Signature Topics - Atrocity Prevention

RSCSL Decides Gbao is Eligible for Consideration for Early Release

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 10, 2020, the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone decided that Augustine Gbao is e

UN Human Rights Committee Decides Katyn Massacre Case Time-Barred

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 7, 2020, the U.N.

ECCC Publishes Its Considerations on Conflicting Closing Orders in Case 004/2

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) released its Considerations on Appeals Against Closing Orders in

ICC Authorizes Investigation into Situation in Bangladesh/Myanmar

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 14, 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced its decision to a

ICC Sentences Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years' imprisonment

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 7, 2019, the International Criminal Court's Trial Chamber VI sentenced Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison in connection with his July 8, 2019, conviction of war crimes and crimes agai

German Public Prosectuor Indicts Two Syrian Nationals with Crimes Against Humanity

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The German Public Prosecutor's office announced [in German] on October 29, 2019, that it has filed charg

Implementing the Genocide Convention at the Domestic Level: The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocity Prevention Act 2018

On January 14, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocity Prevention Act of 2018. The United States initially signed the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide at its unveiling in 1948, but did not take the mandated step (Article V) of established the federal crime of genocide until the Proxmire Act in 1988.

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Volume: 
23
Issue: 
8
Author: 
D. Wes Rist
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European Court of Human Rights: Holocaust Denial is Not Protected Free Speech

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli