IS is trying to destroy the Yazidi population in Syria and Iraq, targeting women and girls through sexual slavery and other crimes. The international community should intervene to ensure them a better future and bring their perpetrators to justice.
The UN Security Council outlawed helping people travel abroad to receive terrorist training. This may seem reasonable at first glance, but a few notes of caution are in order. Should the UNSC be doing this? Is it clear what they’re doing?
This blog explains the District Court’s decision on the illegitimacy of Dutchbat’s conduct during and in the aftermath of the fall of Srebrenica. It also shows the problem faced when deciding cases like this in national courts based upon national law.