Middle East and North Africa

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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United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution to Prevent Migrant Smuggling in Libya (October 8, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 8, 2015, the United Nations Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution under Chapte

U.S. District Court Dismisses Sept. 11 Victims' Case against Saudi Arabia (September 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 29, 2015, a U.S.

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Issues Contempt Judgment Against TV Station Employee (September 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 18, 2015, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued a contempt judgment in the case agains

Court of Justice of the European Union Denies Application of Iranian Ministry of Energy to be Removed from EU Sanctions List (September 8, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 8, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)

UNESCO Director-General Calls Destruction of Palmyra's Ancient Temple in Syria a War Crime (August 24, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 24, 2015, the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, condemned the destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshami

U.S. Treasury Publishes New Guidance on Iran Sanctions Regarding Implementation of the JCPOA (August 7, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 7, 2015, the U.S.

ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I Requests Prosecutor Reexamine Decision to not Investigate Gaza Flotilla Raid (July 16, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 16, 2015, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (the Court)