human rights are to be protected, and the rule of law to prevail, the days of
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime are numbered. Until then, the
massacres will continue.
May 25 th , the Syrian government murdered over 100 people...
Syrian Attorney Mohammed Haj
Hussein is attempting to create an impartial legal system in territory held by
rebels. The goal is to provide justice that has been lacking in President
Bashar al-Assad's authoritarian regime.
On a positive note...
(AP) - European diplomats were pressing Friday for the U.N.'s top human rights
body to propose a war crimes probe into last week's killing of over 100 civilians
in Syria, a move that would be fiercely resisted by Russia but also is viewed...
Qatar (AP) - The leadership of Syria's main opposition group in exile is an
all-male affair after elections failed to promote a single woman to the
decision-making group of 41 members. Some of the female delegates at the Syrian
M. Cannon and David
In response to the escalation in the
level of violence perpetrated by the current Syrian regime against its people,
the EU has recently implemented additional measures directly targeted at
M. McNabb , Marsha
Z. Gerber , Stefan
Reisinger and Mary
On September 9, 2011, the U.S.
Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC")
issued new general licenses authorizing additional...
By Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen Shirl Green
President Barack Obama yesterday
signed an Executive Order imposing significant new sanctions against Syria that
will vastly curtail the ability of U.S. companies...
response to the escalating violence in Syria, President Obama issued today an
Executive Order imposing broad new sanctions that could significantly disrupt
business that was permissible under preexisting U.S. sanctions. This action...
By Louis M. Solomon
Gates, et al. v. Syrian Arab Republic, et al., No. 08-7118 (D.C. Cir. May 2011) (consolidated with
09-7108), [ enhanced version
available to lexis.com subscribers
version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ...
In response to the escalating violence in Syria, President Obama issued today an Executive Order imposing broad new sanctions that could significantly disrupt business that was permissible under preexisting U.S. sanctions. This action follows a U.N. Security...
by John M. B. Balouziyeh
The Syrian Civil War has triggered a humanitarian crisis of biblical proportions. At the time of this writing, 4.3 million Syrians had registered with UNHCR and at least 7.6 million more had been internally...
By Louis M. Solomon
Sheryl Wultz, et al. v. Islamic Republic
of Iran , 08-cv-1460 (D.D.C. 2010), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] bears mention because of more recent attempts by non-U.S.
sovereigns to avoid jurisdiction in...
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