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"11 Years is Too Long For Darfur"--A Look Back at The Women and Genocide Symposium

You cannot ignore a problem and expect it will go away. You certainly shouldn’t ignore a problem when it means hundreds of thousands of people are being killed or left to die. 1,599 more words

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29 October 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

Korea may allow UN visit in exchange for dropping push for referral: Special U.N. human rights investigator Marzuki Darusman told reporters this week that diplomats from North Korea have granted his request to visit the country. 442 more words

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The Human Rights Situation in North Korea

The Permanent Missions of Australia, Botswana, and Panama co-organized a panel discussion on the human rights situation in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, featuring the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the DPRK (COI). 305 more words


28 October 2014 - NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

UN Inquiry leads ask for China support in N. Korea ICC referral

The United Nations team that led an investigation into war crimes committed in North Korea on Wednesday asked that China support a referral of the case to the International Criminal Court. 212 more words


Israel & the occupied #WestBank

The Occupied Territories have over 300,000 Israelis live in more than 200 settlements and settlement outposts throughout the West Bank — not including Jerusalem – all established in contravention of international law, some even in contravention of Israeli law. 393 more words


The myth of Universal Jurisdiction OR Why Donald Rumsfeld does not travel to Belgium

Contrary to the rhetoric of several human rights groups. universal jurisdiction (the idea that there are some crimes of international character so heinous that the individual responsible can be arrested and tried in any State of the world) does not exist under international law. 350 more words