Weekly News Recap (13-19 September 2021)

INternational Justice Section ICC: Appeals Chamber Confirms The Pre-Trial Chamber’s Decision On The Approach To Admit Victims To Participate In The Proceedings ECtHR: Failure To Protect Domestic Abuse Victim From Cyberviolence In Volodina v. Russia ECtHR: Pre-Trial Detention Of Mayor Of Siirt, Turkey On Account Of His Activities And Statements KSC: First Trial Of SalihContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (13-19 September 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (6-12 September 2021)

International Justice Section France: Lafarge Loses Ruling In Syria Crime Against Humanity Case UNITAD: New Special Adviser Appointed Kosovo: Activists Disrupt War Crimes Court Claiming It Tries to ‘Change History’ EU: Daily Fines For Poland Over Its Controversial Judiciary Reforms Proposed IACHR: Calls For Respect For Judicial Guarantees And Independence In El Salvador France: AccusedContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (6-12 September 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (9-15 August 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION Sweden: War Crimes Trial Against Iranian National Commences ICJ: Professor Hilary Charlesworth Nominated For Election As A Judge Nigeria: Shell Agrees To Pay £95 Million Over Oil Spills Sudan: Foreign Minister Announces Sudan Will Hand Over Omar Al-Bashir And Other Officials To The ICC ICC: Venezuela Is “Unwilling” To Investigate Crimes AgainstContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (9-15 August 2021)”

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 (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)”

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 (7-13 June 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION USA: The Supreme Court Denied Permanent Residency to Non-Citizen Granted Temporary Protected Status South Korea: Rulings on Wartime Cases IRMCT: The Appeals Chamber Rejected Mladić Genocide Appeal Ghana: The Court Denied Bail to 21 LGBTQ Rights Activists ECtHR: The Court Rules Bulgaria to Compensate for Inhuman and Degrading Treatment of Two NationalsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (7-13 June 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (31 May-6 June 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION India: Twitter Asked to Comply with New Information Technology Rules ACtHPR: New President and Vice-President Elected ECtHR: LGBT Groups’ Right to Peaceful Assembly Violated in Romania IACHR: Case on Mexico Referred to the IACtHR ECtHR: Applicants’ Appeal for Release from Compulsory Confinement Declared Invalid STL: Commencement of the Ayyash Trial Cancelled DueContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (31 May-6 June 2021)”

Weekly News Recap (17-23 May 2021)

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE SECTION IACHR: Precautionary Measures in Favor of Relatives of Human Rights Defenders in Nicaragua Expanded USA: Court Refused a Community Caretaking Exception to the Fourth Amendment Requirements ECtHR: Sports Sanctions against the Turkish Football Federation ECtHR: Pre-trial Detention of Two Journalists Who Published Emails from a Turkish Minister ECtHR: Violation of Company’s RightsContinue reading “Weekly News Recap (17-23 May 2021)”