Spanish prosecutors have asked a Madrid judge to suspend an investigation of seven Israeli officials over a 2002 bombing in Gaza that killed Hamas militant Salah Shehadeh and 14 others, including nine children.It seems that the Israelis are now going to conduct their own investigation. Considering how quickly they declared that there were no war crimes committed in Gaza, despite a plethora of evidence to the contrary, I wouldn't be holding my breath for anything to come of it.
International law will apply to none, soon, it's obvious.
In some positive news, Australia has committed to honouring an election promise of signing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In 2007, 4 member states voted against the declaration, those being Australia, New Zealand, the U.S. and Canada.
The vote was 143 countries in favour, four against, and 11 abstaining. ... The abstaining countries were Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Samoa and Ukraine; another 34 member states were absent from the vote.