Africa

ICC Convicts Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo for Crimes Committed in the Central African Republic (March 21, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On March 21, 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo of two counts of crimes

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Steering Africa’s Blue Economy: The Role of International Law & Lessons for Other Maritime Regions

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Maggie Gardner
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Human Rights Cities

Author: 
Kirsteen Shields

Professor Tara Melish, SUNY Buffalo Law School, introduced the human rights cities movement as giving local definition and embodiment to human rights.

UN Human Rights Council Releases Report on Human Rights Violations in South Sudan (March 11, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On March 11, 2016 the United Nations Human Rights Council published a

ICC Appeals Chamber Rules on Admission of Prior Recorded Testimony (February 12, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 12, 2016, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court reversed an

Barclays Pays $2.5m for Apparent U.S. Sanctions Violations (February 10, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 10, 2016, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) reached a settlement with Barclays Bank for apparent violations of the Zimbabwe sanctions regulations.

UN Tribunal on Rwandan Genocide Formally Closes (December 31, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 31, 2015, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) formally closed after twenty-one years and forty-five judgments delivered in an effort to hold those accountable for the

Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Delivers Judgement on Appeals Cases (December 14, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 14, 2015, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Appeals Chamber) delivered its

U.K. High Court Rules West Sahara Trade Dispute Should Be Heard by the Court of Justice of the European Union (October 19, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 19, 2015, the U.K.