Human Rights

U.K. Parliament Passes "Investigatory Powers Bill" (November 15, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 15, 2016, the U.K.

UNSC Passes Resolution on Ethnic Violence in South Sudan (November 15, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 15, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII authority, passed a resolution

Colombian Government Reaches New Peace Agreement with Rebels (November 12, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 12, 2016, the Colombian government reached a new peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Papua New Guinea Supreme Court Dismisses Request to Transfer Asylum Seekers to Australia (October 27, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 27, 2016, the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court dismissed an application that would have sent asylum seekers currently being held on the isolated Manus Island to Australia.

U.S. Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Clear Former Guantanamo Detainee (October 25, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 25, 2016, in Khan v. Obama, a federal judge from the U.S.

International Criminal Court Judges Approve Plan on Symbolic Reparations in Lubanga Case (October 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 21, 2016, Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court approved and ordered the

U.S. Federal Appeals Court Allows Abu Ghraib Torture Suit to Move Forward (October 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 21, 2016, the U.S.

UN Security Council Issues Resolution on Migrant Smuggling off the Coast of Libya (October 6, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 6, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2312  in response to “the