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Gaza War Crimes Commission to Be Formed (July 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 23, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution after concluding ...

Topic: Human rights; War crimes
Jurisdiction: U.N. Human Rights Council

Agreement Concluded on Movement and Settlement of Nationals (June 09, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On June 3, 2014, the Republic of the Congo (often called Congo-Brazzaville for its capital) and ...

Topic: Human rights; International affairs; Refugees; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Jurisdiction: Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

2013 Human Rights White Paper Issued (June 02, 2014) by Laney Zhang

On May 26, 2014, the Information Office of China's State Council issued the 2013 white paper ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: China

Data Retention Directive Held Invalid (May 21, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On April 8, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) issued a much-anticipated ...

Topic: Human rights; Information technology; Judiciary; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Decision Upholds Right to Have Personal Data Erased (May 21, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On May 13, 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its ...

Topic: Human rights; Right of privacy; Telecommunications; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Court of Justice of the European Union

Human Rights Council to Investigate Alleged War Crimes Committed During Civil War (April 04, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 27, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to start an investigation into ...

Topic: Human rights; International organizations; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka; United Nations

Ukraine Files an Inter-State Application Against Russia (March 28, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 14, 2014, following the intervention of Russia in Crimea, Ukraine filed an inter-state application ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; Russia; Ukraine

Ukraine Files an Inter-State Application Against Russia (March 20, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 14, 2014, following the intervention of Russia in Crimea and the ensuing crisis, Ukraine ...

Topic: Human rights; International organizations; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; Russia; Ukraine

Rejection of Bill Capping NGO Foreign Funding and Giving Spy Agency Broadened Surveillance Powers (December 12, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 4, 2013, Kenya's parliament rejected the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2013, which, if ...

Topic: Human rights; Intelligence activities; National security; Nongovernmental organizations
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Provincial Assembly Revises Law on "Jungle Justice" (November 26, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On November 20, 2013, the legislative assembly in Sud-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the ...

Topic: Human rights; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Draft Legislation on Civil Partnerships for Same-Sex Couples (November 05, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 19, 2013, that the Thai government plans to introduce landmark legislation ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Ruling Limits Old Law (September 18, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 6, 2013, the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Guyana, Ian Chang, ...

Topic: Constitution; Discrimination; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Guyana

Berne Convention Ratified (September 03, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On August 22, 2013, Mozambique ratified the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic ...

Topic: Human rights; Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: Mozambique

Parliament Passes Legislation to Strike the Word "Race" from All French Laws (August 06, 2013) by Edith Palmer

On May 16, 2013, the French legislature passed a draft law to strike the word "race" ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: France

Signing of Protocol to European Convention on Human Rights (July 15, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 25, 2013, Norway signed Protocol 15 Amending the Convention for the Protection of Human ...

Topic: Human rights; International law
Jurisdiction: Council of Europe; Norway

Law on Mass Organizations (July 11, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On July 2, 2013, the Indonesian House of Representatives passed long-debated draft legislation on civic organizations ...

Topic: Associations; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Domestic Worker Legislation Under Consideration (June 03, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 28, 2013, Lita Anggraini, the coordinator of the Indonesian National Network for Domestic Workers ...

Topic: Labor; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

U.N. Recommendations for Universal Voting Rights and Human Rights Monitoring in Response to First Human Rights Report (April 10, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 27, 2013, the Human Rights Committee (the Committee) of the United Nations, based in ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Macau

East German Stasi Harassment of Emigres Revealed in Files (March 26, 2013) by Edith Palmer

More than 20 years after the fall of the Berlin wall, the wrongdoings of the Staatssicherheitsdienst, ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Germany

Decision Issued in Rendition Case (March 04, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On December 13, 2012, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights

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Last updated: July 30, 2014