Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Orders Russia to Pay Georgians for Human Rights Violations (March 26, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 26, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Berdzenishvili and Others v.

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Peacekeeping Force in Guinea-Bissau, Aiming to End in 2020 (February 28, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 28, 2019, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2458 (2019), in which it extended the mandate of the United Nations

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Extending Travel Ban and Sanctions in Yemen (February 26, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 26, 2019, the Security Council passed Resolution 2456 (2019) in which it expressed its increased concern regarding the

UN Appeals Chamber Increases Sentence in Karadžić Case to Life Imprisonment (March 20, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 20, 2019, the Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals set aside Radovan Karadžić’s prior sentence of forty years and

Central African Republic and Armed Groups Sign Peace Agreement (February 6, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 6, 2019, the Central African Republic (CAR) and fourteen non-state armed groups within the state signed a peac

UN Says Human Rights Violations in South Sudan May Amount to War Crimes (February 20, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 20, 2019, the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan released its third

European Court of Human Rights Orders Russia to Pay Damages to Georgian Nationals for Human Rights Violations (January 31, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 31, 2019, in the just satisfaction case of Georgia v.

UN Human Rights Committee Finds Finland Violated Sami Political Rights (February 4, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 4, 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee, the body that monitors states parties’ adherence to the I

European Court of Justice Rules U.K. Must Accept Asylum Applicants Until Brexit is Final (January 23, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 23, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union

European Court of Human Rights Orders Italy to Compensate Amanda Knox for Human Rights Violations (January 24, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 24, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights ruled (available in French) in Knox v.