Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

Swedish Court Sentences Man for Role in Rwanda Genocide (May 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On May 16, 2016, the Stockholm District Court sentenced a sixty-one-year-old man to life in prison for his participation in the Rwandan genocide.

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office

On August 3, 2015, the Assembly of Kosovo amended its Constitution[1] and passed the Law on the Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (the Law).[2] These two judicial institutions were established within the justice system of Kosovo to investigate, prosecute, and try “international crimes committed during and in the aftermath of the conflict in Kosovo, which relate to those reported in the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Report Doc 12462 of Ja

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20
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11
Author: 
Robert Muharremi
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U.S. Government Releases Report on 2015 Airstrikes Against MSF Hospital in Afghanistan (April 29, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On April 29, 2016, the U.S.

ICC Terminates Case against William Samoei Ruto and Joseph Arap Sang (April 5, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On April 5, 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) dismissed without prejudice its case against current Kenyan

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Convicts Radovan Karadžić (March 25, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On March 25, 2016 the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Rado

UN Presents Report on Sex-Abuse by Peacekeepers (March 4, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 4, 2016, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon released a new report  recommending special mea

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea (March 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 2, 2016, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution strongly condemning the