African Children Pay the Cost of Wars

November 28, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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Escaped slave and human rights advocate Simon Deng is joined today by South Sudanese-American human rights activist Jacinta Elioba and others protesting outside the Libyan consulate of the United Nations.

The reason for their protest?


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In the wake of Newtown, prioritize protecting children

December 20, 2012

In the aftermath of the massacre of 27 people last week at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, including 20 small children, it’s difficult to write anything. It is simply overwhelming, especially the savage...

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Children’s rights champion and free speech attorney disinvited to speak by fellow Jews in UK

March 18, 2012


Just received word from attorney and activist Brooke Goldstein (pictured above) that she was banned from speaking by a Jewish society at Leeds University in England.

Goldstein is director of the Lawfare Project, a New York-based...

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Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Sparks Campaign for UNRWA Reform

April 23, 2010


Below is a letter issued this week by Florida Congresswoman ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, who is taking on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA, a U.N. agency with a mandate to care for Palestinians, has received $3.6 billion in...

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CSP Features My Interview of Filmmaker Brooke Goldstein About Her film, “The Making of a Martyr”

July 7, 2009

Today the Center for Security Policy’s web site features my discussion with attorney, human rights activist, and filmmaker Brooke Goldstein about her film, “The Making of a Martyr.”

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Hamas Leader Admits Using Women and Children as Human Shields

April 3, 2008

Check out this video of a Hamas leader last month openly admitting they use women and children as human shields.

It illustrates what Israel has been dealing with for decades. If only the Palestinian Authority under Yasser Arafat, winner of...

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Angelina Gets It

March 1, 2008

On Thursday, actress Angelina Jolie published an opinion piece in The Washington Post arguing that U.S. troops should be allowed to stay in Iraq and provide the security necessary for the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) to...

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If They Strapped Bombs on Dogs or Horses…

December 10, 2007

Last month’s Annapolis conference, like Oslo, was pure kabuki theater, in which leaders gathered to pretend that the central issue of the Arab/Israeli conflict is land, not irrational hatred, corruption, and brainwashing of the next...

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An Issue for Obama?

December 5, 2007

Here’s an issue for Barack Obama, or any presidential candidate who is sincere about both fighting terrorism and championing human rights: condemning the recruitment of children to become suicide bombers. Today in her talk to U.S....

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I Want to Change the Power Dynamics in Relationships

July 4, 2007

From The New York Daily News


Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 4:00 AM

Even after Dr. Mehret Mandefro had repeatedly warned them to always use a condom, girls and women would return to her office with sexually transmitted diseases. She was deeply disturbed and wondered...

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