Browsing Category: November 2017 issue

Should UN consider White Helmets a politically neutral organization, and its allegations as credible sources by UN investigative panels on Syria?

  Address at the Geneva Press Club Conference 28 Nov 2017 by Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli. Chair, Swedish Professors & Doctors for Human Rights SWEDHR. Editor’s Note: Updated text of the address by Prof Ferrada de Noli (photo above) as announced at the conference. The update is based in a transcript and in an […]

Neither ‘Sarin’ Nor ‘Syrian’

Image above: machine-translation of facsimile Izvestia column 15 Nov 2017 ( translator) Editor’s Note: An extended version of this subject is found at “UN ‘Joint Investigative Mechanism’ report on Khan Shaykhun proven inaccurate, politically biased“ . “The ultimate human right is the right to exist. War is the most certain risk for a sweeping obliteration […]

UN ‘Joint Investigative Mechanism’ report on Khan Shaykhun proven inaccurate, politically biased

  By Marcello Ferrada de Noli, professor emeritus. Chair, Swedish Doctors for Human Rights. Editor’s note: This analysis is also found as official document of the UN Security Council, Doc S/2017/1010.  /Dr Lena Oske, editor Introduction Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831) [1] meant that war is the continuation of politics by other means. Instead in this modern […]

Saudi Arabia: Mirage of Reform in Wahhabism’s Absolute Monarchy

By Gilbert Mercier, Associate Editor at The Indicter Magazine. Crown Prince Mohamed bin-Salman is such a darling of the global mainstream media that many call him, affectionately, by his initials MBS. The new strongman of the Kingdom has often mentioned the need for reforms and modernization of Saudi Arabia, both socially and economically. Can MBS walk […]