An EU plan to resettle 120,000 Syrian refugees is a good start but does not adequately address the problems asylum-seekers face in EU member states, including individual member states' actions that may violate international and EU law on refugees and human rights.
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| Posted by Madison L. Beveridge on Tue. October 20, 2015 12:44 PM
Categories: European Union, Greece, Hungary, International Human Rights, Islamic State, Italy, Refugees/Asylum, Reports (longer, analytical blog posts), Syria
The ICC case, which follows the destruction of religious and cultural monuments in Mali, is in one sense the first of its kind.
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| Posted by Kathryn J. Hesman on Tue. October 13, 2015 2:01 PM
Categories: Africa, Insurgency, International Criminal Court, Iraq, Islamic State, Syria, Terrorism, UNESCO, United Nations
On October 5, 2013, US Navy SEALS entered Somalia to capture Kenyan national Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, whose al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly
attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Considering that U.S. embassy operations are suspended in Somalia, and the United States is not engaged in a direct military
conflict with Somalia, was the raid legal?
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| Posted by Max P. Biedermann on Wed. February 12, 2014 8:00 AM
Categories: Africa, African Union, AUMF, Customary International Law, Kenya, Somalia, Syria, Terrorism