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The weight of our crimes

Once you’ve attacked a hospital, you have to really try quite hard to disappoint. For the average Pakistani lawyer, it’s almost effortless. Windows were broken, bricks and pots set in…

The recklessness of war crimes

The recent news of the Australian troops perpetrating alleged war crimes on civilians and combatants within Afghanistan sparked major outrage and uproar all over the world. Australia has been part…

War crimes

The Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry was always going to make for a gruesome read – and that was only the redacted version. The findings of the…

Bipartisan crimes

Hundreds of people are unnecessarily dying every day with African Americans representing a disproportionate number of those deaths. Eighty million people are now without health coverage, millions are unemployed, over…

Crimes behind closed doors

IT happened one summer evening last year, in a small flat in northern Moscow. In this two-bedroom dwelling lived the Khachaturyan family; a father and his three teenage daughters, aged…

Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes against humanity

A 28-year-old man, driven by extreme hatred against Muslim immigrants in Christian societies, empties his guns on people offering Friday prayers, killing 50 of them and crippling or injuring several…

Covering Up Israel’s Crimes

Covering up Israel’s crimes

The term ‘media bias’ does not do justice to the western corporate media’s relationship with Israel and Palestine. The relationship is, indeed, far more profound than mere partiality. It is…

India’s unchecked human rights crimes

At his weekly media briefing, the Foreign Office spokesman drew attention to the worsening human rights situation in occupied Kashmir as well as in various parts of India. Giving some…

Protecing women from crimes of ‘honour’

The recent high-profile murder of Qandeel Baloch, allegedly killed by her brothers to vindicate their ‘ghairat’ or ‘honour’, has led to the approval of a government-sponsored bill. The proposed draft…

Draconian Cybercrimes Bill

Draconian Cybercrimes Bill

The Cybercrimes Bill 2016 has been unanimously passed by the Senate after incorporating about 55 amendments in the draft received from the National Assembly. It will now be sent back…