International Law

Christian Father Imprisoned for Homeschooling: Cuba Went to War with Us

A Cuban Evangelical pastor sentenced to two years in prison for homeschooling his children says his family has endured “psychological pressure and a war on behalf of authorities” for refusing to allow the Castro regime to indoctrinate his children into communist ideology.

Cuban school children salute the national flag 03 September 2002 at the "Juramento de Baragua" elementary school in La Habana. This particular school was part of Fidel Castro's restoration project of 437 schools and construction of 344 schools to reach the standards of the National Education System. AFP PHOTO/Adalberto ROQUE …

Abbas: We Will Seek Full UN Membership

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Palestinians will seek full membership in the United Nations and join dozens of additional international organizations in response to the recent US policy changes on Jerusalem.

PALESTINIAN-POLITICS Palestinian Authority President and head of the Fatah movement, Mahmud Abbas attends a Fatah 'Revolutionary Council' meeting in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah on September 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

International Tribunal Decisively Rejects Beijing’s Claim to the South China Sea

In 2013, the Philippines took China to court over Beijing’s seizure of Scarborough Shoal, which lies within Manila’s 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone, or EEZ. The South China Sea and its resources do not belong solely to China, the Philippine government said, but to all of the nations– Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam—that surround it.

Chinese national Cheng-Bin Wang told AFP that he greatly admired President Xi's actions in China, and saw the newfound beetle as a symbol of the Communist chief's achievements

Experts: Russia Could Be Prosecuted for War Crimes for Aiding Bashar Assad

Now that Russia is engaged in a campaign to prop up Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, a man who has engaged in the mass-slaughter of his own citizens, international law experts have pointed out that Vladimir Putin’s Moscow could be brought before international courts on war crimes charges.

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Kerry Warns Of New Sanctions For ‘Provocative’ North Korea

Seoul (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry warned North Korea Monday of possible fresh sanctions as he slammed Kim Jong-Un’s “egregious” leadership with its reliance on reckless provocation and “grotesque” executions. Speaking in the South Korean capital Seoul,

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