More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo” – below is their description. The threat of violence in Myanmar has international rights groups calling for action from the UN Security Council. A coalition of more than 200 non-governmental organisations wants a ban on … Read more More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo

NGOs blast Iraqi decision to close IDP camps amid pandemic

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “NGOs blast Iraqi decision to close IDP camps amid pandemic” – below is their description. Several camps housing people who fled the war against ISIL (ISIS) have been closed down in Iraq. Many families who were in the camps had a family member who joined ISIL, making … Read more NGOs blast Iraqi decision to close IDP camps amid pandemic

Belarus unrest: Lukashenko steps up efforts to reassert control – BBC News

After a three-hour video conference, EU Leaders agreed unanimously to take three actions over Belarus: Firstly, to impose sanctions including asset freezes for an as yet undisclosed number of officials involved in alleged election-rigging, brutality and imprisonment of protesters. The exact sanctions are still being worked out Secondly, leaders agreed to a joint form of … Read more Belarus unrest: Lukashenko steps up efforts to reassert control – BBC News

Morocco and the International Criminal Court: Balancing National and International Law

It has been twelve years since Morocco became a signatory to the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC) —the world’s first permanent international court to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. During this time, Morocco has continued to move forward in its commitment to upholding the rule of … Read more Morocco and the International Criminal Court: Balancing National and International Law