Human Rights

ECtHR Rules U.K. Life Sentences Are Compliant with ECHR (January 17, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 17, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Hutchinson v.

ECtHR Rules Russia Discriminated by Prohibiting U.S. Nationals from Adopting Russian Children (January 17, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 17, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in the Case of A.H. and Others v.

ECtHR Rules Switzerland Did Not Violate Freedom of Religion by Requiring Muslim Girls to Participate in Swimming Program (January 10, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 10, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in Osmanoǧlu and Kocabaş v.

The UN International Law Commission Progresses Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes Against Humanity

On July 17, 2014, the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) voted to move the topic of a new treaty on crimes against humanity to its active agenda and appoint Professor Sean Murphy as Special Rapporteur.[1] Over the past two years, the Rapporteur has made significant progress, and the Commission has now approved ten draft articles—four in summer 2015[2] and six additional articles in August 2016.[3] T

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Leila Nadya Sadat & Kate Falconer
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UN Security Council Passes Resolution Condemning Israeli Settlements (December 23, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 23, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution condemning Israel’s a

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Aleppo (December 19, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 19, 2016, the UN Security Council passed a resolution demanding immediate and unhinder

European Court of Human Rights Rules Italy Violated the Rights of Arab Spring Migrants (December 15, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 15, 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Khlaifia and Others v.

ICC Office of the Prosecutor Launches Policy on Children (November 18, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 18, 2016, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, launched her office’s “