Day: March 27, 2016

A Swiss call to action on refugees

ONLINE ACTIVISM A Swiss call to action on refugees MAR 26, 2016 – 17:15 (Keystone) Some Swiss politicians and personalities pressured the government on Saturday to accommodate 50,000 refugees to help ease a crisis in Europe inflamed by the five-year-old war in Syria. In an online petition posted at change.org, […]

Justice delayed, not denied, in Bosnia

Mar 26,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – DAVID SCHEFFER On March 24, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) sentenced Radovan Karadzic — the political leader of the Bosnian Serbs during the 1990s war in the Balkans — to 40 years in prison for genocide, crimes against humanity and […]

Real or imaginary threat?

Mar 26,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL Iraq could be facing a human and environmental disaster of great proportions if the Mosul Dam, on the Tigris River, is not attended to, and fast, US experts say. The deteriorating dam, which needs daily maintenance work, according to one of the engineers […]