Signature Topics - Atrocity Prevention

UN HRC Holds Elections, Creates Special Rapporteur on Russia

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 11, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council elected 14 member states to serve on the C

Germany is Fifth State to Intervene in Ukraine v. Russia at ICJ

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 2, Germany became the fifth state to file a declaration of interventio

ICJ Delivers Judgment on Preliminary Objections in The Gambia v. Myanmar

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, July 22, 2022, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its Judgme

EU-US-UK Establish Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On May 25, 2022, the U.S.

Said Abdel Kani Loses ICC Appeal Against Pre-Trial Detention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On May 19, 2022, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court denied the appeal of Mr.

UN Will Investigate War Crimes in Ukraine

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Thursday, May 12, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution (A/HRC/S-34/L.1) to begin an investigation into whether war crimes have been committed by Russia in Ukraine.

Yale Schell Center: Myanmar Junta Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On March 25, 2022, The Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School and the human rights organization, Fortify Rights, released a