Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

United Nations Security Council Adopts Peace Resolution for Syria (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution focused on a politic

Guatemalan Court Finds Former Dictator May be Tried for Genocide and Crimes against Humanity (August 26, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 26, 2015, a Guatemalan court held that that former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt may stand trial for genocide and crimes against humanity but that he may not be sentenced as he suffers from

Greece and European Commission Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Financial Assistance (August 19, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 19, 2015, the European Commission and Greece signed a Memoran

IACHR Publishes Report on the Closure of Guantanamo (August 5, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 5, 2015, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a report titl

South African Court Rules Government Required to Arrest President Al-Bashir (June 24, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 24, 2015, the Gauteng High Court of South Africa (the Court) ruled in Southern Africa Litigation Centr

U.S. Federal Court Overturns Conviction of Former Al Qaeda Media Secretary (June 12, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 12, 2015, the U.S.