Middle East and North Africa

Colleague Societies

Professional societies of international law exist on every continent. Strengthening connections between these societies and their members enriches our understanding by increasing transnational knowledge about shared and diverse approaches to international law’s formation, study, and practice. ASIL celebrates its colleague societies around the world.

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.

Prosecutor v. Ayyash et al. Trial Commences at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (January 16, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On January 16, 2014, the first trial at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon began in Prosecutor v.

European Court of Human Rights Delivers Judgment on State Immunity in Jones v. United Kingdom (January 14, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On January 14, 2014, the Fourth Section of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) issued its judgment in

IACHR Condemns Forced Transfer of Djamel Ameziane from Guantanamo (December 19, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On December 19, 2013, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned the forced trans

United Nations Mission Reports on Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria (December 12, 2013)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On December 12, 2013, the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic issued a