When Madeleine Albright asked in May 1996 about the death of half a million Iraqi children as a result of UN sanctions, she said: "we think the price is worth it." By "it" she meant US interests, propping US hegemony, and preparing for regional military action.
In direct reaction to Israel provoking the Al Aqsa Intifada, on October 19, 2000, the then United Nations Human Rights Commission (now Council) condemned Israel for inflicting â€śwar crimesâ€ť and â€ścrimes against humanityâ€ť upon the Palestinian people, some of whom are Christians, but most of whom are Muslims.[i]
Naar aanleiding van de 10 de verjaardag van de invasie van Irak heeft het BRussells Tribunal besloten om prijzen uit te reiken: The BRussells Awards for Resistance and Solidarity, de Brusselse Russell prijzen voor verzet en solidariteit.
What we are witnessing is nothing less than re-colonization and occupation by NATO for seizure of resources and strategic regions, in collusion with collaborator governments in the Arab World, in Asia and in Africa.