Middle East and North Africa

U.S. Re-imposes Sanctions on Iran (November 5, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 5, 2018, the United States re-imposed all sanctions on Iran that had been lifted or waived under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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

Trump Announces Withdrawal from Iran Deal (May 8, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 8, 2018, U.S.

UN Releases Report on Unlawful Detention in Libya (April 10, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 10, 2018, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published a

Council of Europe Extends Sanctions on Iran for Human Rights Violations (April 12, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 12, 2018, the Council of Europe

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Croatia is Responsible for Asylum Applicants who Entered Without Visas (July 26, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 26, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

The U.S. Airstrike After the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria: National Interest, Humanitarian Intervention, or Enforcement Against War Crimes?

The chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, reported on April 4, 2017, produced 86 deaths and more than 300 injuries according to the initial reports.[1] The Fact-Finding Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was able to deploy in less than twenty-four hours, and later confirmed the incident,[2] even though Syria “categorically reject[ed] the false accusations and allegations of the Syrian Arab Army’s use of toxic chemical substances a

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21
Issue: 
8
Author: 
Mika Hayashi
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Federal Judge in Virginia Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration’s Travel Ban (February 13, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 13, 2017, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, issued a preliminary injunction

The United Kingdom, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Targeted Killings

Unlike in the United States, in the United Kingdom the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) for targeted killings has generally been “under the radar” due to the British government’s longstanding refusal to admit that any such policy exists.

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21
Issue: 
3
Author: 
David Turns
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