Posts Tagged ‘Alien Torts Statute’
How Universal is Universal Jurisdiction?
By Andrew Johnson The violations of international humanitarian law and gross human rights abuses that have occurred in Syria since 2011 have been well-documented. The Assad Regime has perpetrated attacks against civilians, tortured and executed political prisoners, starved the Syrian people through siege warfare, and used chemical weapons indiscriminately. There is no question that these acts constitute…Read More