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International Legal News: July 2018 (3)

The following media round up of international legal and foreign policy issues from around the world for the week of 15 - 23 July 2018.


The Guernica Group will provide weekly media updates from the International Criminal Court, European Court of Human Rights, United Nations, European Union and other sources. Should you wish to contribute or submit a media summary, opinion piece or blog, please send to Nenad Vucijak for consideration.




LEBANON 15/07/18

LEBANON: EXONERATED ACTOR DETAILS TORTURE

Zaid Itani’s Account a Test Case for Country’s New Torture Law

https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/07/15/lebanon-exonerated-actor-details-torture


ISRAEL 15/07/18

WILL RIGHT-WING COURT REFORM ON PALESTINIAN LAND CASES BACKFIRE?

https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/With-its-hand-played-will-Right-see-if-court-reform-is-what-it-wanted-562591


IRAQ - OPINION 16/07/18

AT LAST, A LAW THAT COULD HAVE STOPPED BLAIR AND BUSH INVADING IRAQ

BY GEOFFREY ROBERTSON

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/16/law-blair-bush-iraq-hague-crime-of-aggression


INTERNATIONAL 16/07/18

STRENGTHENING RESPONSES ON CHILD PROTECTION: THE CAAC FRAMEWORK, VOLUME 2, NUMBER 3, SUMMER 2018

https://reliefweb.int/report/world/strengthening-responses-child-protection-caac-framework-volume-2-number-3-summer-2018


QATAR 16/07/18

QATAR V UAE – DELIBERATIONS AT THE PEACE PALACE

https://www.cdr-news.com/categories/disputes/8361-qatar-v-uae-deliberations-at-the-peace-palace


INTERNATIONAL 17/07/18

ICC’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY EXAMINING WORLD’S WORST ATROCITIES

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/iccs-20th-anniversary-examining-worlds-worst-atrocities-180717112502125.html


US 18/07/18

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE INTER AMERICAN HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM: INTERNATIONAL ADVOCACY AND DOMESTIC REFORMS

BY CAROLINE BETTINGER-LOPEZ

https://www.cfr.org/blog/violence-against-women-inter-american-human-rights-system-international-advocacy-and-domestic


MEXICO 18/07/18

GOVERNMENT INSISTS OF HIDING THE TRUTH ABOUT AYOTZINAPA

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/07/mexico-gobierno-insiste-en-ocultar-la-verdad-sobre-ayotzinapa/


MYANMAR 19/07/18

A NEW REPORT EXPOSES MYANMAR’S ‘EXTENSIVE AND SYSTEMATIC PREPARATIONS’ FOR ROHINGYA ATROCITIES

http://time.com/5341601/myanmar-rohingya-atrocities-officials-made-systematic-preparations/


ISRAEL 19/07/18

ISRAEL: A LAW THAT DIVIDE AND DISCRIMINATES

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2018/07/israel-law-divides-discriminates-180719175225396.html


ISRAEL 20/07/18

GAZA KILLINGS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

Former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon on whether Israel is responsible for the recent Gaza bloodshed.

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/headtohead/2018/07/gaza-killings-blame-180720094413936.html


TURKEY 20/07/18

HRW: NEW DRAFT LAW WOULD END RULE OF LAW IN TURKEY

http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/a9ee8360-0ce5-466a-af75-9d91d503ece9


INDIA 13/07/18

AGUSTAWESTLAND SCAM: CHRISTIAN MICHEL DETAINED TO RETURN INDIA’S FAVOUR?

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/agustawestland-scam-christian-michel-s-detention-a-favour-returned-for-india-s-help-in-locating-princess-latifa-1293093-2018-07-23


WITNESS DOCUMENTARIES

A STRANGER CAME TO TOWN: ACCOUNTS OF THE WAR IN SYRIA

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2018/07/stranger-town-accounts-war-syria-180718082845965.html


DREAMER MUMS: DIVIDED BY US DEPORTATION

https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2016/10/dreamer-mums-divided-deportation-161028124029655.html

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