The Moscow Times cites the Russian government’s use of the Hawai’i example as a “flawed ‘look who’s talking’ argument to counter criticism of its annexation of Crimea.”
1. All great powers annex territory. Look at the U.S., which unabashedly annexed Texas and Hawaii.
It is true that the U.S. annexation of Texas in 1845 was [...]
From the Winter 2014 edition of the Harvard International Review, “Hawai‘i: An Occupied Country” by Noelani Goodyear-Kaopua, here’s the PDF of the article to download, very worth reading:
Goodyear-Kaopua, Hawaii Occupied Country 2014
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, 27 September 2013 — The acting Government of the Hawaiian Kingdom filed with the Registrar of the International Court of Justice anApplication Instituting Proceedings against multiple states for treaty violations and serious breaches of peremptory norms.
The filing of the Application is directly tied to the Hawaiian Kingdom’s Protest and Demand filed [...]
Maltbie Napoleon sent this press release for sharing regarding war crimes complaint filed at the International Criminal Court:
WC Press Release Sep 17, 2013
I wasn’t aware of this when it first came out around the time of the Superferry protests because I’m not a regular South Park viewer, but it was assigned for a friend’s anthropology class at UH-Maui so I ended up watching it last night, and I think it is a funny and insightful parody that [...]