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Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization
The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is an international governmental organization formed in 1956, initially to serve as an advisory board to member states on matters of international law. It was an ...
The Canadian Bar Association
Represents over 37,000 jurists across Canada. Offers national perspective on legal issues, federal legislation and trends in law. Provides explanations, analysis and commentary on all areas of law from practising lawyers...
Professor Randall Hansen
Professor Hansen, B.A. (Hons) (UBC), M.PHil./Ph.D. (Oxford) is the author of several books on citizenship and immigration, eugenics and forced sterilization, and the history of bombing. He is frequently quoted in the med...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946.
The seat of the Cou...
International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC), governed by the Rome Statute, is the first permanent, treaty-based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely.
The ownership and management ...
International Organization for Migration
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.
With 125 member states, a further 18...
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the Convention to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the Convention. The Tribunal is ...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and th...
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is a non-government organization (NGO) based in Gaza City. The Centre is a non-profit company, dedicated to protecting human rights, promoting the rule of law and upholding ...
Permanent Court of Arbitration
The PCA is an intergovernmental organization with over 100 Member States. Established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states, the PCA has developed into a modern, multi-fac...
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN...
Axworthy to Serve on International Advisory Board
University of Winnipeg
The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) has announced the establishment of a new Advisory Board which includes the appointment of Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor, T...
Bil'in: Palestinian Village Under Attack
Leaders of non-violent protests in Bil'in village against Israeli settlements and occupation arrested by Israeli occupation forces. International supporters are asked to support the non-violent resist...
Break the Silence Against the Siege of Gaza
Health Professionals Against the Siege of Gaza
Unstable medical supplies and lack of fuel have disrupted medical equipment such as incubators, dialysis equipment and heart monitors in Gaza. There is a shortage of many critical medications and esse...
Call from Gaza for Global Response to Killings on the Freedom Flotilla
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We Gaza based Palestinian Civil Society Organizations and International activists call on the international community and civil society to pressure their governments and Israel to cease the abductions...
Canadian Boat to Gaza announces the delegates who will be aboard the Tahrir
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2
Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a ran...
Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Non-Violent Resistance in Bil'in in the West Bank
Come to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the non-violent resistance in Bil'in in the occupied West Bank. February 5th from 5 until 6pm at the Iisraeli Consulate 180 Bloor St. W. Toronto.
Five years of illegality: Time to dismantle the Wall and respect the rights of Palestinians
In a report, Five years of illegality, Oxfam International presents testimonies of fifteen Palestinian men and women who recount their daily problems, arising from the construction of the Wall and its...
Israel: Misuse of Drones Killed Civilians in Gaza
Human Rights Watch
Israeli attacks with guided missiles fired from aerial drones killed civilians during the recent Gaza fighting in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch says.
Jewish group condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) has expressed shock and outrage in response to the deaths and injuries of participants in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla at the hands of the Israeli navy.
Letter regarding Israel's attack on Gaza and international law
Israel's attack on Gaza constitutes a war crime in that it is disproportionate to the threat posed and violates international humanitarian law on at least grounds: Collective punishment, Targeting Civ...
Occupation on Trial - Palestinian village sues Canadian corporations for building illegal Israeli settlements
Bil'in, a Palestinian village that has become an international symbol of Palestinian popular non-violent resistance to the ongoing construction of the Israeli separation wall, is suing Canadian corpor...
Ricardh J. Goldstone Appointed to Lead Human Rights Council Fact-Finding Mission on Gaza Conflict
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council today announced the appointment of Richard J. Goldstone to lead an independent fact-finding mission to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations r...
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
Sources welcomes Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices
Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitme...
The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive
Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel in a Report on Medical Ethics during the War on Gaza:"The Military has repeatedly violated Medical Ethic Codes during its Gaza Offensive"
Toronto Peace Activists March in Solidarity to End the Illegal Siege of Gaza
Gaza Freedom March committee
On December 31, 2009, more than 1,300 citizens from across the world (including more than 55 Canadians) will join with an estimated 50,000 Palestinians in a peaceful march to the Erez border crossing ...
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...
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Bilin's Mohammad Khatib arrested
One month after touring Canada key Palestinian activist kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in another in a series of raids that Israeli occupation forces have carried out in Bil#in since June 2009, raids t...
Crime of Apartheid
The Goldstone report and the battle for legitimacy
It may yet be the case that, as in the anti-apartheid struggle, the shift in the relation of forces in the Palestinians' favour will occur not through diplomacy or as a result of armed resistance, but...
Principles of Nuremberg
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U.N. International Law Commission
Propaganda, State Religion and the Attack on the Gaza Peace Flotilla - Part 1
We are trained to react to violent acts, not on the basis of their objective legality and human cost, but on the basis of the perceived legitimacy of the people committing the act. Violence committed ...
Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Foreign Affairs And International Trade Canada
Media Relations Office
The Media Relations Office maintains an ongoing working relationship with Ca...
Justice & Attorney General of Canada
The Department of Justice provides advice and services to federal departments and conducts, as the A...
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