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London firm requests arrest of UAE officials in connection with Yemen war crimes
London-based law firm Stoke White submitted evidence to the US, the UK and Turkey on Wednesday requesting the arrest of Mohammed Dahlan. Dahlan is "the key advisor to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan" of the United Arab Emirates, according t (More)
Dutch Court rejects civil case against former Israeli general Benny Gantz
A Dutch district court on Wednesday threw out a civil case against former Israeli Armed Forces chief Benny Gantz citing a lack of jurisdiction. The case was brought by Ismail Ziada, a Dutch Palestinian, who alleges that Gantz is responsible for an ai (More)
Aung San Suu Kyi named in criminal complaint of genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya
Human rights groups filed a criminal lawsuit in Argentina on Wednesday, alleging that the government and military of Myanmar, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, have committed crimes against humanity and genocide against the ethnic Rohingya (More)
German prosecutors charge Syrian officials with crimes against humanity
German federal public prosecutors charged two suspected former Syrian intelligence officers with "more than 4000 alleged cases of torture" in the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz in October. The case, which is anticipated to start in 2020, will be th (More)
From Chaos to Cosmopolis: America's World Law Imperative
US President Donald Trump's expanding crises with both North Korea and Iran, and his apparent willingness to withdraw from a second US-Russia nuclear arms control treaty, are just some currently prominent examples of a longer standing problem with wo (More)
Rome court sentences 24 South Americans to life for involvement in Operation Condor
An appeals court in Rome sentenced 24 people to life in prison on Monday, including senior officials in Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina's military dictatorships. The officials were found to have been involved in the US-bac (More)
Targeting Jihadist Terrorists: Identifying Pertinent Legal Guidelines
Targeted killing campaigns are still accelerating under the Trump administration, with fewer constraints and even less transparency. More precisely, it seems that the Obama-era Presidential Policy Guidance has been relaxed in two very meaningful ways (More)
Amnesty: Venezuela abuses may amount to crimes against humanity
Amnesty International said on Tuesday in a new report that abuses by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's regime, including extrajudicial executions and arbitrary detentions, may constitute crimes against humanity. The report indicates that from (More)
Unexplored Connections: The Crimes of Saddam Hussein and Israeli-Palestinian Relations
Nullum crimen sine poena,  "No crime without a punishment." - Nuremberg Tribunal, Final Judgment, 1946 Whether formally codified or merely personal, memory must always lie at the heart of justice. Today, however, almost no one remembers the myriad (More)
Chile court rejects war crimes suit against Israel justices
A court in Chile on Saturday rejected a war crimes lawsuit filed against three justices on the Israeli Supreme Court who authorized the construction of a security wall for the Israeli settlements in the West bank. The lawsuit was filed in Chile und (More)
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