Because freedom can't protect itself
This is good news - a positive step in the right direction. Hopefully, many of the abuses of the past (and present) will come to light and be stopped.
It is about time humans were treated as humans, by humans.
Each individual life has it's unique identity and should not be dismissed in any manner.
Critical thinking 101. Each subjective opinion is correct to the subject.
Human rights according to humans is still scary.
One of the most important things the Obama administratiion needs to do is to join and strengthen this and other international regulating groups. Economic globalization without the support of regulating entities is a recipe for disaster. Sovereignty was always going to be weakened by economic globalization anyway.
I recently viewed a film where Madeline Albright acknowledges that 500,000 Iraqi children had died as a direct result of our sanctions to force Saddam Hussein to comply with our weapon inspections.This is an old film.Regardless,this is also an admiision to mass murder in every sense of the word.Not only did she acknowledge this,she further stated that even in lieu of it,the sanctions are still worth it.This is an admiited crime against humanity from someone in the Clinton administration.If the Amepeople do not stop their Gov't from these crimes they are guilty also.From atrue american who wants to be proud but cannot
LONG LIVE BUSH
how soon we forget sept11 and images of heads cut off wake up
Will this bring International Law into the United States? Isn't there something in the Constitution about not doing this. I certainly hope that International law will not replace American Law (even with all it flaws). If it does we are doomed and there will be no more ACLU we will lose all our rights. We are not the fix all to the world.
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