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
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
WUSA 9NewsNow with Derek McGinty on September 10, 2013 Attorney and international law expert, Richard Heideman, talks about calls to hold Syrian president accountable for crimes.
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
Israel Lives in a Dangerous Neighborhood, Struggles Against Terrorism and is Engaged in a Battle for Justice at the United Nations
Over the past sixty five years, Israel has faced and continues to face momentous challenges including wars, skirmishes, rocket attacks, terrorist murderous suicide bombings and assaults on her citizens, challenges to her legal status, boycotts, threats, accusations and demonization. In the summer of 2000, Chairman
The Syrian Arab Republic has been listed on the US Department of State List of State Sponsors of Terror since 1979 and continues today as one of the world’s worst sponsors of terror, funding and providing safe haven for Hezbollah, HAMAS and other terrorist organizations.
The Islamic Republic of Iran, a designated State Sponsor of Terrorism since 1984, remains the world’s “most active state sponsor of terrorism” according to the U.S. Department of State’s most recent Country Reports on Terrorism. Yet the world continues to turn a blind eye to
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
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