The case against Russia’s Wagner Group and what it means for Syria

Human rights groups have filed a case at the European Court for Human Rights (ECtHR) against the Russian Wagner Group for violations in Syria. But Russia has already expressed its intent to withdraw from the

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #11: A Hospital Far from Medical Care

TRIAL OF ALAA M. Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #11 Hearing Date: May 9, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript of

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Outsourcing Responsibility: Why the UK’s Controversial Rwanda Scheme Undermines International Law

Introduction Under the Nationality and Borders Act introduced in April 2022, the British government plans to transfer asylum seekers who arrived to the UK by “irregular routes” to “a safe third country,” with the first

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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #10: The First Survivor Testifies

Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #10 Hearing Dates: May 3 & 5, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this report is not a verbatim transcript of the trial;

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The U.S. Coalition's Work in NE Syria is Far from complete

Consternation with America’s unending wars on terrorism is understandable given the pliability of the mandate assumed post-911 and the expansive use of the authorities granted by Congress in a variety of contexts and conflicts

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