Category Archives: International Human Rights Law

Moreno-Ocampo decides to open an investigation on the Lybia situation

The ICC Prosecutor has decided today to open an investigation on the Lybia situation in line with the powers conferred to him under Article 53 of the Rome Statute and Security Council Resolution 1970 (2011). Moreno-Ocampo is due to hold a … Continue reading

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ECtHR says Ireland’s abortion ban fails to protect women at medical risk

Ireland’s constitutional ban on abortion violates the rights of pregnant women to receive proper medical care in life-threatening cases, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday, harshly criticizing Ireland’s long inaction on the issue.  The judgment from the Strasbourg, … Continue reading

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The Children of the Shining Path

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.” Nelson Mandela For most Peruvians, the … Continue reading

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