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Losing an Enemy – Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy

“Losing an Enemy is a riveting account of the diplomacy behind Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, an issue that will continue to be at the forefront of American foreign policy as we enter the Trump era.” —Francis Fukuyama

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Reporters face 70 years in prison over anti-Trump march

Source: Aljazeera Newsby: Patrick Strickland@P_Strickland Reporters face 70 years in prison over anti-Trump march Two journalists are among more than 200 people facing felony charges after mass arrests at Inauguration Day rally. Even when heavily armed […]

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Kurdish and French reporters killed in Mosul explosion

Tuesday 20 June 2017

World Day for Refugees’ Rights. EU, USA & Australia : first countries of reception for refugees ? FIDH video clip

SOURCE: FIDH  On the occasion of the World Day for Refugees’ Rights (June 20, 2017), FIDH launches a video clip (2’12) that features the chaotic journey of a Syrian refugee family between Turkey and the […]

Tuesday 20 June 2017


HRRAC is an Afghan-led human rights membership organization established in the year 2003 as an independent research organization mainly focusing on research and advocacy towards women and children’s rights, economic, social rights, security and as well as public participation.

Friday 16 June 2017


Friday 16 June 2017

Intersex, Outcast – The Limits of Gender at the International Criminal Court

Source: Justice in Conflict by Mark Kersten Laura Nacyte joins JiC for this post on the limited conceptualization of gender in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Laura is an MSc graduate of Global […]

Friday 16 June 2017

The Children of ‘1984’: Dystopia Down the Decades

SOURCE: New York Times By JENNIFER SCHUESSLERJUNE 15, 2017 The stage adaptation of “1984” opening on Thursday, June 22, may be George Orwell’s Broadway debut. But his novel — and coinages like Big Brother, thought […]

Friday 16 June 2017

ICC widens remit to include environmental destruction cases under existing crimes

Source: Eradicating Ecocide Guardian: In change of focus, Hague court will prosecute government and individuals for environmental crimes such as landgrabs. Environmental destruction and landgrabs could lead to governments and individuals being prosecuted for crimes […]

Friday 16 June 2017

“New Models of Peacekeeping: Security and Protection of Human Rights. The Role of the UN and Regional Organization”

Source: ICC By Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi President of the International Criminal Court Lectio magistralis at the Conference: CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY 12 May 2017 Rome, Italy Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, I would first like […]

Saturday 10 June 2017