Human Rights

UN and Bangladesh Agree on Framework for Return of Ronhingya Refugees to Myanmar (April 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 13, 2018, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bangladesh regarding the voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees to

UN Releases Report on Unlawful Detention in Libya (April 10, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 10, 2018, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published a

European Court of Human Rights Rules Swiss Courts Not Obligated to Hear Torture Case from Tunisia (March 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 15, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in Naït-Liman v.

African Rights Groups Adopt Joint General Comment on Ending Child Marriage (January 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2018, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights adopted their first

African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child Rules Mauritania Violated Charter in Slavery Case (December 15, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 15, 2017, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) published its

IACHR Issues Report on Human Rights Situation in Venezuela (February 12, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 12, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a report on the human rights situation in Venezuela, entitled “

Poland Enacts Law Prohibiting Blaming Poland for Assisting in Holocaust (February 7, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 7, 2018, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed legislation that pro

UN Security Council Extends Sanctions Against the Central African Republic (January 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2018, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2399 and extended the

European Court of Justice Holds States May Not Require Asylum Seeker to Undergo Test to Determine Sexual Orientation (January 25, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 25, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in