Human Rights

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Addresses Global Systemic Racism and Policing

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

DC Court Asked to Compel Facebook to Release Info in ICJ Myanmar Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

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ECtHR Issues Advisory Opinion to Armenia on Non-Retroactivity and Legislation by Reference

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 29, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published an advisory opinion to the Constitutional Court of Armenia on retroactive application of law and whether references to specific article

Cyber Operations under International Humanitarian Law: Perspectives from the ICRC

Cyberspace is so omnipresent that it can seem banal, but it is also a target-rich environment from a military perspective, with modern armies deeply reliant on digital infrastructure. From the perspective of international humanitarian law (or IHL, also known as the law of armed conflict), this raises the question of what cyber operators may and may not attack during armed conflicts, what even constitutes an "attack" under IHL in cyberspace, and what the reverberating effects of those attacks could be on civilians.

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24
Issue: 
11
Author: 
Jonathan Horowitz
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ECtHR Publishes “Constitutional Matters” Factsheet

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

In May 2020, the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights published a Thematic Factsheet entitled “

CJEU Decides on Afghan/Iranian Asylum Seekers’ Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 14, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU

UN Human Rights Committee Finds Violation of Rights by Russian Federation

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger