Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Aleppo (December 19, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 19, 2016, the UN Security Council passed a resolution demanding immediate and unhinder

White House Issues New Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks for the Use of Force (December 5, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 5, 2016, the White House released a Report on the Legal and Policy Framework

UN Security Council Issues Two Resolutions on Somalia Reinforcing Embargoes (November 9-10, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 9, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII authority, passed a

Launch of Oxford Guidance on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Situations of Armed Conflict (October 30, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 30, 2016, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in conjunction with the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Arme

Colombia Rejects Peace Deal with FARC After Plebiscite (October 2, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 2, 2016, the people of Colombia narrowly rejected a peace deal negotiated betwe

UN Secretary-General and OPCW Issue Joint Report on Uses of Chemical Weapons in Syria (August 24, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On August 24, 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) submitted their third

U.S. Government Releases Guidance on Capture and Kill Operations Against Terrorist Targets Outside of the United States and Areas of Active Hostilities (August 6, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On August 6, 2016, the United States released a redacted version of the Presidenti

European Court of Human Rights Rules Deterioration of Security Situation in Iraq Entails Real Risk for Asylum Applicants if Returned (August 23, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 23, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in J.K.