Europe Human Rights Official Defends Circumcision

    The human rights officer of the Council of Europe criticized members of his own organization who called ritual circumcision of boys a violation of children’s rights.

    British Actor Bob Hoskins Dies at 71 Following Bout of Pneumonia

    British actor Bob Hoskins, whose roles ranged from London gangsters to FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover and who starred opposite a cast of cartoon characters in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, has died after a bout of pneumonia, his publicist said on Wednesday.

    Step in Stone: German artist Gunter Demnig works on his ‘Stumbling Blocks’ Holocaust memorial.

    'Stumbling Blocks' Cobblestone Memorials to Murdered Jews Spread in Berlin

    Veronika Houboi watched as a man in a cowboy hat and clogs wielded a sledge hammer to smash up and remove a dozen small cobblestones from a Berlin pavement.

    Mixed Message? Dutch dignitaries lay flowers at the Auschwitz memorial in Amsterdam. A pro-Palestinian group plans to challenge the upcoming May 4 memorial day with a shadow event.

    Dutch Activists Plan To Mark 'Shadow' Holocaust of Palestinians

    A Dutch Muslim group is planning to commemorate “the ethnic cleansing of Palestine” on Holland’s memorial day for victims of Nazism.

    Sell Now: Los Angeles Clippers season ticket holder David Alt joins protest against owner Donald Sterling outside Staples Center.

    David Geffen Wants To Buy Los Angeles Clippers From Donald Sterling

    Billionaire media executive David Geffen is interested in buying the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, according to a person close to Geffen, after National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver banned Clipper owner Donald Sterling for life.