Africa

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.

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.