Middle East and North Africa

British Parliament Unanimously Declares ISIL Committed Genocide (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, the British Parliament unanimously

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Congress did not Exceed Powers in Allowing Terror Victims Access to Iranian Funds (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, The U.S.

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Appeals Panel Reverses Al Khayat’s Contempt Conviction and Affirms Al Jadeed’s Acquittal (March 8, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 8, 2016, the Appeals Panel for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued a

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution Endorsing Cessation of Hostilities in Syria (February 26, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 26, 2016, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution endorsing the

Libya’s Internationally-Recognized Parliament Votes to Reject the UN-Backed Unity Government (January 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 25, 2016, the internationally-recognized parliament of Libya voted to reject the unity government proposed by the UN to resolve the political and armed conflict in the country.

Implementation Day Announced for Iran Nuclear Sanctions (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 16, 2016, the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Agency inspectors confirmed Iran’s compliance with all required preparatory steps under the Joint Comprehensive P

Twitter Sued by Widow of Islamic State Victim (January 13, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 13, 2016, Tamara Fields, the widow of a man killed during a terrorist attack in Jordan, filed suit against Twitter, alleging that the social media network has violated federal law prohib

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Imposing Sanctions on ISIL (December 17, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 17, 2015, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution imposing sanctions on

Prohibiting Collective Expulsion of Aliens at the European Court of Human Rights

Over the past few months, the mass movement of Syrian migrants into and across Europe has transfixed the international community. Though international law governs the decisions as to whether these Syrians are eligible for protection against refoulement (return to torture or persecution), the texts of the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the UN Convention Against Torture have nothing to say about the process through which these protection determinations happen.

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20
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1
Author: 
Jaya Ramji-Nogales
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