Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Rules Removal of Child Born via Surrogacy from Intended Parents Not a Rights Violation (January 24, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 24, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Paradiso and Campanell

South Korean Court Rules Government Illegally Held Prostitutes that Catered to U.S. Soldiers in the 1960s and 1970s (January 20, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 20, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Central District Court in Seoul ruled that the Korean government had violated Korean law by detaining and forcing treatment upon prostitutes that cat

Russian Constitutional Court Rules Russia Does Not Have to Comply with ECtHR Ruling on Yukos Shareholders (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, the Russian Constitutional Court (RCC) ruled (Russian only) that Russia did not have t

U.S. Federal Judges Orders Department of Defense to Release Abu Ghraib Photos (January 18, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 18, 2017, the U.S.

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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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