Signature Topics - Atrocity Prevention

Central African Republic Surrenders Mahamat Said Abdel Kani to ICC

Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 24, 2021, the Central African Republic (CAR) surrendered Mahamat Said Abdel Kani to the International Criminal Court (ICC), who is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity com

EU Adopts Sanctions Mechanism for Human Rights Abuses

Justine N. Stefanelli

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

Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Implications for International Law & Law-making

This is the second event of a three-event series co-sponsored by ASIL and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) examining the intersections of civil resistance movements and international law, and was developed originally as a project of the American Society of International Law’s Signature Topic Initiative.

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

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