The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Friday filed a declaration of intervention in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Ukraine v. Russian Federation. Human rights experts in Ukraine and across the world have accused Russia of genocide during its invasion of Ukraine. Until today, the UK has declined to [...]

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Amnesty International Thursday released a report which accused Ukraine of basing troops in residential areas, prompting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to say that the report “tries to shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim.” The report quoted Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, as saying “We have documented a pattern of Ukrainian forces putting [...]

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James Ekin is a JURIST UK Staff Correspondent. The contenders for the leadership of the UK Conservative (“Tory”) Party are now down to two. MPs have selected Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak from the initial list of eight candidates, despite polls previously suggesting that neither the Foreign Secretary nor the ex-Chancellor is the favourite of [...]

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