Signature Topics - Atrocity Prevention

ICC Issues Sentence in Ongwen Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its sentence in the case against Dominic Ongwen.

ICC Upholds Ntaganda Conviction and Sentence

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 30, 2021, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber upheld the conviction and sentencing of B

EU Council Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Generals

Author: 
Sameer Shaikh

On Monday, March 22, 2021, The Council of the European Union took action against those responsible for the February 1 military coup in Myanmar, imposing sanctions against 11 individuals.

US Treasury Sanctions Burma Military Holding Companies

Author: 
Halli Berrebbi

On March 25, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) placed sanctions up

Security Council President Issues Statement on Myanmar

Author: 
Halli Berrebbi

In a statement on Myanmar released on March 10, 2021, by the Pr

U.S. Executive Order In re: Situation in Burma

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 10, 2021, President Biden announced sanctions on military officials from Burma in response to their involvement in the recent coup, which overthrew the result of the November 2020 elect

ICC Finds Ongwen Guilty of 61 Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 4, 2021, a Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found Dominic O

SCOTUS Decides on Immunity in Welfenschatz Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 3, 2021, the U.S.

Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar Issue Joint Statement on Democratic Transition

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, January 29, 2021, a group of Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar, including Australia, Canada, the United States, and a number of European Union Member States, issued a joint statement in sup