Terrorism

U.S. Ambassador Asserts National Self-Defense Under International Law in Benghazi Suspect Case (June 17, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On June 17, 2014, the U.S. Ambassador, Samantha Power, wrote a letter to the U.N.

The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) in United Nations Peacekeeping: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Inspired by the successes of unmanned drone (unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs) surveillance of western countries, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations towards the end of 2012 announced that it intended to actually begin using such technology in peacekeeping operations.[1] Subsequently, in January 2013, the UN announced that it would deploy UAVs for surveillance in the Kivu provinces (North and South) of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) “to improve awareness and promote deterrence to those who move ar

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Kasaija Phillip Apuuli
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The Slow Demise of Impunity in Argentina and Chile

A series of extraordinary and closely inter-related judicial and non-judicial developments have unfolded in Chile and Argentina during the course of the past 12 months. Some thirty years since State-orchestrated civilian repression led to the disappearance, torture and death of thousands of individuals in both countries, leaving profound and still unhealed societal scars, the heretofore seemingly entrenched impunity for those offenses is only now being eroded.    
 
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Peter A. Barcroft
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Fourth Circuit Hears Abu Ghraib Prison Torture Case (March 18, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On March 18, 2014, the U.S.

European Parliament Passes Resolution on the Use of Armed Drones (February 25, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 25, 2014, the European Parliament passed a resolution on the use of ar

UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism Releases Third Annual Report (February 28, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 28, 2014, Ben Emmerson, the UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, submitted the

Prosecutors for Guantanamo Bay Military Commission Add Conspiracy to Charge Against Detainee (February 10, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 10, 2014, prosecutors for the military commission trials at Guantanamo Bay added a 

European Council Amends Reasons for Tunisian Restrictive Measures (January 31, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On January 31, 2014, the European Council published a Decision and

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution 2133 on Ransom Payments to Terrorists (January 27, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 27, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution calling on member

UK Court of Appeal Finds Non-Justiciable Claims of Pakistani Resident Regarding Drone Strikes (January 20, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On January 20, 2014, the England and Wales Court of Appeal (Civil Division) decided R (on the application of K