International Tribunals and CourtsInternational Court of Justice [ICJ] - The ICJ is the primary judicial organ of the United Nations, competent both to decide on disputes between State and to provide advisory opinion to international organs authorized to request them. International Criminal Court [ICC] - The ICC is a permanent tribunal established under the Rome Statute to prosecute perpetrators of war crime, crimes against humanity, genocide and, in the future, the crime of aggression. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [ICTY] - Established by a Security Council Resolution in 1993, the ICTY is responsible for trying individuals who committed international crimes in the former Yugoslavia since 1991. It is expected to finish its work by the end of 2014. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda [ICTR] - Established by a Security Council Resolution, the ICTR is responsible for trying individuals who committed international crimes in Rwanda and in nearby states in 1994. It is expected to finish its work by the end of 2014. Special Tribunal for Lebanon [STL] - The STL, which officially opened in 2009, has jurisdiction over the perpetrators of the assassination of Rafic Hariri and a series of related attack that occurred in Lebanon between October 2004 and December 2005. It applies, to a large extent, Lebanese law. Special Court for Sierra Leone [SCSL] - Based in Freetown, the SCSL was established pursuant to an agreement between the UN and the Government of Sierra Leone to bring to justice those "who bear greatest responsibility" for the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Sierra Leone Civil War. Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia [ECCC] - Commonly known as the "Khmer Rouge Tribunal", the ECCC is a national court with international participation established pursuant to an agreement between the Government of Cambodia and the UN to try senior members of the Khmer Rouge for serious violations of Cambodian penal law and international crimes.
Regional Human Rights CourtsEuropean Court of Human Rights [ECtHR] - Based in Strasbourg, the ECtHR is a supra-national court established by the European Convention on Human Rights which determines whether a member state has violated human rights granted the Convention. Inter American Court for Human Rights [IACtHR] - The IACtHR was established by the Organization of American States in 1979 in order to enforce and interpret the provisions of the American Convention on Human Rights. African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights [AfCHPR] - The AfCHRPR is a regional court established to assess compliance by African Union member states with the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. The Court is located in Arusha, Tanzania.
United Nations Programmes, Bodies and AgenciesUnited Nations International Law Commission - The ILC was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 for the "promotion of the progressive development of international law and its codification". It holds an annual sessions in Geneva. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR] - UNHCR is a United Nations agency mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of concern. United Nations Children's Fund [UNICEF] - Created by the UN General Assembly in 1946 and headquartered in New York, UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] - UNDP is the UN’s global development network, operating in 177 countries and working to achieve solutions to global and national development challenges. United Nations World Food Programme [WFP] - Headquartered in Rome, WFP is the food aid branch of the UN, and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger worldwide. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO] - FAO is a specialised agency of the UN that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. It acts chiefly as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy in this field. International Labour Organization [ILO] - ILO is a specialised agency of the UN that deals with labour issues pertaining to international labour standards. It has adopted over 180 conventions on labour-related issues. International Monetary Fund [IMF] - The IMF is an UN specialised agency working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO] - UNESCO is a specialised agency of the UN whose aim is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information. World Health Organization [WHO] - WHO is a specialized agency of the UN that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health.
United Nations Human Rights BodiesUnited Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [OHCHR] - OHCHR is a UN agency mandated to promote and protect the human rights guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. The Office is headed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Human Rights Council - UNHRC is an inter-governmental body which, amongst other things, is responsible for the Universal Periodic Review, a procedure assessing the human rights situations in all 192 UN Member States. The Council also involves several mechanisms known as Special Procedures. Human Rights Committee [CCPR or HRC] - The HRC is a UN body of experts mandated to consider reports submitted by member states on their compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and to examine individual petitions concerning States parties to the Optional Protocol. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights [CESCR] - The CESCR is a UN body of experts mandated to consider reports submitted by UN member states on their compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination [CERD] - The CERD is a UN body of experts mandated to monitor compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women [CEDAW] - The CEDAW is a UN body of experts mandated to monitor compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Committee against Torture [CAT] - The CAT is a UN body of experts mandated to consider reports submitted by member states on their compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture [SPT] - The Subcommittee oversees the system of "regular visits undertaken by independent international and national bodies to places where people are deprived of their liberty, in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment" established under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT). Committee on the Rights of the Child [CRC] - The CRC is a UN body of experts mandated to consider reports submitted by member states on their compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) Committee on Migrant Workers [CMW] - The CMW is a UN body of experts mandated to monitor compliance with the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [CRPD] - The CRPD is a UN body of experts mandated to monitor compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Committee on Enforced Disappearance [CED] - The CED is a UN body of experts mandated to monitor compliance with the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICCPED).
United Nations Special Rapporteurs and Independent Experts on Human Rights IssuesSpecial Rapporteur on Adequate Housing - The Special Rapporteur work focuses on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living. This mandate, which was established in 2000, is currently performed by Ms. R. Rolnik. Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery - In 2008, the HRC appointed Ms. G. Shahinian as the first Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of slavery, its causes and consequences. Her mandate includes issues such as debt bondage, serfdom, forced labour, child slavery, sexual slavery, forced or early marriages and the sale of wives. Independent Expert in the field of Cultural Rights - Established in 2009, the position of Independent Expert is currently filled by Ms. F. Shaheed, who is mandated to work for the promotion and protection of cultural rights at the local, national, regional and international levels. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education - The Special Rapporteur (currently Mr. K. Singh) is mandated to report on the status, throughout the world, of the progressive realization of the right to education and to co-operate with governments to promote this right. Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence - This mandate, which was recently established, will be tasked with gathering relevant information on national situations relating to the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence in addressing gross violations of human rights and serious violations of international humanitarian law, and to make recommendations thereon. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food - As an Independent Expert, Mr. O. De Schutter must promote the full realization of the right to food and examine ways and means of overcoming existing and emerging obstacles. Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography - The Special Rapporteur (currently Ms. N. M. M’jid) is responsible for analysing the roots of these problems, identifying new patterns and promoting best practices to combat the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography. Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers - The Special Rapporteur, currently Mrs. G. Knaul, is mandated to inquire into any substantial allegations transmitted to him or her and to report on attacks on the independence of judges, lawyers and court officials and their effects on human rights. Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief - The mandate holder, currently Mr. H. Bielefeldt, has been invited to identify existing and emerging obstacles to the enjoyment of the right to freedom of religion or belief and present recommendations on ways and means to overcome such obstacles. Independent Expert on Minority Issues - The mandate of the Independent Expert, Ms. R. Izsák, on minority issues complements and enhances the work of other UN bodies and mechanisms that address minority rights and minority issues. Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights - The Special Rapporteur, currently M. S. Carmona, is tasked to evaluate the relationship between the enjoyment of human rights and extreme poverty and is required by the Human Rights Council to examine and report back to member States on initiatives taken to promote and protect the rights of those living in extreme poverty. Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression - The Special Rapporteur, Mr. F. La Rue, is mandated by HRC resolution 7/36 to gather information and to make recommendations on ways and means to better promote and protect the right to freedom of opinion and expression in all its manifestations. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders - This Special Rapporteur, Mrs. M. Sekaggya, is mandated to give support to implementation of the Declaration on human rights defenders and to gather information on the actual situation of human rights defenders around the world. Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health - The Special Rapporteur, Mr. A. Grover, is requested to gather information, promote dialogue and make recommendations on all issues relevant to the right to health and its concrete implementation. Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association - Mr. M. Kiai is mandated to seek information and report on the protection and on violations of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association and contributes towards the provision of technical assistance in this field. Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation - The Rapporteur, Ms. C. de Albuquerque, focuses her work on the right to water and sanitation, particularly with respect to marginalized and disadvantaged sectors of the population in developing countries. Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People - The Special Rapporteur examines problems and formulates recommendations and proposals to prevent and remedy violations of the rights of indigenous people all over the world. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons - Dr. C. Beyani is tasked with engaging in coordinated advocacy in favor of the protection and respect of the human rights of IDPs, continuing and enhancing dialogues with Governments as well as non-governmental organizations and other actors, strengthening the international response to internal displacement, and mainstreaming the human rights of IDPs into all relevant parts of the UN system. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants - The mandate of this Special Rapporteur was created in 1999 and focuses on the protection of the human rights of migrants, as well as on gathering information and remedying violations. Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance - Dr. C. Beyani, in his capacity as a Rapporteur, transmits urgent appeals to States on alleged violations regarding contemporary forms of racism. He also undertakes fact-finding country visits and submits annual reports. Independent Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity - In resolution 2005/55, the Commission on Human Rights decided, taking into account the urgent need to further develop guidelines, standards, norms and principles with a view to promoting and protecting rights closely interrelated to the fundamental value of solidarity, to appoint an independent expert on human rights and international solidarity (Ms. V. Dandan). Independent Expert on the Effects of Economic Reform Policies and Foreign Debt on the Full Enjoyment of Human Rights, Particularly Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - The Special Rapporteur, Mr. B. Emmerson, is mandated to make recommendations and gather informations on the impact on human rights of national and international efforts aimed at countering terrorism. Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism - The Special Rapporteur, Mr. B. Emmerson, is mandated to make recommendations and gather informations on the impact on human rights of national and international efforts aimed at countering terrorism. Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - The mandate of the Special Rapporteur, currently Mr. J. Mendez, comprises three main activities: transmitting urgent appeals to States with regard to individuals reported to be at risk of torture; undertaking fact-finding country visits; and submitting annual reports on activities to the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Implications of Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of Hazardous Substances and Wastes - The Special Rapporteur, Mr. C. Georgescu, is mandated to identify problems in the field of hazardous substances and waste, with special emphasis on difficulties encountered by African and other developing countries. He also monitors and investigates individual cases and produces annually a list of countries and transnational corporations engaged in the illicit traffic of toxic and dangerous products and wastes to developing countries. Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially in Women and Children - The Special Rapporteur, Ms. J. Ngozi Ezeilo, takes action on violations committed against trafficked persons, undertakes country visits and submits annual reports on her activities. Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises - The Special Representative, currently Mr. J. Ruggie, has an evolving mandate which includes identifying and clarifying standards of corporate responsibility and accountability with regard to human rights. Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences - Ms. R. Manjoo, the Special Rapporteur, collects information and recommends measures at the local, national, regional and international levels to eliminate all forms of violence against women and its causes, and to remedy its consequences. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention - The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is a UN-mandated body of independent human rights experts that investigates cases of arbitrary arrest and detention that may be in violation of international human rights law. After verifying information from a variety of sources, including NGOs and victims' families, the Working Group sends urgent appeals to governments to ascertain the whereabouts and condition of those allegedly detained. It can also conduct fact-finding visits to countries that have extended an invitation to it.
Non-Governmental and Inter-Governmental OrganisationsInternational Committee of the Red Cross [ICRC] - The International Committee of the Red Cross provides rapid and efficient responses to the humanitarian needs of people affected by armed conflict or by a natural disaster occurring in a conflict area. Amnesty International - Amnesty International is a global movement whose concern is the defence of human rights anywhere in the world. Human Rights Watch - Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, it gives voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes. International Federation for Human Rights [FIDH] - FIDH is an international NGO defending all civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It acts in the legal and political field for the creation and reinforcement of international instruments for the protection of Human Rights and for their implementation. Centre for Civil and Political Rights - The Centre for Civil and Political Rights aims to promote, facilitate and develop NGO engagement with the UN Human Rights Committee. INTERIGHTS - The International Centre for the Protection of Human Rights provides expertise and support in strategic human rights and runs targeted training in human rights law. Coalition for the International Criminal Court [CICC] - The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) includes 2,500 civil society organizations in 150 different countries working in partnership to strengthen international cooperation with the ICC. International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute [IBAHRI] - The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) operates under the belief in the fundamental right of the world’s citizens to have disputes heard and determined by an independent judiciary, and for judges and lawyers to be able to practise freely and without interference. Human Rights First - Human Rights First is a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization which builds respect for human rights and the rule of law to help ensure the dignity to which everyone is entitled and to stem intolerance, tyranny, and violence. World Organisation Against Torture [OMCT] - The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is the main coalition of international non-governmental organisations fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. International Disability Alliance [IDA] - The aim of International Disability Alliance is to promote the effective and full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) worldwide. Redress - REDRESS is a human rights organisation that helps torture survivors obtain justice and reparation. American Civil Liberties Union - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defends and preserves the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. Institute for War & Peace Reporting - The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict, crisis and change and helps them to have the information they need to drive positive changes in their lives. MADRE - MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organizations worldwide to address issues of health and reproductive rights, economic development, education and other human rights. No Peace Without Justice - No Peace Without Justice is an international non‑profit organisation that works for the protection and promotion of human rights, democracy, the rule of law and international justice, and undertakes its work within three main thematic programs: International Criminal Justice, Female Genital Mutilation and Middle East and North Africa Democracy, including specific work on Iraq. TRIAL: Track Impunity Always - TRIAL is a tax-exempt association under Swiss law whose objective is to put the law at the service of the victims of international crimes (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and forced disappearances). Association of the Prevention of Torture [APT] - The APT envisions a world in which no one is subjected to torture and is convinced that the prevention of torture and ill-treatment is best achieved through three integrated elements: Promoting effective monitoring and transparency in places of deprivation of liberty; contributing to effective international and national legal and policy frameworks for the prevention of torture and ensuring that international and national actors have the necessary determination and capacity to prevent torture. Article 19 - ARTICLE 19 fights for all hostages of censorship, defends dissenting voices, and campaigns against laws and practices that silence. International Freedom of Expression Exchange - The International Freedom of Expression eXchange network (IFEX) is a coordinated mechanism whose objective is to rapidly expose free expression violations around the world. Asian Society of International Law [ASIANSIL] - The Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL) is an international non-partisan, non-profit and non-governmental organization with the following objectives: To promote research, education and practice of international law by serving as a centre of activities among international law scholars and practitioners in Asia and elsewhere; to encourage Asian perspectives of international law and to promote awareness of and respect for international law in Asia. Lawyers Without Borders - Lawyers Without Borders is the world's largest group of volunteer lawyers whose goal is to provide legal support to Rule of Law projects and initiatives in the human rights and global capacity building sectors.
Databases and Other Research ResourcesUnited Nations Documents System - The Official Document System of the United Nations (ODS) covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993 as well as the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. United Nations Treaty Bodies Documents United Nations Treaty Collection [UNTC] Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law - The Institute supervises young scholars and PhD candidates engaged in researching basic issues and current developments in the areas of public international law, European law, comparative public law and German public law. University of Minnesota Human Rights Library Netherlands Institute of Human Rights [SIM] Documentation Site University of the West of England – Crimes, Trials and Laws - This database provides many documents from WWII, the Nuremberg Tribunal, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia as well as other miscellaneous decisions or international conventions. World Legal Information Institute International Criminal Law Database and Commentary - International Criminal Law Database and Commentary covers the case law from the International Criminal Court (ICC) and a commentary to the Rome Statute. Oxford Reports on International Law - Oxford Reports on International Law brings together decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals. Directory of Open Access Journals [DOAJ] - The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) covers all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. Global Legal Information Network [GLIN] - The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. International Criminal Court - Legal Tools Electronic Information System for International Law [EISIL] - The Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL) helps web searchers to locate the highest quality primary materials, authoritative web sites and helpful research guides to international law on the Internet. Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations Oxford Find E-Journal Database
Blogs and Media Reviews on International JusticeReparations Center for Victims of War Crimes - Reparations Center for Victims of War Crimes covers the activity of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights [CCHJR] - The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCHJR) provides numerous papers on the miscellaneous human rights issues. Blog Open Society - The Open Society Foundations work to improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable people and to promote human rights through discussing issues like Education and Youth, Media and Arts, Governance or Justice. David Bosco - Foreign Policy - Foreign Policy is a magazine of Global Politics, Economics and Ideas. ECJBlog.com - This blog authored by Allard Knook covers various areas of European Law, including free movement of services, environmental law, citizenship or state aid. Spreading the Jam - This blog authored by Assistant Professor Dov Jacobs discusses various issues of international law, international criminal law and Human Rights. European Court of Human Rights News - European Court of Human Rights News aims to provide coverage on violations of the European Convention of Human Rights, on applications, decisions, judgments at the European Court of Human Rights and on resolutions by the Committee of Ministers with a focus on French speaking countries in the Council of Europe (Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Monaco and Switzerland). European Court of Human Rights Decisions and Information - The European Court of Human Rights Decisions and Information provides information on Human Rights issues and provides a database with free online access to the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, the European Commission of Human Rights and the Committee of Ministers. PhD Studies in Human Rights - This blog authored by Professor William Schabas is intended to provide information about contemporary developments, references to new publications and material of a practical nature. ICL Media Review - ICL Media Review is a daily survey of international criminal news and developments which affect the international criminal tribunals, the status of international criminal law, and the human rights of victims. International Law Reporter - This blog authored by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan mostly provides abstracts of many books on International Law. International Extradition Lawyers - This blog, authored by Douglas McNabb, reports extensively on matters involving Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL Red Notice Removal, International Extradition and OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal. International Law Observer - International Law Observer promotes the critical debate on up-to-date legal developments within public international law as well as EC/EU-law by reporting on recent developments in the academic field, informing on influential case-law of international tribunals, presenting international custom and important legislation by international organizations and introducing new publications and assessing the potential effects in law, politics and the academic world. IntLawGrrls - Written by women specialized in the field, this blog covers all the contemporary issues of international law. Jurist - Paper Chase - JURIST is a Web-based legal news and real-time legal research service powered by a mostly-volunteer team of over 30 part-time law student reporters, editors and Web developers led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts.It concentrates on legal issues with significant jurisprudential, social and political implications. Justice in Conflict - This blog authored by Phd student Mark Kersten is about competing conceptions and ideas of justice as well as the challenges of pursuing justice in conflict. JusticeUpdated - JusticeUpdated aims at keeping those interested in international criminal law and universal jurisdiction up-to-date by providing summary information about new developments in these fields. International Law Prof Blog - International Law Prof Blog is authored by various International Law Professors and deals with all the contemporary issues in international criminal law. Opinio Juris - Opinio Juris is a forum for informed discussion and lively debate about international law and international relations. UK Human Rights Blog - The UK Human Rights Blog aims to provide a free, comprehensive and balanced legal update service. Its intention is to present both sides of the argument on issues which are often highly controversial. Wronging Rights - This blog covers issues of international law and international relations. Cambodia Tribunal Monitor - This blog is a source of news, information and expert commentaries on the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. ECHR Blog - This blog deals with the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. EJIL: Talk! - Ejil Talk is the blog of the famous European Journal of International Law. International Criminal Law Bureau Blog - The International Criminal Law Bureau Blog focuses on legal matters, news-wires and latest international criminal law issues. International Judicial Monitor - International Judicial Monitor provides articles about contemporary issues of international law. Legal Frontiers - Legal Frontiers is a forum where students can develop and improve their research and writing skills while contributing to international legal discourse in English and French. The project is interdisciplinary with contributors exploring a wide variety of international issue areas. LieberCode - This blog authored by Professor Jens David Ohlin covers all the subjects related to international law. Sense Tribunal - The focus of this project is regular, balanced and comprehensive coverage of the work of the ICTY, and the activities of ICJ and ICC. Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Blog - CJICL is the blog of the famous Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law. Free Speech Blog - Free Speech Blog deals with miscellaneous legal or political issues. Anton's Weekly Digest of International Law - The Anton's Weekly Digest of International Law is designed as a current awareness tool for international law scholars and practitioners. It draws on independent research together with information gleaned from the RSS feeds of a host of international law publishers, law libraries, and blogs to provide as a complete a picture as possible of international law scholarship and news on a weekly basis. UCLA Forum - UCLA Forum is run by Dr. Richard H. Steinberg of the UCLA School of Law. The purpose of the Forum is to allow members of the legal community, governments, academics, and others to debate complex issues of international criminal law faced by the Office of the Prosecutor in the course of its work at the ICC. International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh - This facebook page provides regular updates on the most recent developments at the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh. This tribunal is mandated to investigate and administer justice regarding the war crimes committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. AfricLaw - This blog has a strong focus on rule of law issues in Africa. Its aims include providing a space for discussion and information sharing, as well as serving as a vehicle for comments from Africa on legal developments in the rest of the world. Lawfare Blog - Lawfare Blog is devoted to subjects as broad as cyber security, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, bio-security, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, the state secrets privilege and countless other related matters. Global Policy Forum - Global Policy Forum is an independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policy making. GPF works particularly on the UN Security Council, the food and hunger crisis, and the global economy. It promotes accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law.
Other Useful LinksRadio Netherlands Worldwide - Radio Netherlands Worldwide is the Dutch international public broadcaster. It provides millions of people around the world with independent news, current affairs and service information. The Nizkor Project - This site is intended for educational purposes to teach about the Holocaust and to combat hatred. As part of these educational purposes, Nizkor may include materials, such as excerpts from the writings of racists and antisemites. Far from approving these writings, Nizkor condemns them and provides them so that its readers can learn the nature and extent of hate and antisemitic discourse. Nizkor urges the readers of these pages to condemn racist and hate speech in all of its forms and manifestations. Status of Women Canada - Status of Women Canada is a federal government organization that promotes equality for women and their full participation in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. It is responsible for providing strategic policy advice and gender-based analysis support, administering the Women's Program, and promoting Commemorative Dates relating to women in Canada.