Middle East and North Africa

Trial Chamber of Special Tribunal for the Lebanon Sets Date for Resumption of Ayyash Trial (May 14, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 14, 2014, the Trial Chamber of the Special Tribunal for the Lebanon (the Tribunal) issued an oral ruling setting June 18, 2014, as the date for the resumption of the trial in the Prosecu

Palestine Accedes to Five Human Rights Treaties (May 4, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 4, 2014, according to a U.N.

ICC Dismisses Communication Seeking to Accept Court’s Jurisdiction Over Egypt (May 1, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 1, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) dismissed a communication seeking jurisdiction with respect to alleged crimes committed on Egyptian territory since June 1, 2013.

Tunisia Withdraws Declaration and Reservations to Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (April 23, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On April 23, 2014, the U.N.

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United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2146 on Crude Oil Exports from Libya (March 19, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On March 19, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2146.

UNICEF Releases Report on the Impact of Three Years of Conflict on Syrian Children (March 11, 2014)

Author: 
Jannat Majeed

On March 11, 2014, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a report identifying the situation in Syria

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2139, on Aid to Syria (February 22, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 22, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2139, calling for

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Trial Chamber Joins Merhi Case with Ayyash et al. Case (February 11, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On February 11, 2014, the Trial Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon ruled orally that the case against Hassan Habib Merhi should be joined with the case against Salim Jamil Ayyash, Mustafa

The United Nations Compensation Commission Pays $1.03 Billion to Kuwait for Iraqi Invasion (January 23, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 23, 2014, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) issued $1.03 billion USD in damage claims to the Government of Kuwait arising out of the 1990 Iraqi invasion.