The violence of the urban poor in the march on Manila’s presidential palace last May 1 shook the Philippine government, as well as the wider Filipino society.
The World Day of Peace this year is being celebrated in the shadow of the dramatic events of last Sept. 11.
“God is in the room—even more than Elvis,” quipped the lead singer Bono in reference to U2’s concert performances last summer.
During his first official visit to New York, President George W. Bush paused between other duties to present a Congressional gold medal to the family of the late Cardinal John O’Connor.
One of the most striking developments in recent years concerning international law and the protection of human rights has been the emergence of the concept of universal jurisdiction over crimes aga