Civilians rely on peacekeepers for protection and any hope for restoring security for civilians in Darfur depends on peacekeepers being able to do their jobWarrants sought in peacekeeper attacks Nov 20, 2008
Kony and the LRA took advantage of the breathing room given to them and appear to be terrorizing civilians yet againHRW calls for action in Uganda May 20, 2008
Kony and the LRA took advantage of the breathing room given to them and appear to be terrorizing civilians yet againRights group: Rebels' abuses demand action May 19, 2008
Musa Hilal is the poster child for Janjaweed (militia) atrocities in DarfurRights group decries Sudan militia role Jan 21, 2008
Setting up a tribunal to try the former leaders of Iraq is so important, and we're certainly glad that the Iraqi Governing Council sees it as important, but it's also important that any trials that take place are fair trials and are conducted by a court that is free from political pressureSaddam-era crimes get tribunal review Dec 07, 2003
Richard "Dick" Dickerson is a native of Colorado who, following his discharge from the United States Army, settled in Southern California to begin a thirty-year career in law enforcement.
In 1986, Dickerson was sent to Redding by the California Department of Justice to organize and command the Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force (SINTF).
Following retirement in 1993, Dickerson was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson to the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, and later he was elected to serve a four-year term. He served as a member of the California State Assembly from 1998 to 2002.