Africa

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.

WTO Appellate Body Rules against the U.S. in Tuna Case (November 20, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 20, 2015, the WTO Appellate Body issued its report in United States-Measures Concerning the

Somalia Ratifies Convention on the Rights of the Child (October 1, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 1, 2015, Somalia ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, depositing its ratification instrument at the United Nations headquarters during the annual treaty event.  According

Spanish Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Rwanda Genocide Case (October 7, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 7, 2015, the Spanish Supreme Court (Court) upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a case investigating the Rwandan genocide.

German Court Sentences Rwandan Rebel Leaders for Congo Massacres (September 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 28, 2015, a German court sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders for their roles during the internal conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2008 and 2009.

U.S. Court of Appeals Orders Release of Sudan Funds for USS Cole Bombing Victims (September 23, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 23, 2015, a U.S.

French Court Denies Extradition of Rwandan Genocide Suspect (September 15, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 15, 2015, a court in Toulouse, France turned down an extradition request for Joseph Habyarimana, a Rwandan who is charged with genocide and crimes against humanity. Mr.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Deportation of Somali Asylum-Seeker does not Violate the European Convention on Human Rights (September 10, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 10, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled in R.H. v.

FAO and MasterCard Announce New Partnership to Provide Financing Tools to Marginalized Communities (September 2, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 2, 2015, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and MasterCard announced a new partnership designed to utilize global technology in development assistance.