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A Symposium or a Political Statement?

BY JUSTIN HUNTER – From April 17 to April 19, the University of Southampton will hold a three-day symposium titled “International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism.”[1] The organizers stated that the conference would “explore the relatedness of the suffering and injustice in Palestine to the foundation and protection of a state […]

Burkina Faso: How Long Must This Go On?

BY JUSTIN HUNTER – On October 30, 2014, protestors in the small West African nation of Burkina Faso stormed and torched the parliament building.[1] The capital city of Ouagadougou had faced unrest in the past days because President Blaise Compaore’s attempt to extend his 27 years of rule through the legislature.[2] During the protests, the president […]