International Law in Brief

Human Rights Committee Releases General Comment on the Right to Life (October 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 30, 2018, the Human Rights Committee adopted its General Comment

UN Releases Report on Human Rights Abuses of Migrants and Refugees in Libya (December 20, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 20, 2018, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the UN Human Rights Office jointly released a

Poland Passes Law Reinstating Supreme Court Judges in Compliance with European Court of Justice Decision (December 17, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 17, 2018, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed into law a b

UN Security Council Authorizes Deployment of Team to Monitor Ceasefire in Yemen (December 21, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 21, 2018, the UN Security Council passed a resolution that welcomed the meeting between the Yemeni government and the Ho

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Integrating Support of Police, Justice, Correctional Sectors (December 13, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 13, 2018, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for the “integrating UN support to police, jus

European Court of Justice Blocks Implementation of Polish Law on Judges' Retirement (December 17, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 17, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in Commission v.

European Court of Justice Rules U.K. Can Unilaterally Cancel Brexit (December 10, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 10, 2018, the Full Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union

UN Approves Global Compact on Migration (December 10, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On December 10, 2018, world leaders adopted the Global Compact f

European Court of Human Rights Rules Russia Violated Rights of LGBT Organizers (November 27, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On November 27, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Alekseyev and Others v.

UN Syrian Commission Releases Report on Missing Persons (November 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 27, 2018, the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic released a