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CCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 118th session

The following SP are going to be considered under the follow-up procedure during the 118 Session: Angola; Croatia; Cyprus; Haiti; Macau, China; and Mozambique. The Human Rights Committee is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by its State parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to

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The EU’s Problematic Iran Strategy

The EU’s Problematic Iran Strategy

Earlier this month at a meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels, the European Union announced support for sanctioning measures that had been put in place by the government of France, in response to Iranian terror threats. This is a step in the right direction for European policy toward the Islamic Republic of Iran, albeit a tentative one. This decision set

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The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

In 2003 the international community helped the Cambodian government to establish a special tribunal – with the participation of the United Nations – to prosecute the most important Khmer Rouge leaders. The name given to the institution was the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Prosecuting those responsible for the mass killings perpetrated under the Khmer Rouge regime

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Memorial ceremony dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni

Memorial ceremony dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni

On 23 September, in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, the Syracuse International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights held in their headquarters the memorial service dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, who passed away on 25 September 2017. Founder and historical president of the Institute, in November 2016 Professor Bassiouni also became President

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Second conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UNHRC

Second conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UNHRC

On Wednesday 20 June 2018, during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) in collaboration with the Permanent Representation of Italy to the International Institutions in Geneva, held the conference “S.O.S. Rule of Law”. Speakers included Italian

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Message by Ben Ferencz to the conference “SOS Rule of Law”

Message by Ben Ferencz to the conference “SOS Rule of Law”

On 20 June 2018, Ben Ferencz, US Chief Prosecutor in the Einsatzgruppen case at the Nuremberg Trials, delivered a video message to the conference S.O.S. Rule of Law held in Geneva during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The event was organized by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational and the Global Committee for the Rule of

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“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION S.O.S. RULE OF LAW Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 13:30 – 15:00 ROOM XXIV, Palais des Nations Geneva Organized by the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL), the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT), the Siracusa Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva. Speakers Dr Gianni MAGAZZENI Chief

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Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

The Report of the Special Commission on Human Rights of the Italian Senate, presented on 4 April 2018, addresses the main issues related to Italy’s commitment to the inviolable human rights at the domestic and international levels. The Commission, created for the first time during the XIV Legislature, works in liaison with organizations that deal with fundamental human rights; it

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