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.
David Kristjanson-Gural is associate professor of economics and senior fellow of the Social Justice College at Bucknell University. His writing appears in the LA Progressive, Commondreams.org, the Williamsport Guardian and the Daily Item. He is a member of the Spilling Ink Writers' Collective.