Publications

Searching for the Garden of Eden

 

PDF downlaodPınar Akpınar*
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OMEAS OP-ED 15 July 2014

Zahra and Salma were 16 the night they sneaked out of their warm beds in their family home and departed for a hazy future. They had been top-ranking students, scoring among the ten per cent across the UK in their GCSE exams.

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Palestine’s dilemma: to go or not to go to the ICC

PDF downlaodRichard Falk*

POMEAS OP-ED, 13 July 2014

Ever since this latest Israeli major military operation against Gaza started on 8 July, there have been frequent suggestions that Israel is guilty of war crimes, and that Palestine should do its best to activate the International Criminal Court (ICC) on its behalf.

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On Prosecuting Syrians for War Crimes

 

PDF downlaodRichard Falk*
POMEAS OP-ED, 3 June 2014

A major undertaking of the victorious powers in World War II was to impose individual criminal accountability upon political and military leaders for alleged crimes committed during wartime before a tribunal that gave those accused a fair opportunity to present a defense. This application of this idea of accountability to surviving German and Japanese leaders at trials held in Nuremberg and Tokyo was hailed at the time as a major step in the direction of a "just peace".

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Tormenting Gaza

 

PDF downlaodRichard Falk*
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OMEAS OP-ED 13 July 2014


For the third time in the last six years, Israel has cruelly unleashed the full fury of its military machine against the defenceless 1.7 million people of Gaza, inflicting heavy civilian casualties and further devastation on the long besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip.

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Erdoğan’s Syria Problem

 

PDF downlaodBülent Aras*
POMEAS OP-ED, 22 April 2014

In his victory speech following the March 30th municipal elections, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan mentioned a de facto war with Syria. This speech was after an intense political struggle by unusual means, including corruption allegations, leaked voice recordings, court files and remarkable media campaigns.

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