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ISIS victim’s brother opposes extremism with integrity and the Quran

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By: Dan Bloom

Sourcedailymail.co.uk

The brother of beheaded aid worker David Haines has read from the Koran in an impassioned plea for the world to ‘repel evil with something better’.

Mike Haines said extremism, not Islam, was to blame for the on-camera butchering of his brother, a married 44-year-old with two children who devoted his life to helping victims of war.

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The US alone opposes UN inquiry into human right violations in Gaza

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By: Sarah Lazare

Sourcehttp://www.commondreams.org/

The United States was the only country in the world that voted Wednesday against the United Nations investigating human rights violations in Gaza unleashed by Israel’s military assault.

Of the 47 members of the UN Human Rights Council, 29 nations voted to set up a commission to launch an international, independent inquiry, effectively passing the resolution. Seventeen countries abstained, including Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.

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