Impunity for Israeli war crimes encourages more gross violations of international law. Palestine's application to the ICC is a welcome step toward accountability.
Community organizer Jackson Doliscar speaks of the efforts of the Haitian government to silence advocates of human rights, land rights and housing rights.
Peter Rugh is a Brooklyn-based reporter. He contributes to Vice.com and is a correspondent for WagingNonviolence.org. For examples of recent journalism, visit johnreedstomb.tumblr.com/articles.