February 5, 2013
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Guest Columnist Linda M. Keller of Thomas Jefferson School of Law explores the potential impacts for the International Criminal Court of new Palestinian status at the UN in part two of this two-part series ...As discussed in Part I, the General Assembly resolution granting Palestine "non- ...[read more]
January 22, 2013
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Guest Columnist Megan A. Fairlie of the Florida International University College of Law says the International Criminal Court (ICC) will ultimately delay pursuing an investigation into the effect of Palestine's non-Member Observer State status on the Court's jurisdiction... Almost ...[read more]
December 2, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
The Israeli government on Sunday unanimously rejected the recent UN General Assembly resolution upgrading Palestine's UN status to non-member observer state. In response to the UN action Israel passed its own domestic resolution that rejects the General Assembly's decision entirely and claims it ...[read more]
July 23, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 23, 2007, the UN Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status, reiterating the One-China Policy and recognizing the People's Republic of China (PRC) as the legitimate government of China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Liu Jianchao characterized ...[read more]
July 27, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Taiwanese Foreign Minister James Huang said Friday that a national referendum on Taiwan's membership in the United Nations would proceed despite opposition from China. On Monday, the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status, reiterating t... ...[read more]
July 24, 2007
by Michael Sung
The United Nations Office of Legal Affairs rejected Taiwan's fifteenth bid for member state status Monday, reiterating the One-China Policy and recognizing the People's Republic of China (PRC) as the legitimate government of China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Liu Jianchao character... ...[read more]
December 18, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
Iraqi authorities are investigating the escape from prison of a former head of the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity. Ayham al-Samaraie, a member of the 2004-2005 interim Iraqi government, was serving a two-year sentence after being convicted on corruption charges brought by Iraq's Commission on... ...[read more]
March 28, 2006
by Chris Buell
US House International Relations Committee chairman Rep. Henry Hyde indicated Monday that he would support a revised version of the UN Reform Act in an attempt to gain Senate support for the legislation. Hyde said he would work with committee member Rep. Tom Lantos on a bill that would tie US ...[read more]

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