In an interview to al-Arabiya TV last week, British Prime Minister David Cameron said a safe exit for President Bashar al-Assad “could be arranged” if it would end Syria’s increasingly bloody conflict. David Cameron said the international community should consider anything “to get that man out of the country” and that he “would favour [Bashar [...]
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by Philippa Webb On 25 September, Equatorial Guinea sought to institute proceedings against France at the International Court of Justice. It is the latest in a series of cases brought by African countries against France for purported violations of the immunity of State officials. Equatorial Guinea claims that France has breached international law through proceedings [...]
Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon rejected Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s claim of diplomatic immunity today. The decision was issued in the context of civil proceedings brought against the former French presidential contender by housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo, who claimed Mr Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her when she arrived to clean his New York hotel suite in May [...]