How famine makes unscrupulous businessmen fabulously wealthy
- Rasna Warah
In September 2008, a food aid convoy operated by a wealthy Somali businessman and his wife was allegedly looted by an armed group in northern Somalia.
The owner of the company operating the convoy blamed the Union of Islamic Courts for ...
US penalizes provision of humanitarian aid to groups it dubs terrorist
The U.S. Supreme Court was requested to review the constitutional validity of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.
Introduced by Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the bill was adopted by an overwhelming majority in response ...
The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and International Law
- Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR)
(1) Factual Outline
On 29 May 2010 the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, consisting of six civilian ships and 700 human rights activists and journalist from over 40 countries, set sail for the Gaza Strip carrying over 10,000 tonnes of aid and supplies1 for Gazan ...