Human Rights

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.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Use of Sharia Law in Inheritance Dispute (December 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 19, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Molla Sali v.

UN Security Council Establishes Special Political Mission to Support Ceasefire in Yemen (January 16, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 16, 2019, the UN Security Council passed a resolution in which it created a Special Political Mission, the United Nations

ICC Acquits Ivoirians Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of Crimes Against Humanity (January 15, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 15, 2019, the Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Cha

UN Releases Report on Human Rights Abuses of Migrants and Refugees in Libya (December 20, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 20, 2018, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the UN Human Rights Office jointly released a