Tag Archives: international law

Do Targeted Killings by the US Violate International Law?

Post by Randall Ryder The White House recently took the unusual, and perhaps unprecedented, step of authorizing the targeted killing of US citizen with Al Qaeda ties. The citizen is believed to be somewhere in the Arabian peninsula. Given the international…

8 of 10 Accused Child Abductors in Haiti Released

Eight of the ten American missionaries charged with child abduction in Haiti have been released. The individuals were released by the presiding judge, but may need to return for questioning. They were flown back to the United States on a…

Do full body scanners at airports violate Islamic law?

Some Islamic groups are supporting a ruling that Muslims will be forbidden from passing through full body scanners based on a religious objection. The ruling is based on Islamic teachings that emphasize modesty, and viewing individuals as "nude" through body…

What will happen to the Americans accused of child abduction in Haiti?

10 Americans are being held in Haiti on charges of child abduction, after attempting to leave the country with 33 children, some of whom still had living family members. The majority of the group thought they were going to Haiti…