December 10, 2006 marks International Human Rights Day. The UN-sponsored day commemorates the 1948 General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a Magna Carta for all humanity and one of the first major achievements of the United Nations
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"Uncorroborated, Contradictory Information at Core of Amnesty International Report on Lebanon War: Report Fails to Name Israeli Civilian Casualties"
Vague, narrow interpretations of international law and unverifiable accounts contradicted by wartime media and UN reports form the foundation of Amnesty Internationals concluding report on this summers Lebanon War released Tuesday. In the report, Amnesty accuses Israel of indiscriminate attacks, deliberately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure and war crimes...