Blog Posts: Independence movements

ICC launches first-ever prosecution of former child soldier

Dominic Ongwen was kidnapped at age ten and turned into a child soldier. His prosecution for war crimes is a first for the ICC.
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No Comments | Posted by Samantha L. Heggum on Tue. November 17, 2015 7:15 PM
Categories: Africa, Independence movements, International Criminal Court, International Human Rights, Law of War, Uganda

Catalonia's independence movement creates uncertainty in E.U.

It seems likely -- but isn't fully certain -- that an independent Catalonia would remain in the European Union. Although several secession movements have gathered momentum in recent years, the EU still has not developed an effective policy for dealing with an actual secession.

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2 Comments | Posted by Keturah T. Reed on Thu. October 29, 2015 11:04 AM
Categories: European Union, Independence movements, Spain

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