International Law in Brief

European Court of Human Rights Rules Insulting Prophet Muhammad Not Protected under the Convention (October 25, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 25, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in E.S. v.

UN Security Council Extends Security Force in Abyei Final Time Unless Progress is Made (October 11, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 11, 2018, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2438 in which it extended modifications to the mandate of the United

European Court of Justice Orders Poland to Suspend Supreme Court Retirement Law (October 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 19, 2018, the Vice President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

European Court of Human Rights Rules U.K. Surveillance Violates Convention (September 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 13, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on three joined applications in Big Brother Watch and Ot

ICJ Rules U.S. Must Ease Sanctions on Iran (October 3, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On October 3, 2018, the International Court of Justice issued its provisional measures

ICJ Rules Chile Not Obligated to Negotiate Bolivia’s Ocean Access (October 1, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On October 1, 2018, the International Court of Justice ruled in Obligation to Negotiat

UN Human Rights Council Establishes Mechanism to Collect Evidence in Myanmar (September 28, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 28, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution that calls for an independent mechanism to collect and analyze e

European Commission Refers Poland to the European Court of Justice (September 24, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 24, 2018, the European Commission referred Poland to the Court of Justice of the European Union in regard to a recent Polish law that lowers the retirement age of Supreme Court judges

European Court of Human Rights Rules Belgium Violated Rights of Woman Banned from Courtroom for Wearing Hijab (September 18, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 18, 2018, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Lachiri v.

UN Human Rights Council Mission on Myanmar Finds Grave Violations of International Law (August 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 27, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council released the Report of Independent Inter