Weekly News Recap (26 July-1 August 2021)

International Justice Section Israel & Palestine: Human Rights Watch Demands ICC Investigation Into Apparent  War Crimes in Gaza Sweden: Authorities Indict an Iranian National for Inflicting War Crimes ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Freedom of Expression Disproportionately Interfered with in Portugal ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to a Fair Hearing Violated in The Netherlands ECtHR: Applicants’ Right toContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (26 July-1 August 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (19-25 July 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IACHR: Precautionary Measures in Favor of Social and Youth Leader Yiner Hernán Quiguantar Cortés in Colombia ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Private and Family Life Violated in Austria ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Rreedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion Upheld in Armenia ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Freedom of Speech and Assembly Violated in RussiaContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (19-25 July 2021)”

Aftermath of an Economic Crisis: The Rise of Instability in Lebanon

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely constrained Lebanon and its people who were already dealing with the aftershocks of the economic collapse and the consequent countrywide protests.

Weekly News Recap (12-18 July 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: Court Found Syria, Iran, and Three Iranian Banks Responsible for Sponsoring Terrorism UK: Lawsuit Brought by 40 000 Nigerians Against Shell Over Oil Spill ECtHR: Turkey’s Emergency Expropriation Proceedings Against Owners of Land Submerged by Water from the Pembelik Hydroelectric Dam Held in Violation ECtHR: Bulgarian Measures on the Forfeiture ofContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (12-18 July 2021)”

Is Japan Setting a Devastating Precedent: Fukushima Water Discharge Plan and Gross Violation of Human Rights and International Laws

Japan has sparked a global debate with its recent announcement that it will begin releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Weekly News Recap (5-11 July 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Kosovo: Pristina Basic Court Convicted Former Policeman for Rape and Participation of Expulsion of Ethnic Albanians During the Kosovo War ECtHR: Russian Court Violated Rights by Stripping Parent of Contact Rights Due to Gender Reassignment Colombia: Special Jurisdiction for Peace Charged Ten Military Personnel and One Civilian with War Crimes and CrimesContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (5-11 July 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (28 June-4 July 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IACHR: Precautionary Measures in Favor of Beneficiaries in Nicaragua ECtHR: Applicants’ Right to Procedural Safeguards Against Arbitrary Interference with Rights under Art. 10 Upheld in Russia ECtHR:  Applicants’ Deprivation of Liberty in Detention Deemed Unlawful in Cyprus ECtHR: Applicants’ Right to a Belief/Spiritual Practice Unlawfully Interfered with in Moldova ECtHR: Applicants’ RightsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (28 June-4 July 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (21-27 June 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Effective Investigation into Alleged Sexual Abuse Violated in Estonia ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Private Life Unlawfully and Disproportionately Interfered with in the United Kingdom IACHR: IACtHR Requested to Adopt Provisional Measures to Protect People Seeking to Participate in November Elections in Nicaragua ECtHR: Applicant’s Right to Not beContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (21-27 June 2021)”