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Articles in law & justice tagged with human-rights
The legal doctrine of “superior responsibility” makes the Russian president liable for war crimes committed in Ukraine.
They also acknowledged, for the first time, that the grounds for torturing Abu Zubaydah—who was detained in the wake of September 11 and is still languishing in Guantánamo—were mistaken.
In 2001, three frameworks for handling international crises emerged: the War on Terror, an ill-defined "responsibility to protect" struggling countries, and the Caribbean movement for reparations. The first two have failed, but the third may still have something to tell us.
The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.