Weekly News Recap (7-13 November 2022)

© Photo by Julien Harneis via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION UN: Independent Commission of Inquiry Commenced Public Hearings to Investigate Allegation of Israelis and Palestinian Authorities On 7 November 2022, the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry commenced the public hearings in Geneva on the alleged humanContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 November 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (26 September-2 October 2022)

© Photo by UNDP Ukraine via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION ICC: Mahamat Said Abdel Kani’s Trial Commenced before the Trial Chamber VI On 26 September 2022, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kani, the trial commenced before the Trial Chamber VI of theContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (26 September-2 October 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (19-25 September 2022)

© Photo by Garry Knight via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Ethiopia: UN Investigators Warn of Atrocity Crimes in the Country On 19 September 2022, investigators of the UN Human Rights Council in Ethiopia reported that they believed the government to be involved in ongoing crimes, which mayContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (19-25 September 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (5-11 September 2022)

© Photo by United Nations Photo via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY SECTION INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Germany: Court Sentences Islamic State Member to 10 Years in Prison On 7 September 2022, a Court in Duesseldorf delivered a 10-year imprisonment decision against an Islamic State member for war crimes including murder committed inContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (5-11 September 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (25-31 July 2022)

© Photo by Oxfam International via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Colombia: Special Jurisdiction for Peace Charges 19 Army Officials for 300 Murders Nepal: Amended Transitional Justice Bill Falls Short of Protecting Victims’ Rights Russia: Russian Investigator Says 92 Ukrainians Will Face Charges for Alleged War Crimes ICC: The Pre-Trial Chamber I Orders the Prosecutor toContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (25-31 July 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (18–24 July 2022)

© Photo by Felton Davis via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: Parkland High School Shooter’s Death Penalty Trial Begins USA: Judge Restricts Enforcement of Abortion Ban in West Virginia Turkey: President’s Move to Pull Out of a European Treaty Protecting Women from Violence Backed by the Top Court Iran: Jafar Panahi Sentenced to Six YearsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (18–24 July 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (11-17 July 2022)

© Photo by UNICEF Ethiopia via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Romania: The Start of the Investigation into Crimes Committed in Ukraine UK: Report by the BBC Reveals that the UK Special Forces in Afghanistan Unlawfully Killed Detainees France: Former Rwandan Prefect is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison by French Court Ukraine: Forty-five States SupportContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (11-17 July 2022)”

Weekly News Recap (4-10 July 2022)

© Photo by UN Women via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: Arbitrarily Detained and Abused Men in the Aftermath of 9/11 Attack Granted $98,000 Settlement Amount Argentina: 19 Former Military Officers Sentenced to Prison for Crimes Against Humanity ECtHR: Greek Authorities Held Responsible for Violation of Convention in the Migrant Boat Sinking Case USA: AppealContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (4-10 July 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 (18-24 April 2022)

© Photo by UN Ukraine via Flickr INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Pakistan: Six Convicts Sentenced to Death for Killing a Sri Lankan National Accused of Committing Blasphemy Egypt: Social Media Influencer’s 10-Year Human Trafficking Sentence Reduced Argentina: Napalpí Massacre Trial Opened After 98 Years of the Incidence CAR: First SCC Trial Opened Against Alleged War CrimesContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (18-24 April 2022)”