International Law

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International justice: providing redress for defenseless victims

Genocides, crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture, and enforced disappearances are some of the most severe crimes whose victims are sometimes denied justice either because of weak criminal justice systems or because of the lack of political will to investigate ...
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Refugee’s Return: Voluntary or Mandatory?

Throughout the centuries, humanity has been on the move. Some people move in search of economic and educational opportunities. Some other move in response to environmental factors. While many individuals move unwillingly to escape conflict or flee governments that are ...
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Child Protection: A Legal and Moral Obligation

Behind closed doors, at homes where a child should witness nothing but care and love, many children are maltreated. In Lebanon, many cases of child abuse are reported ranging from corporal punishment to sexual abuse.[1] Parents and schools may be ...
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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: justice served?

The Hague, known as the "City of Peace and Justice", is home to most international courts and tribunals such as the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Also, special tribunals are established ...
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The World Trade Organization: its functions, members and the role of politics

World trade is the key pillar of world economy, therefore, assurance and stability in this field is essential. This is insured by binding global trade rules. The World Trade Organization (WTO) defines itself as “the only global international organization dealing ...
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Moral Right of Integrity: Protecting Author’s Work

 Eric Allman[1] once said, "The intellectual property situation is bad and getting worse. To be a programmer, it requires that you understand as much law as you do technology." A programmer, singer, writer are all authors of works that deserve ...
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The 2020 Presidential Race explained: Election process, funds and polls results.

As the United States Presidential Election is right around the corner, scheduled on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020, and the competition between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is heated, a brief on the presidential election process under ...
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Brexit: Un retrait complexe

L’Union Européenne est l’association interétatique des pays européens, réunis dans les domaines économique et politique, pour garantir la paix en Europe et le bien-être des citoyens et de favoriser le progrès économique et social. L’Union Européenne a été constituée de ...
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Joint Statement on the Launch of the Israel-Lebanon Maritime Talks     

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE  Office of the Spokesperson  For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE  October 14, 2020    Joint Statement on the Launch of the Israel-Lebanon Maritime Talks     The text of the following statement was released by the Government of the United States and the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for ...
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