Conflict and Human Rights

Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights  Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

The recently published files by the New York Times have highlighted the realities of the deplorable living ...
Robotic Roguery: Analysing the Legality of Autonomous Weapons (Killer Robots) vis-  à-vis Principles of International Humanitarian Law

Robotic Roguery: Analysing the Legality of Autonomous Weapons (Killer Robots) vis- à-vis Principles of International Humanitarian Law

The outrage against autonomous weapon systems (“Killer Robots”) is at an all-time high. Recently, the UN ...
Crimea Conscripts: Russia continues to flout the Geneva Conventions

Crimea Conscripts: Russia continues to flout the Geneva Conventions

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in its most recent Report on the Human Rights Situation in
Is There a Protection Vacuum in Contested Territories?

Is There a Protection Vacuum in Contested Territories?

The issue of ‘contested territories’ has become one of the main bones of contention with regard to how the human ...
The 2019 Sudanese Coup and Omar Al-Bashir: A blow to the ICC

The 2019 Sudanese Coup and Omar Al-Bashir: A blow to the ICC

In 2003 and 2008, the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) requested the U.N. Secretary-General to investigate reports of ...
New UK Ministry of Defence proposals risk impunity

New UK Ministry of Defence proposals risk impunity

In July 2019, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) made a series of proposals on Legal Protections for Armed Forces ...
Civilian Life at Risk in Iran: The Hard-Hitting Effects of the US Economic Sanctions

Civilian Life at Risk in Iran: The Hard-Hitting Effects of the US Economic Sanctions

Following the US-imposed oil embargo and a web of hard-hitting economic sanctions, Iran’s economy and the lives of ...
Partial U.S. sanctions on Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Partial U.S. sanctions on Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), one of two major human rights bodies of the Organization of ...
The Prospects for the Malaysian Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction over Myanmarese Atrocity Crimes

The Prospects for the Malaysian Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction over Myanmarese Atrocity Crimes

The ‘clearance operations’ commenced in August 2017 against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim population by the State’s ...
The Non-effectiveness of the United Nations Security Council’s role in the Syrian Conflict

The Non-effectiveness of the United Nations Security Council’s role in the Syrian Conflict

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the principal organ of the United Nations (UN) charged with ...
The American drone programme and the responsibility of its partners

The American drone programme and the responsibility of its partners

Since 2001, the Bush administration has taken the American drone program – to use automated weapons to kill ...
“The Interests of Justice” – The ICC and the Case of Afghanistan

“The Interests of Justice” – The ICC and the Case of Afghanistan

In April 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court rejected the request to authorise an ...

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