Human Rights

UN Syrian Commission Releases Report on Missing Persons (November 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 27, 2018, the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic released a

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Ending Sanctions on Eritrea (November 14, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 14, 2018, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, lifted the arms embargo, trav

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of UN Force Interim Security Force in Abyei (November 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 15, 2018, the United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abye

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Convicts Two for Cambodian Genocide Crimes (November 16, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 16, 2018, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia delivered its

UN Releases Report Documenting Mass Graves in Iraqi Areas Formerly Controlled by ISIL (November 6, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 6, 2018, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a joint

UN Human Rights Committee Rules France Violated Rights of Women for Fines for Wearing Niqab (October 23, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 23, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee, the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), issued decision

European Court of Human Rights Rules Insulting Prophet Muhammad Not Protected under the Convention (October 25, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 25, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in E.S. v.

UN Security Council Extends Security Force in Abyei Final Time Unless Progress is Made (October 11, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 11, 2018, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2438 in which it extended modifications to the mandate of the United