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.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"