Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

U.S. Releases Documents on Civilian Casualties from Counterterrorism Strikes (July 1, 2016)

Author: 
Doug Cantwell

On July 1, 2016, the U.S. government released two documents on civilian causalities resulting from U.S. counterterrorism strikes abroad.

Palestine Becomes 30th State to Ratify the ICC’s Crime of Aggression Amendments, Paving Way for Activation (June 27, 2016)

Author: 
Ashley Young

On June 27, 2016, Palestine became the thirtieth state party to the Ro

ICC Sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to Eighteen Years for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity (June 21, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 21, 2016, the International Criminal Court sentenced Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to eighteen years’ imprisonm

Former Chadian Head of State Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity by Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal (May 30, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 30, 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar, Senegal

Argentinian Court Convicts Former Dictator and Military Associates for Role in Operation Condor (May 28, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 28, 2016, an Argentinian court (

UN Security Council Condemns Islamic State Attacks in Syria (May 24, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 24, 2016, the United Nations Security Council condemned the May 23 terrorist attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the Syrian coastal cities of Jableh and Tartous.

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
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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.