Human Rights

RSCSL Decides Gbao is Eligible for Consideration for Early Release

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 10, 2020, the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone decided that Augustine Gbao is e

UN Human Rights Committee Decides Katyn Massacre Case Time-Barred

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 7, 2020, the U.N.

ECCC Publishes Its Considerations on Conflicting Closing Orders in Case 004/2

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) released its Considerations on Appeals Against Closing Orders in

Dutch Supreme Court Rules Netherlands Must Reduce Emissions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 20, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) ordered the Dutch Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by twenty-five percent by the end of 2020 in its judgment in 

Council of Europe Adopts Recommendation on Guardianship for Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 11, 2019, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a Recommend

New European Rules on the Protection of Whistleblowers Finalized

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Human Rights Act

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Also over Thanksgiving week, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and D