An Incoherent Criminal Court: Libya, Sudan & the ICC

Posted by John Rosenthal

This is the story of two photos and what they reveal about the incoherence of so-called international criminal justice, as embodied in the International Criminal Court (ICC). See my new article on National Review Online here.

John McCain Celebrated Libyan Rebellion at Site of Rebel Atrocity

Posted by John Rosenthal

When Senator John McCain went to Benghazi in April to express his support for the Libyan rebels did he visit the site at which an alleged pro-Gaddafi “mercenary” had been beheaded by the rebels only weeks before? Visual evidence assembled by the website Human Rights Investigations clearly shows that he did. See my new report on [...]

‘Funny’ Anti-Gaddafi Cartoons Reveal Rebel Racism, Anti-Semitism

Posted by John Rosenthal

In late February, back at the outset of the eastern Libyan rebellion against the rule of Muammar al-Gaddafi, I pointed to visual evidence of anti-Semitism and/or “anti-Zionism” among the protestors who provided the initial face of the rebellion vis-à-vis the outside world. In the meanwhile, much more visual evidence is available. Numerous Western media outlets [...]

Afro-Gaddafi?

Posted by John Rosenthal

At the conclusion of my recent piece proposing some questions for John McCain on Libya, I cited translations provided by the website Feby17.info of two Libyan rebel slogans: “oh Gaddafi king of the afro, you will now see the [real] Libyans” and “oh Living, oh Sustainer, the afro will die today.” Martin Kramer informs me [...]

Questions for John McCain

Posted by John Rosenthal

On a visit to Benghazi, Senator John McCain’s called the Libyan rebels his “heroes.” Pajamas Media editor David Steinberg has had the excellent idea of seeking comment from the senator’s office on the extensive video evidence of atrocities committed by his “heroes.” While one is at it, the senator should probably also be reminded that barely a year [...]

Mounting Evidence of Rebel Atrocities in Libya

Posted by John Rosenthal

While the International Criminal Court has announced that it is investigating charges of war crimes against Muammar al-Gaddafi and other members of the Libyan regime, harrowing video evidence has emerged that appears to show atrocities committed by anti-Gaddafi rebels. Among other things, the footage depicts summary executions, a prisoner being lynched, the desecration of corpses, [...]