- 30 mai 2019
By Payam Akhavan and John Packer
Twenty-five years ago, as young UN human rights officers working together in Geneva, we witnessed how the world watched and did nothing as close to a million Rwandan Tutsis were exterminated. Brimming with idealism …EN SAVOIR PLUS
China’s apparent use of Canadian detainees as diplomatic bargaining chips is not just a problem for Canada. It is a challenge to all countries that seek to uphold the rule of law in their domestic and international affairs.
The dispute …EN SAVOIR PLUS
The disappearance and possible murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is an important test case for despots everywhere. Can they get away with interrogating, kidnapping, and even assassinating their critics in other countries?
Khashoggi, a resident of the United …EN SAVOIR PLUS
L’ordonnance rendue par la Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ) dans l’affaire qui oppose l’Iran aux États-Unis d’Amérique n’est qu’un nouvel épisode de la saga conflictuelle, aux multiples facettes, entre ces deux États. L’Iran et les États-Unis d’Amérique, ennemis jurés depuis …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Par Pacifique Manirakiza
Le mois de septembre 2018 a enregistré deux événements importants, qui sont passés presque inaperçus, en dépit de leur potentielle signification politique et juridique sur le plan de la justice pénale internationale, plus particulièrement leur impact sur …EN SAVOIR PLUS
By John Packer
Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa and Neuberger-Jesin Professor of International Conflict Resolution
Finally, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar has stated the obvious: the Rohingya …EN SAVOIR PLUS
By Taylor Owen and Ben Scott
While being pessimistic about the depressing tableau of Silicon Valley malfeasance is easy, let us not forget that the internet has brought tremendous value to our society. Therefore, the answer is not to lock …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Yonaguni, Japan’s most westernmost inhabited island (pop. 1745), lies 111 km from Hualien (Taiwan), but more than 2000 km from Tokyo. Yonaguni is part of the Sakishima Islands that include the Yaeyama Islands to the west near Taiwan and the …EN SAVOIR PLUS
By Dane Degenstein
Donald Trump has suggested the death penalty for drug dealers.
It has been difficult to pin down President Trump’s policies on anything and the opioid crisis is no different. The fact that he uses language similar …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Canadian governments since the mid-1970s have claimed that promoting human rights around the world is a foreign policy priority. There are solid moral, legal, and practical grounds for doing so. Yet increasingly, the Liberal government, like its Tory predecessor, justifies …EN SAVOIR PLUS
At the end of December, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) closes its doors after 24 years in business.
The United Nations court, situated in The Hague, was established in 1993 with the goal of providing accountability …EN SAVOIR PLUS
General Ratko Mladić has been sentenced to life in prison by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. The court found the former Bosnian Serb military chief guilty of one count of genocide and ten crimes against humanity, plus …EN SAVOIR PLUS