Archive | February, 2013

Critical Analysis: Creation of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Valentine’s Day is the holiday for lovers –with images of hearts, friendship, roses, and chocolates floating around cities everywhere and well into the night. This day, however, was like a scene from the stories of Armageddon for the Lebanese people in 2005. On this date, the former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, along with 22 others […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Maha Kamal2 Comments

Rape and Murder in India a Wake-Up Call for Reform

It’s ironic that in India – which proudly proclaims a rich, ancient heritage and where the very symbol for strength and power in ancient scriptures is female (Shakti) – women today are struggling for a safe and dignified environment. I was visiting India when a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, a victim of a brutal sexual assault […]

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News: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Thursday, February 14, 2013.    

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Critical Analysis: Same-Sex Marriage Globally – Where Does the U.S. Stand?

This month, France’s and Britain’s Parliaments are voting on same-sex marriage laws that will re-define the institution of marriage. France’s Socialist party voted to define marriage as an agreement between two people of the same or opposite sex. Although the proposed laws are currently met with opposition from many conservative parties, both countries are poised […]

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News: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Wednesday, February 13, 2013.    

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Critical Analysis: French President Visits Mali as French Troops Battle Islamist Militants

On February 2nd, French President Francois Hollande visited Mali, where French forces have been battling Islamist militants.  “We are serving a cause defined within the United Nations’ framework … to bring the entire Malian territory under the legitimate authority of the Malian president and then the leaders who will be elected by the Malians,” stated […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Lisa Browning0 Comments

Critical Analysis: Google Earth Helps Inspire Human Rights Response Towards North Korea

North Korea has been a frequent topic in news headlines lately – from the country’s threat of a nuclear launch to Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s trip to Pyongyang.  However, another story that has been percolating just below the surface for years is just now starting to get attention: Google Maps’ and Google Earth’s revelation of […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Samantha Peaslee2 Comments

Critical Analysis: Death Sentences Announced in Egyptian Soccer Riots—Justice, or Continued Injustice?

On January 26, an Egyptian judge sentenced 21 people to death for their participation in a soccer game riot in February 2012. Dubbed the “massacre at Port Said,” the riot last year broke out after the Port Said-based Al-Masry team defeated Cairo’s Al-Ahly team. The riot left 74 dead, and 1,000 injured.  Intended to bring […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Brianna Evans, DJILP Staff0 Comments

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