Resolutions, Prophecies, and Videotape

The comedy that is the Alexandr Litvinenko murder case took yet another turn to the absurd yesterday when the US House of Representatives began looking a resolution that calls on Russia to fully cooperate with Britain. Apparently, the mighty Empire feels that Russia should extradite Andrei Lugovoi even though the Russian Constitution forbids extradition. I […]

State of the “State of the World’s Human Rights”

Amnesty International has released its annual “State of the World’s Human Rights.” The report documents and evaluates the status of human rights around the world, providing regional and individual country reports. The report is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic. In the report’s forward, Irene Khan, Amnesty’s Secretary General, describes the growing climate […]