Ecocide was examined for decades by the UN to be included as the fifth Crime Against Peace.
Imagine Polly Higgins surprise when a journalist called her a year ago to ask for her comment on the news that a law of Ecocide had been considered an international crime over 15 years ago. All they had was one document that referred to 3 countries who had objected to it being included as Crime Against Peace.
The Tragic Decline of Gibraltar’s Spanish Neighbour
By Walter Mayr in La Línea, Spain
Many places in Spain are suffering as a result of the euro crisis, but few have been hit as hard as La Línea, a Spanish town which neighbors the prosperous British overseas territory of Gibraltar. With the city on the verge of bankruptcy, many residents have turned to smuggling to earn money.
The residents of La Línea de la Concepción are leaving, like rats deserting a sinking ship.