Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

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

International Criminal Court Begins First Trial for Destruction of Cultural Property (March 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 2, 2016, the International Criminal Court opened its first war crimes trial for the destruction of cultural property.

Prohibiting Collective Expulsion of Aliens at the European Court of Human Rights

Over the past few months, the mass movement of Syrian migrants into and across Europe has transfixed the international community. Though international law governs the decisions as to whether these Syrians are eligible for protection against refoulement (return to torture or persecution), the texts of the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the UN Convention Against Torture have nothing to say about the process through which these protection determinations happen.

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20
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1
Author: 
Jaya Ramji-Nogales
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United Nations Security Council Adopts Peace Resolution for Syria (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution focused on a politic

ICTY Appeals Chamber Orders Retrial of Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović (December 15, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 15, 2015, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Appeal’s Chamber