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Unprecedented Lawsuit Filed against Al-Jazeera TV in S.D.N.Y. by Victims and Families of Victims of Hezbollah Rocket Attacks

NEW YORK - On the fourth anniversary of start of the Lebanese-Israeli War, 91 American, Israeli and Canadian victims of Hezbollah rocket attacks filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television network. The suit, filed July 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...

Celebrating and Reflecting on 20 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty years ago this month, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the most sweeping anti-discrimination measure enacted by the Congress since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). The ADA, which then President Bush described...

Redlight Children Named One of the Top 5 Finalists for 2nd Annual Classy Awards

We need your vote to help us win the 2nd Annual Stay Classy Awards’ “Most Effective Awareness Campaign” in New York City. The Award will provide us with much needed funds to further our Campaign and its impact. Starting October 9th through October 22nd , anybody who lives within...

The Changing Scope of Human Rights in the Context of Counter-Terrorism in Singapore: A comparative Perspective

By Sarah Shi + and Ronald Wong Terrorism, the watchword of the past decade, is arguably here to stay, with the precarious equilibrium further endangered by the increasing availability of nuclear capabilities. Inevitably, many states have responded to the problem with heightened counter-terrorism measures...