During a 2013 trip to Kazakhstan, Xi Jinping announced the “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI)—China’s ambitious plan to enhance its “friendship” with the rest of the world through expanded investments in infrastructure and trade.
Latest in International Human Rights Law
Earlier this month, Tom Dannenbaum reviewed Aaron Fellmeth’s new book, Paradigms of International Human Rights Law. Fellmeth responds to the review below. Dannenbaum then replies.
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A review of Aaron Xavier Fellmeth, Paradigms of International Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Many norms of international law, especially international human rights law, are widely violated. The international legal system as a whole may suffer as result.
Reflections on the UN Commission of Inquiry Gaza Report, Part III: The Clash Between Human Rights and Law of War Specialists
In Part I of this series, I looked at the historical narrative the UN Commission on Inquiry chose to adopt with respect to the 2014 Gaza War. In Part II, I turned to the clever way in which the COI targeted its message to prosecutors from the international criminal court.