International Law in Brief

ECOWAS Court Holds Guinea Liable for 2012 Mine Site Killings

Author: 
Joseph McGuire

On November 10, 2020, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court

ICC Prosecutor: Failing to Arrest Fugitives is Major Obstacle to Atrocity Prevention

Author: 
Joseph McGuire

On November 10, 2020, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda warned the UN Security Counci

ICJ 2019-20 Annual Report Published

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The International Court of Justice published its report for the period August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020.

U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Effective Today

Author: 
Joseph McGuire

The U.S. has officially left the Paris Climate Agreement.

OAS Adopts Resolutions on Elections in Venezuela and Nicaragua

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 21, 2020, the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly adopted two resolutions on the right to free and fair elections.

Russian Officials and Research Institute Sanctioned over Navalny Poisoning

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The United Kingdom (UK) and the

UAE Peace Agreement Approved by Israel Cabinet

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Monday, October 12, 2020, the Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved the Abraha

ECtHR Judgment on Police Brutality against Protestors at Bolotnaya

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 13, 2020, the Third Section of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued its judgment in Zakharov and Var

OFAC Issues ICC Sanctions Regulations

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The U.S.

Bill on Rohingya Introduced In Senate

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

A bill was introduced in the Senate last week, aimed at "requir[ing] a determination as to whether crimes committed against the Rohingya in Burma amount to genocide; to the Committee on Foreign Rel