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Nevsun Resources Ltd. V. Araya Requires Rethinking Alternate Frameworks for Accountability of TNC's
The recent judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada in Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, allowed for a claim to be filed against a Canadian company for human rights violations and breaches of customary international law (CIL) abroad. The legal developme (More)
Trump adds restrictions to more countries, bringing travel ban total to thirteen
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced yesterday that President Trump had signed a proclamation adding travel restrictions to six more countries, effectively barring potential immigrants from these six countries from entering the United (More)
International Religious Freedom Summit Fails to Mask Trump’s Scorn for Human Rights
From degrading disabled people, women, LGBT individuals, and other minorities to the forsaking of the United Nation Human Rights Council, and from separating migrant families to the coddling of authoritarians and racists, this presidency consistently (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 7 April 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: David Kaye , the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression urged Spain on Friday not to press rebellion charges against Cataloni (More)
Israel PM cancels refugee relocation agreement
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he is cancelling Monday's relocation agreement with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).The agreement followed harsh criticism Israel received after the government approved a plan that would requi (More)
Israel and UN Refugee Agency reach agreement on African asylum seekers
The Israeli government reached a common understanding Monday with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to remove half of the African asylum seekers to Western countries. The UNHCR will facilitate the departure of 16,250 migrants from Israel to various We (More)
UN rights body calls on AU to respond to Eritrea violations
The UN Human Rights Council called on the African Union (AU) Friday to respond to a report that detailed gross human rights violations in Eritrea. The report found that systemic and widespread gross violations in the detention facilities and mili (More)
UN report: Eritrea committing crimes against humanity
Crimes against humanity , including enslavement, imprisonment, torture, rape and murder have been widespread in Eritrea, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea said in a report Wednesday. The commission has been collecting testimon (More)
The EU's Common Immigration & Asylum Policy—Drowning Along with the Refugees?
JURIST Guest Columnist Larry Eaker, former Professor at the American University of Paris, discusses the European Union's Immigration and Asylum Policy ... "The challenge to the European project today is existential. The refugee crisis has brought tha (More)
The Right Not To Be Mutilated: Intersex People and The Quest For Justice
JURIST Guest Columnist Arvind Narrain of ARC International discusses the issues with assigning a gender to intersex born children... International recognition of sexual and gender diversity has grown from the protection of sexual orientation (Toonen (More)
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