International Court of Justice The Hague

International Court of Justice: A Bureaucratic Hoax?

In a century in which human rights have passed from being somehow of a proselytist fallacy to being the core of the global political debate, international tribunals couldn’t be out of the discussion. This begs the question: Is the International Court of Justice a productive institution or a bureaucratic hoax?
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Indigenous People Canada

Indigenous People in Canada: We Need to do Better

Earlier this month, the Canadian Justice System failed not only the late Colten Boushie and his loved ones by allowing his killer to walk free; they also failed the indigenous population. Gerald Stanley, a 56-year-old farmer in Saskatchewan, was acquitted by the jury of the charge of second-degree murder of 22-year-old Boushie, a young Cree man from the Red Pheasant First Nation reserve. Indigenous people nationwide and their supporters are left to mourn the loss of not only Boushie but the loss of justice for Boushie. Sadly, the Boushie family’s disappointment in the Canadian Justice system is not a new one for Canada’s indigenous people – and that is not okay.
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Clinton Foundation FBI Investigation

The Clinton Foundation FBI Investigation

It is no secret that while Donald Trump ran against Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States, some serious allegations were made against Clinton. One particular allegation made by Donald Trump stated that Hillary Clinton was a corrupt individual involved in illegal activities through the Clinton Foundation, run by her and former President Bill Clinton during her time as the Secretary of State of the United States. Now, the vague allegations could mean a lot of things. But sources tell us that the Clinton Foundation promised policy favors to individuals based on donations made by them for the foundation itself, eventually prompting an FBI investigation.
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Public Execution Zainab Murder Pakistan

Zainab Murder Case: Is a Public Execution the Answer?

Sometimes a story comes to light that makes you look at the world differently, bare and exposed for what it has become. There are those among us who sit behind their fancy TVs and sitcoms and rarely ever pay attention to the real world, and then there are those who are out there standing next to families like the one of Zainab’s to strive for the justice that she has been denied. Read more

Innocent Until Proven Guilty Justice

Innocent Until Proven Guilty or Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

“Innocent until proven guilty” is one of the oldest ideals in the judicial branches of government. The idea of innocent until proven guilty in the American legal system goes like this: A defendant is given a fair trial and is subject to the same human rights as everyone else. Punishment can only be delivered after evidence and final decisions are made in the court.
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Charles Manson Cult Leader

Charles Manson: Influential Cult Leader

Cult leader and murderer, Charles Manson died at 83 by natural causes on Nov. 19, after being admitted to a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Although Manson’s death is a timely end for some, the Manson Family Murders is still considered one of the biggest cultural events of the 1960’s.
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