Weekly News Recap (1-7 August 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION CJEU: Overloaded Migrant Rescue Ships Cannot be Impounded by the National Maritime Authorities Ukraine: Three Britons to Stand Trial in a Russian Proxy Court in Eastern Ukraine USA: Independence Day Parade Suspect Pleaded Guilty Russia: US Basketball Player Brittney Griner SentencedContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (1-7 August 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (20-26 June 2022)

© Photo by Expert Infantry via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION The Philippines: The Prosecutor of the ICC Seeks to Resume Investigation in the Philippines CAR: Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC Partners with National Authorities and International Experts to Conduct Investigations in CAR The Gambia: Justice Minister Considers Setting Up of a New Hybrid-CourtContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (20-26 June 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (6-12 June 2022)

© Photo by Sudan Envoy via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: American Woman Pleaded Guilty for Leading and Organizing Military Training of Young Women for ISIS Russia: Two Bills Ending ECtHR Jurisdiction Over Russia Passed by the Parliament The Netherlands: Ethiopian-Dutch Man Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Committing War Crimes in the 1970s Ukraine: EightContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (6-12 June 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (30 May-5 June 2022)

© Photo by EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid in Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Ireland: Verdict in the Trial of a Former Irish Soldier for Membership in the Islamic State UAE: Dissidents Imprisoned Under the ‘UAE-94’ Case Remain Behind Bars Even After Completing their Prison Sentences Chad: Authorities Called Upon to Release Civil Society MembersContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (30 May-5 June 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (23-29 May 2022)

© Photo by Manhhai via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Palestine: The Foreign Minister Asked the ICC to Investigate the Death of Shireen Abu Akleh Europe: Eurojust Report Shows that National Prosecution of International Crimes has Increased ICC: High-Level Conference on Complementarity Was Held Between the ICC and Senegalese Authorities The Netherlands: Syrian Regime Militia MemberContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (23-29 May 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (16-22 May 2022)

© Photo by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Prosecutor Announces Deployment of Forensics and Investigative Teams to Ukraine IRMCT: Prosecutor Confirms Death of Fugitive Phénéas Munyarugarama France: Charges for Crimes Against Humanity Against Lafarge for Payoffs to ISIL and Other Armed Groups Colombia: The JEP Begins Process to Sanction MilitaryContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (16-22 May 2022)”

Examining the Russian Attack Against Ukraine Through the Lens of International Law

The Russian assault against Ukraine is not only a manifest violation of the prohibition on the use of force, a cornerstone of the international legal order set up in the aftermath of World War II, but also a flagrant crime against peace that facilitates the commission of other international crimes, such as the perpetration of war crimes.

Weekly News Recap (7-13 February 2022)

© Photo by andresAzp via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IRMCT: Acquitted and Released ICTR Accused Transferred Back to Arusha Venezuela: Two Officers Sentenced to 30 Years Over In-Custody Death ICC: Trial Chamber Hears The Opening Statements by the Legal Representative of Victims in Timbuktu Case ECtHR: Interim Measures in the Case of Polish Supreme CourtContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 February 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (31 January-6 February 2022)

© Photo by United Nations Photo via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Bosnia: Veljko Papic’s Forced Labour Conviction Overturned Norway: Anders Breivik’s Parole Request Rejected by the Court ECtHR: Time Limit for Individual Applications Reduced to 4 Months from the Date of the Final Decision Israel: Army Takes Actions Against Officers Responsible for the Death ofContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (31 January-6 February 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (18-24 October 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION PCA: A Hearing Regarding the Detention of Ukrainian Naval Vessels Concluded ICJ: Conclusion of Public Hearing on Provisional Measures in Azerbaijan v. Armenia EC: Annual Report on EU Aspirant Countries’ Progress Towards Membership Criticises Serbia for Non-Compliance with IRMCT ECtHR: Turkey Held Liable for Violation of Freedom of Expression USA: Afghan NationalContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (18-24 October 2021)”