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March of the Living

Reminder of ‘lives and futures lost, stolen and trampled, but not forgotten’     The year 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the deportation of the Hungarian Jewish community to the Nazi killing camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The gravity of this passage of time was clear-

Targeting Israel – Again

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) boasts a tawdry history of maintaining a morally perverse and inequitable focus on America’s most loyal ally, the State of Israel. The recently completed UNHRC March session in Geneva is another failure of this perverse United Nations system, which

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