Justice This Time Around: Will Goldstone's Report Deliver?

'We may be witnessing the beginning of the end of the era of impunity,' Nadia Hijab, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Institute for Palestine Studies, was quoted by IPS in response to the findings of a 574-page report by a four-member United Nations Fact finding mission.

A Fresh Approach in Afghanistan: An End to War?

Left out of the options under consideration in 'Obama's war' is the only one with any chance of success. Despite assurances to the contrary in Washington and a major policy speech in London, one need not quibble with the obvious fact that the situation is deteriorating beyond repair in Afghanistan.

Israeli Rights Group Challenges Report of Gaza War Casualties

Nearly 1,400 Palestinians were killed during Israel's massive operation in the Gaza Strip eight months ago and over half of them were civilians, an Israeli human rights group revealed on Wednesday.


Struggle for Change in Iran, an Interview

The goal of every activity in the struggle of our party outside the country is to have a bearing on the events inside Iran, and to secure more active participation in the process of political struggles of masses and labor movement in the country. Therefore, drawing up the movement (action) of the party simply reflects the content and intent of a party with close to 70 years history of very effective struggle in the destiny of our country.

Flying Home, Created by the Children of Lajee Center

Kite flying activities go well beyond the physical phenomenon of wind blown materials flying tethered to their earth bound launchers. It is an activity including local knowledge of winds and landscapes, knowledge of how to physically shape the kite in order to have it fly.

Tutu’s Prayer

How much did the boycott of South Africa actually contribute to the fall of the racist regime? This week I talked with Desmond Tutu about this question, which has been on my mind for a long time.