Human Rights

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

European Court of Human Rights Rules U.K. Surveillance Violates Convention (September 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 13, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on three joined applications in Big Brother Watch and Ot

UN Human Rights Council Establishes Mechanism to Collect Evidence in Myanmar (September 28, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 28, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution that calls for an independent mechanism to collect and analyze e

European Court of Human Rights Rules Belgium Violated Rights of Woman Banned from Courtroom for Wearing Hijab (September 18, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 18, 2018, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Lachiri v.

UN Human Rights Council Mission on Myanmar Finds Grave Violations of International Law (August 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 27, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council released the Report of Independent Inter