Tagged: Human Rights

The Weaponization Of Human Rights

On June 5, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Samantha Power as UN Ambassador. On June 6, 2013, CounterPunch ran a profile of Power entitled “Samantha Power and the Weaponization of Human Rights”, which...

Body Line: Do Not Cross

My Body: A Line Not To Cross

November 9, 2010 marks the annual international “One Day, One Struggle” campaign, a unique effort to underscore the joint struggle against the violation of sexual and bodily rights in Muslim...

When Will There Be No More Strangers in the House?

Last Friday, I finished reading the autobiography-cum-historical account “Strangers in the House” by Raja Shehadeh. Drawing from the jacket, “Shehadeh was born into a successful Palestinian family with a beautiful...