The War Criminals’ Roundup: Serbia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Israel

Following up on some of the links to stories I posted on twitter, this is a selection of notes and extracts from articles that each deal in some way with the issue of war crimes. ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• “Round Up the Usual War Criminals!” — Alexander Cockburn, CounterPunch, (May 8-10, 2009, pertaining to […]

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When it comes to Israel, there can be no academic freedom or dissent? The case of William I. Robinson and UC-Santa Barbara

Another allegation of “anti-Semitism”? Another tale of a “racist” professor? Another professor who “violates students’ rights”? Another university administration “investigates” a professor? One would have thought that, in a post-Churchill context, university administrations would have been more circumspect, less willing to rush in and stifle free speech, as if only certain opinions were authorized and […]

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