Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 2:04 PM
Interesting comments on the interplay of IHL and IHRL here from Jens David Ohlin (Cornell), whose new blog Lieber Code is well worth reading on a regular basis. [Update: Gabor Rona responds to Jens here] [2nd update: Jens replies to Gabor’s response here.]
Bobby Chesney is the Charles I. Francis Professor in Law at the University of Texas School of Law, as well as a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution. His scholarship encompasses a wide range of issues relating to national security and the law, including detention, targeting, prosecution, covert action, and the state secrets privilege; most of it is posted here.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped by the Islamic State continues to rise. The New York Times reports that, according to one local Assyrian leader, 287 people have now been captured by the militant group, and dozens of villages in northeastern Syria have been emptied of residents. Other counts put the number captured nearer 350. . . .
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