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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is an international court located outside The Hague. The Tribunal was established in 2009 to prosecute the perpetrators in the terror attack in Beirut on 14 February 2005. In the attack the former prime minister of Lebanon Rafiq Hariri and 21 other persons were killed. More than 220 people… » read more

  Posted by Mose Apelblat

There are serious reasons to believe that Euronews, perceived by millions in the world as “the television of the European Union”, is becoming the voice of Moscow. Or the next Sputnik, the latest multi-lingual news service operated by the Russian government. First, Naguib Sawiris, the Egyptian billionaire who has taken a 53% stake in Euronews, […]

“…So much the Spanish diaries as those of other countries of the European Union, they present the following characteristics: 1. The exchange of contents between European diaries is scanty. 2. The mobility between his drafts, void. 3. The integration of the journalistic companies to European, non-existent scale. 4. During these years of crisis, we see […]

Dans ses relations avec la Turquie comme avec la Russie, l’Union européenne n’a certes pas toujours fait preuve de lucidité et de perspicacité, mais ce constat n’exonère pas ces deux pays de leurs responsabilités. Les épisodes concernant Charlie Hebdo dans ces deux pays ne sont que de gros nuages noirs supplémentaires dans les relations avec […]

Le pouvoir discrétionnaire traditionnellement reconnu aux États en matière d’acquisition et de retrait de la nationalité n’est pas sans limite. Plusieurs principes développés par le droit international et la jurisprudence encadrent cette prérogative étatique : l’obligation d’éviter et de réduire les cas d’apatridie ; l’interdiction de la privation arbitraire de nationalité ; et l’obligation générale […]

No one wants a tragedy, but it’s happened. No matter how many times we write “Je suis Charlie” on Facebook, we cannot avoid what’s already passed. We need to survey the damage and look to the aftershock. My greatest fear that this action becomes fuel for France’s already potent far right. National tragedies have historically […]