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IJHRL 2010-2011 Now Available!

The 2010-2011 issue of IJHRL is now available online. The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal designed to address international human rights issues more broadly. The IJHRL has been ranked among the top international law journals on ExpressO rankings. The journal explores political, philosophical, and legal questions related to

International Court Expects Libyan Prosecution

CAIRO — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Thursday he is “100 percent” certain that his investigation into attacks on Libyan protesters will lead to crimes against humanity charges against the regime of Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi. Gadhafi’s crackdown on anti-regime protests that broke out last month has been the most violent against any of

CASIN Elects New Board Chair

The CASIN Board of Directors elected Sarah Repucci as the new Board Chair. Sarah has been involved with CASIN since 2010. She holds an MA from New York University and a B.A. from Williams College. Elected every six months, the Board Chair is responsible for leading monthly meetings and determining the overall direction of the

CASIN receives ECOSOC Accredidation Status, one of six!

Keep your eyes out for increased delegation opportunities! PRESS RELEASE: Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Recommends Six Entities for Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Consideration of 25 Applications Divergent Views Emerge as Members Discuss Permissible Level of Participation of Observers in Reviewing Applications The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended six entities for consultative

Book Review, Time for the United States to Cooperate with the ICC

H-HUMAN RIGHTS Review Lee Feinstein and Tod Lindberg argue that the United States should move to a policy of cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a means of reaching the established U.S. goal of seeing gross violators of human rights and perpetrators of mass atrocities held accountable for their actions. U.S. cooperation also

Civil Society Statement on Kenya and the International Criminal Court

On December 15, 2010, International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo requested summonses to appear against six Kenyan citizens for crimes against humanity alleged to have been committed during the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007-08. The request is currently under consideration by a pre-trial chamber of the ICC; no summonses have been issued to

NEW SUSPECT IN CUSTODY AT THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Coalition for the ICC MEDIA ADVISORY 25 January 2011 Rwandan Leader Callixte Mbarushimana Transferred to The Hague for Alleged Crimes in the Kivu Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo WHAT: On 25 January 2011, Callixte Mbarushimana was transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague (Netherlands) for alleged war crimes and

Call for Papers, Eyes on the ICC

Call for Papers 2011-2012: Eyes on the ICC is the first peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal dedicated exclusively to the work of the International Criminal Court and international criminal law. The journal, published annually by the Council for American Students in International Negotiations, invites quality submissions for its seventh volume from practitioners, scholars, jurists, and professionals in

For International Criminal Court, Frustration and Missteps in Its First Trial

For International Criminal Court, Frustration and Missteps in Its First Trial By MARLISE SIMONS THE HAGUE — The International Criminal Court has all the trappings of a weighty institution: 18 judges, a large corps of prosecutors, a multimillion-dollar budget and its own prison cells. But the court is facing mounting criticism over the handling of

Now Accepting Applications- CASIN DELEGATIONS

Calling All Student Delegates: CASIN is Now Accepting Applications to Attend the 9th Session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court! Where: United Nations Headquarters New York, NY When: December 6th 2010- December 10th 2010 The Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN) strives to deepen the commitment of American