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Durban and the abuse of human rights

The UN has scheduled a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the racist Durban conference for September 2021. The author clarifies why “Durban” is nothing less than a manifestation of anti-Semitism and world leaders should follow the example of Australia, Canada and the US and boycot this event.

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Should Israel Cooperate with the ICC?

The March 3, 2021 decision of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to open a full investigation of the “Situation in Palestine” has prompted responses advising the Israeli government to take a more
cooperative approach toward the Court. Yet there are a number of
strategic, diplomatic, and legal arguments for not cooperating. This study analyzes the considerations to be made.

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