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China Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong accused the US on Sunday of undermining security in the South China Sea, citing the extraterritorial forces led by the United States pushing forward military deployments and operations in the region. After attending a series of senior officials’ meetings on East Asian cooperation, Sun told the reporters that China [...]

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In the first part of a two-part interview, JURIST’s Managing Editor for Long Form Content James Joseph interviews Professor David M. Crane, the Founding Chief Prosecutor of the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone and a JURIST Board of Directors Member, on solutions and next steps to stabilize the conflict in Ukraine. Professor Crane has [...]

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The Japanese prime minister’s office issued an emergency warning through its J-Alert nationwide warning system on Monday, urging residents in southern Japan to take cover indoors or in a sheltered area due to the possible threat of a North Korean ballistic missile. Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Yoshimasa Hayashi said that the missile disappeared from [...]

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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday adopted a resolution calling on states to respect and protect the United Nations and humanitarian personnel as per international law. Resolution 2730 (2024), which was proposed by Switzerland and went through a detailed discussion on Tuesday, was adopted by a 14-0 vote along with an abstention from [...]

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One of the major global issues facing many nations in both the developing or developed categories is forced migration and displacement during crises. No matter which region, continent, or nation is the focus, every state, in addition to several other political players, has its own role to play in addressing this complex problem. Situational analysis [...]

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida unveiled on Thursday an international framework for the regulation and use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) during a meeting at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. “enerative AI has the potential to be a vital tool to further enrich the world. AI will make great contributions [...]

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Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution sponsored by the US and Japan on Wednesday, which called on all nations to contribute to the peaceful use of outer space and to prevent a dangerous nuclear arms race. Furthermore, the resolution would have urged all nations “to refrain from actions contrary to that objective and to [...]

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