Signature Topics - Atrocity Prevention

EU Adopts Sanctions Mechanism for Human Rights Abuses

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Monday, December 7, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted Decision 2020/1999 and Regulat

ICC Prosecutor: Failing to Arrest Fugitives is Major Obstacle to Atrocity Prevention

Author: 
Joseph McGuire

On November 10, 2020, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda warned the UN Security Counci

Civilian Casualties: The Law of Prevention and Response (Week 3)

Original Description

This is the third part of a six-week Symposium. The Symposium originated as a project of ASIL’s Signature Project Initiative on Atrocity Prevention. The topic for the Week 3 Panel is:

Civilian Casualty Response Measures: Investigations, Reports, and Reparations

Speakers

Civilian Casualties: The Law of Prevention and Response (Week 2)

Original Description

This is the second part of a six-week Symposium. The Symposium originated as a project of ASIL’s Signature Project Initiative on Atrocity Prevention. The topic for the Week 2 Panel is:

Civilian Casualty Prevention Measures in Next Generation Conflict: Applicability in Urban Warfare and Near Peer Conflict

Bill on Rohingya Introduced In Senate

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

A bill was introduced in the Senate last week, aimed at "requir[ing] a determination as to whether crimes committed against the Rohingya in Burma amount to genocide; to the Committee on Foreign Rel

UN Special Rapporteur Addresses Conflict and Upcoming Election in Myanmar

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

In a statement released on September 22, 2020, Thomas Andrews, UN Special Rapporte

Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor's Office Makes First War Crimes Arrest

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 24, 2020, the Prosecutor's Office of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers announced