its opinion regarding Israel’s recently constructed security barrier. That request was, according to

American Attorney Calls for Assad’s Prosecution

Richard Heideman says Syrian regime must be held accountable for ‘war crimes and crimes against humanity’ A prominent American attorney and legal expert has called for the international community to prosecute Syrian President Bashar Assad and his regime for atrocities committed against the Syrian people. The

Standing up for Victims of Terror

The use of litigation in the United States Federal Court system is an essential tool in standing up for victims of terror.  While governments negotiate, victims can use the federal court system to not only seek monetary damages but also to give victims and their families voice

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Op-Ed: At Durban II, little has changed

GENEVA (JTA) — At the risk of a making a premature pronouncement, the more things change, the more they stay the same, at least regarding the United Nations and Israel.This week’s United Nations Durban Review Conference on racism is an event meant to tackle a