The Hague-based International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his son and intelligence chief. The court charges the men committed crimes during the popular rebellion that has been going on in Libya for months. The charges indicate that Gadhafi arranged for the killing, maiming and jailing of civilians [...]
Sept. 24, 2009 Leave a Comment
Dr. Cole spoke about citizenship and how his colleague, Margaret Somers, defines citizenship in her new book (a definition borrowed from former Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren) as the Ã¢â‚¬Å“right to have rights.Ã¢â‚¬Â We all have basic human rights, of course as guaranteed by universal declarations and the Lockean theory that everyone, as human beings, is entitled to the necessities of life and liberty. However, without a state or government or body to enforce these rights and protect them when they are violated, they are always out of reach.