Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Military http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Court of Justice of the European Union: Conscientious Objectors May Claim Asylum in the EU http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404204_text Asylum; Military service - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404204_text Global Legal Monitor: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Militia Leader Sentenced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404197_text Crime and law enforcement; Military justice; War crimes - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404197_text Global Legal Monitor: European Court of Human Rights; France: Prohibition of Unionization of Military Personnel Condemned http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404173_text Human rights; International organizations; Labor-management relations; Military service - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014),... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404173_text Global Legal Monitor: Spain: Criminal Sanctions for Foreign Fighters and Anti-Terrorism Measures Under Consideration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404162_text Crime and law enforcement; Military assistance; Terrorism - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014), The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime of terrorism to participate and fight in armed conflicts abroad on behalf of groups considered to be illegal militias. (Miguel... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404162_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Cabinet Adoption of Constitutional Interpretation Allowing Japan to Engage in Collective Self Defense http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404087_text Constitution; Military law; National security - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014), The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime of terrorism to participate and fight in armed conflicts abroad on behalf of groups considered to be illegal militias. (Miguel Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) to take action in support of an ally that has come under enemy attack (collective self-defense). The resolution changed the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404087_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Amendment Law Imposes Military Draft and National Service Obligations on Yeshiva Students http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403917_text Military service; National and community service - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014), The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime of terrorism to participate and fight in armed conflicts abroad on behalf of groups considered to be illegal militias. (Miguel Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) to take action in support of an ally that has come under enemy attack (collective self-defense). The resolution changed the On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) approved an amendment to the Defense Service Law (Consolidated Version), 5746-1986 [hereinafter the DS Law]. (DS Law, 40 LAWS OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL [LSI] 112 (5746-1985/86), as... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403917_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia; Netherlands: Defense Cooperation Agreement Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403858_text Education; International affairs; Military assistance - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014), The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime of terrorism to participate and fight in armed conflicts abroad on behalf of groups considered to be illegal militias. (Miguel Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) to take action in support of an ally that has come under enemy attack (collective self-defense). The resolution changed the On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) approved an amendment to the Defense Service Law (Consolidated Version), 5746-1986 [hereinafter the DS Law]. (DS Law, 40 LAWS OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL [LSI] 112 (5746-1985/86), as On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403858_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: State Will Stop Funding for Yeshiva Students Who Are Not Being Drafted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403856_text Education; Military service - On November 11, 2014, Eleanor Sharpton, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union, issued an opinion in Case C-472/13, on the question of whether conscientious objectors are eligible to seek On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a sentence of ten years of imprisonment to Jerandocirc;me Kakwavu, an army general who had been a rebel leader. The court In two related decisions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found that France's prohibition on military unionization violates the European Convention of Human Rights. (Matelly v. France, Eur. Ct. H.R. (Oct. 2, 2014), The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime of terrorism to participate and fight in armed conflicts abroad on behalf of groups considered to be illegal militias. (Miguel Japan's Cabinet adopted a resolution on July 1, 2014, that allows Japanese Self Defense Forces (SDF) to take action in support of an ally that has come under enemy attack (collective self-defense). The resolution changed the On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) approved an amendment to the Defense Service Law (Consolidated Version), 5746-1986 [hereinafter the DS Law]. (DS Law, 40 LAWS OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL [LSI] 112 (5746-1985/86), as On February 4, 2014, Indonesia and the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in defense matters. The agreement was signed in Den Haag, the Netherlands, by Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and Dutch On February 4, 2014, Israel's High Court of Justice, in an extended bench decision of eight to one, issued an interim injunction prohibiting the state from transferring financial stipends to haredi (Jewish ultra-orthodox) yeshiva students born... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403856_text