Crimes against minorities cannot be tolerated

[National Post] The Tamils’ situation in Sri Lanka brings to mind the old legal maxim, inter arma enim silent leges – essentially, in times of war, the law falls silent. Most unfortunate for all Tamils is the continued cynical silence of the international community on this troubling ongoing ethnic conflict. [Full Story]

The death penalty in India: Fatally flawed

[The Economist] ARPUTHAM AMMAL, a pensioner with curly silver hair and a wheezing cough, is an abolitionist. Perched in a gloomy warehouse in Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu, as young men bustle over an exhibition against the death penalty, she explains why. “It is not needed. The ultimate victims of the death sentence are the […]