UN Working Group on Mercenaries: are you ever going to investigate the influx of paid fighters into Syria?

In its report on 1 July 2013, the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination published the findings from its visits to Botswana, Ghana, the Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The Working … Continue reading

My reply to the professional detractors of Richard Falk

The video above shows the statement I delivered at the Human Rights Council in Geneva on 10 June 2013, in response to the group of mudslingers unleashed against Special Rapporteur Richard Falk, who had just presented his report on the Human Rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. I say group because, while there has been much talk about the … Continue reading