Geneva

War Crimes and the UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka

On 22 March, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted the draft resolution, proposed by the United States, on reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka. It was issued in a context of war crimes accusations over the conduct of Sri Lankan forces in the final throes of the conflict with the LTTE (Tamil Tigers)(…)

An Overview of the Harvard NUI Galway CRPD Summer School

Last week the Centre for Disability Law & Policy at NUI Galway and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability ran a Summer School entitled “The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – From Paper Rules to Action”.  This blog post provides a brief outline of some of the themes that emerged.  (…)

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