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July 6, 2019

Scrutinizing the International Weapons Trade

Par: James Hendry On June 20, 2019, in Campaign Against Arms Trade, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for International Trade (CAAT) the Court of Appeal for England and Wales held that the UK government unlawfully granted export licenses for military equipment sold to Saudi Arabia for possible use in the...

June 22, 2019

The Evolution of Forced Displacement in International Criminal Law

Par: Rebecca Dickey This article examines how the evolution of jurisprudence can affect the role international criminal law plays in ensuring human rights protection for forcibly displaced persons. It argues that the increasing number of forcibly displaced persons worldwide requires a stronger effort towards international attention to the crime of forced displacement. The article first...

June 17, 2019

Cameroon’s Unfolding Catastrophe: Contextualizing the Crisis

Par1The article draws extensively on previously published material, notably, Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa and Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, “Cameroon’s Unfolding Catastrophe: Evidence of Human Rights Violations and Crimes against Humanity in the Anglophone Regions of ...continue: Pearl Eliadis6Pearl Eliadis is a human rights lawyer based in Montréal and serves...

June 8, 2019

The MMIWG Final Report and Genocide

Par: Joseph Rikhof On June 3, 2019, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMWIG) issued its final report (see here). The report is a monumental and impressive tour de force setting out in detail how historically Canadian governments have treated indigenous people with contempt and have used racist and discriminatory...

June 1, 2019

No Investigation in Afghanistan

Par: James Hendry On April 12, 2019, Pre-Trial Chambers II released its decision denying the request of the Prosecutor for authorization to investigate the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (here).  The decision of the Chambers is interesting not only because it carefully sets out the criteria for authorization of an investigation, but also...

May 23, 2019

No Head of State Immunity for Al Bashir in Jordan

Par: James Hendry On May 6, 2019, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) held that Jordan failed to comply with the Rome Statute when it did not arrest Al Bashir, the former Head of State of Sudan, when he was attending the Summit of the Arab League in Amman, Jordan in March,...

May 15, 2019

THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL CRIMES

Par: Joseph Rikhof Recently, this journal discussed the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with respect to the international crime of genocide (Regime Change May Allow Prosecution of a Former Oppressive Regime’s Enforcers for Genocide). This article will discuss seven other decisions, which address various aspects of other international crimes, namely torture,...