Impunity for Israeli war crimes encourages more gross violations of international law. Palestine's application to the ICC is a welcome step toward accountability.
Community organizer Jackson Doliscar speaks of the efforts of the Haitian government to silence advocates of human rights, land rights and housing rights.
Lucy Knisley is an illustrator, comics artist, and author.
Her first published book, French Milk, is a journal about living and eating in Paris with her mother, available from Touchstone Publishing, August 2008.