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UN Security Council: The responsibility not to veto

In this guest post, Angela Patnode of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, writes that two initiatives being presented at the UN this week can increase the political cost, and isolation, of permanent members of the Security Council … Continue reading

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Is a special tribunal Syria’s best chance for justice?

With an effort to refer Syria to the ICC prosecutor scuttled by vetoes last year, a UN commission of inquiry is calling for a special tribunal to investigate and prosecute alleged atrocities in the now four-year-old conflict.

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