© Photo by USArmy via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Italy: Most Wanted Mafia Boss Matteo Messina Denaro Arrested On 16 January 2023, Matteo Messina Denaro was arrested by the Italian authorities after being on a run for 30 years. According to the prosecutors, he is a bossContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (16-22 January 2023)”
© Photo by World Meteorological Organization via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: State Court Confirms Verdict for Ex-Policeman’s Involvement in the Killings of Civilians On 10 January 2023, the Bosnian state court upheld the verdict of Dusan Culibrk, to 20 years in prison for his involvement inContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (9-15 January 2023)”
The gas shortage in the EU presents a unique opportunity for Algeria to expand its presence and consolidate its position as the most reliable gas supplier, taking advantage of its geographical proximity to Europe.
COP27 has raised important points, unprecedented to previous COP meetings, however, weak language in the Sharm El-Sheikh Implementation Plan demonstrates a number of short-comings in combating climate change.
© Photo by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Iran: Two French Citizens Arrested on Espionage Charges On 3 January 2023, two French nationals were arrested on the charges of spying. The Iranian judiciary has filed an indictment for the offence of espionage against the twoContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (2-8 January 2023)”
Our Central Asia Programme team distils 10 key issues that may shape Central Asia in 2023
The Alliance has constantly demanded to know what a triggering cyber-attack would consist of but since the conflict in Ukraine, this demand has only grown further.
After decades of global criticism and outcry about the U.S. Department of Defence’s lack of strategy on civilian harm and casualty mitigation and accountability, the Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Action Plan has the potential to revolutionise DoD’s behaviour toward civilian harm in and after conflict.
© Photo by Yuki Iwamura via Getty Images INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Iran: Public Execution Carried Out Against Second Protester with Fear of More On 12 December 2022, Iran publicly executed a second man, who was arrested during the country’s ongoing protests. The judiciary announced that Majidreza Rahnavard,Continue reading “Weekly News Recap (12-18 December 2022)”
Since the war in Ukraine began in February, Central Asia and the Caucasus have become attractive destinations for Russians.