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International Law

US: a terrorist state

The Baghdad airport massacre is part of a pattern of US assassinations


Pouring more fuel on the fire

The case against airstrikes on Syria


'Unacknowledged Deaths': Libyan Civilian Casualties in NATO’s Air Campaign

Review of Human Rights Watch's report 'Unacknowledged Deaths: Civilian Casualties in NATO’s Air Campaign in Libya', published May 14, 2012.


Ban bomb book

A new book, Trident and International Law: Scotland’s Obligations was launched on 1 February. The launch took place at the Scottish parliament and was hosted by Bill Kidd MSP.

ICAN disarm

At CND’s International Conference on 10 October, the UK branch of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN-UK) launched its new website (see end of article).

The struggle to subject war to law

The two-day (1-2 September) “Citizen and the Law of Armed Conflict” conference at Friends House, London, was organised by a coalition of organisations concerned with the need to develop better dial

Justice for Iraq, put Blair and Brown on trial

The declaration of a semi-closed, semi-open, no-blame inquiry into the Iraq war is said to be part of British prime minister Gordon Brown’s strategy to secure his position as leader of the

Mark Evans (ed), 'Providing a framework?'

Edinburgh University Press, 2005; ISBN 0 7486 2075 3; 250 pp; £16.99


Campaign Profile: No Sweat

No Sweat is an activist,campaigning organisation, fighting sweatshop bosses, in solidarity with workers, worldwide. Sweatshop labour is modern global capitalism stripped bare.

Fabrice Weissman (ed), 'In the Shadow of Just Wars: Violence, Politics and Humanitarian Action'

Hurst, 2004; ISBN 1 8506 5737 8; Pb 288pp; £16.50