ABOUT THE PROGRAM The NUS Center for International Law (CIL) is launching the CIL ASEAN Fellowship (ARF) program. The objective of the scholarship is to further develop the research capacities and knowledge of scholars and/or government officials from ASEAN member states by immersing them in a dynamic and supportive researchRead More →

NEW YORK, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — September 9 and 10, 2022, Voices Center for Resilience sponsors its 21st Annual Remembrance Symposium in partnership with the Leadership in Counterterrorism Alumni Association (LinCT-AA) and the International Support Network for Victims of Terrorism and Mass Violence (INVICTM). The event takes place atRead More →

According to a report published Wednesday by Amnesty International, Iran and Turkey are violating international law by banning Afghan refugees from entering their country or sending them back against their will to live in danger under the Taliban dictatorship. Following the catastrophic US military withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021,Read More →

Here students are seen outside the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland. The course allowed them to explore religion and its links to international law. This summer, Charles W. Powell and Emilia Justyna Powell taught a summer course abroad that invited students to learn about atrocities such as genocide and crimesRead More →

Ukrainian forces are violating international law and endangering civilians by establishing bases in residential areas, including schools and hospitals, Amnesty International said Thursday. The defenders’ tactics “in no way justify Russia’s indiscriminate attacks”, the rights group said in a new report, and some Russian “war crimes”, notably in the cityRead More →

Lawyers representing Archie Battersbee’s parents told Appeal Court judges that unless the withdrawal of his life-saving treatment is postponed, the court would be ‘complicit’ in a ‘flagrant breach of international law’ . Hollie Dance and Paul Battersbee filed a final petition with the United Nations (UN) Committee on the RightsRead More →

Archie Battersbee Lawyers representing Archie Battersbee’s parents told Court of Appeal judges that unless the withdrawal of his life-saving treatment is postponed, the court will be ‘complicit’ in a ‘flagrant breach of international law’ . Hollie Dance and Paul Battersbee filed a final claim with the United Nations (UN) CommitteeRead More →

Participants in the Robert H. Jackson Center’s discussion of a possible tribunal in Ukraine included, clockwise from top left, David Crane, former chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone; Ambassador Hans Correll, former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel; Ambassador Anton, Korynevych,Read More →

Captain Jamaldeen Tonzua Captain Jamaldeen Tonzua, a Ghanaian military officer and international law practitioner, urged United Nations (UN) Member States to provide resources to support the Office of the United Nations’ flagship international law capacity-building program. United Nations in Geneva.He made the call when he addressedRead More →

But so far the United States and its NATO allies have said they will not send troops. Nevertheless, many non-Ukrainians want to fight for Ukraine for various reasons, be they ideological, personal or political. To take advantage of this support, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky established the International Defense Legion ofRead More →

China has maintained its opposition to a 2016 ruling by an arbitral tribunal that rejected its sweeping claims to the South China Sea. At a press conference on Wednesday, a day after the Philippines called the decision “final” and “indisputable”, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the decision violatedRead More →

Several companies complicit in the destruction and plunder of water resources in occupied Palestine have been warned that they violate the Palestinians’ right to self-determination and international law. Al-Haq, a Palestinian NGO, called on a number of companies, including Israel’s National Water Company, Mekorot, Hagihon Company, TAHAL Group International BV,Read More →

Despite their immense importance to our well-being, humans have recklessly polluted the global ocean by dumping huge amounts of plastics and toxic substances from industrial activities. Spill pollution not only refers to the deliberate dumping of waste and toxins by ships and vessels into the ocean, but is alsoRead More →

One of the UK’s most respected diplomats has accused Boris Johnson of planning three separate breaches of international law, warning that trust in the UK abroad was being shredded. Kim Darroch, a former national security adviser and US ambassador, has attacked plans to neutralize commitments to the European Convention onRead More →

Boris Johnson’s former ethics adviser said Downing Street’s reason for his resignation was a ‘distraction’ and doubled down on claims the government wanted to break international law. After dramatically stepping down this week, Christopher Geidt said his explanation used too much “cautious language” leading to “some confusion about the preciseRead More →

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The death sentence of three foreign fighters captured by Russian troops and handed over to the authorities of a separatist region of Ukraine constitutes a serious breach of international law, which in itselfRead More →

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The death sentence of three foreign fighters captured by Russian troops and handed over to the authorities of a separatist region of Ukraine constitutes a serious breach of international law, which in itselfRead More →

While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the immediate incitement, China’s conduct in the Indo-Pacific region has prompted similar calls. It’s more than a fight between autocracies and democracies, Fareed Zakaria recently argued in the Washington Post. This moment requires a rules-based international order that has inclusive global appeal beyond WesternRead More →

If the House of Commons passes the budget implementation bill as expected this month, the Canadian government could have new powers to seize and sell sanctioned Russian assets to fund Ukraine’s reconstruction, creating a potential violation of international law. Chapter 2 of the United Nations Articles on Responsibility of StatesRead More →

A career in international law opens many doors in several areas, including trade, investment, human rights, refugee law, environmental law, and diplomatic law. Whether you want to pursue your legal vocation in a private law firm representing clients in legal disputes or pursue another legal profession in government, international development,Read More →

Cyber-commentators gave a cautious reception to a speech by UK Attorney General Suella Braverman, donated to Chatham House Think Tankin which she outlines the government’s position on the application of international law to cyberspace, in the context of cyberwarfare, espionage, and other state-sponsored intrusions. In his speech, Braverman outlinedRead More →

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said it was ‘absolutely right’ for the UK to take action on the NI protocol (Alamy) 4 minute readMay 15 The government can change the Northern Ireland Protocol without breaching international law, a senior Cabinet minister has insisted. Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said there was “room”Read More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday downplayed the prospect of sparking a trade war between the UK and EU by threatening to withdraw post-Brexit deals in Northern Ireland, despite European warnings that he risks breaching international law. Johnson said London and Brussels needed to “fix” the so-called Northern Ireland ProtocolRead More →

Reading time:6 minutes, 56 seconds New lawsuits against Russia will lead to tougher sanctions © photodeposit/[email protected] International law is often criticized for its softness, its slowness of consequences for the offender, and even its ineffectiveness. But it’s not. After February 23, 2022 Russian actions against Ukrainehas become an unprecedented violationRead More →

A few weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine, violating international and humanitarian law, the wheels of the international legal system began to turn. Three days after the invasion, Ukraine announced that it would file a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN’s highest court. A dayRead More →

Advocates of the post-Brexit trade deal in Brussels, Dublin and Washington DC have warned that any major changes the UK tries to introduce to the protocol would be a breach of international law. But last night’s sources pointed to an unpublished response to the matter from Northern Ireland Secretary BrandonRead More →

As the loss of life continues in Ukraine, one wonders whether the rules governing international armed conflict have become a mere camouflage of the interests of nations. As has been observed in the last 20 years of the 21st century, international law is ignored, on relatively rare but headline-grabbing occasions,Read More →

A minister has denied that the UK canceling parts of its post-Brexit trade deal with Northern Ireland would breach international law – as the government seeks sweeping powers to tear it up. According to the bill, ministers would have the unilateral power to deactivate key elements of the Northern IrelandRead More →

The bulldozer of MP homes was to impose collective punishment on suspected rioters The bulldozer of MP homes was to impose collective punishment on suspected rioters Communal clashes erupted during Ram Navami processions in several parts of the country, including Khargone in Madhya Pradesh. Subsequently, the Madhya Pradesh government bulldozedRead More →

Much has been said and written about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing war it spawned. Lately, some Kremlin sympathizers have even made the specious argument that Russia was “provoked” to launch an invasion of its neighbour. They said, “If only the West hadn’t encouraged Ukraine to become soRead More →

Russia flouted human rights and violated international humanitarian law during its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, according to a report released Wednesday by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Driving the news: “Taken as a whole, the report documents the catalog of inhumanity perpetrated by Russian forces in Ukraine,”Read More →

Philippa Webb, Visiting Professor and Distinguished Fellow of the Notre Dame London Law Program, recently received the International Law Publishing First Prize for her 2021 book on the right to a fair trial. The American Society of International Law rewarded his book, The right to a fair trial in internationalRead More →

There have been reports of Kremlin soldiers fighting in civilian clothes and hiding in civilian buildings such as apartment complexes, farms and energy facilities. It would take place in the regions of Zaporizhzhia and Kherson in the south and south-east of Ukraine. Russian troops have also been accused of usingRead More →