Reports 

Our reports provide high level assessments on human rights issues related to war and peace, the rule of law, climate change, international conflict, and their intersection.

DULL REVENGE: The trial of saddam hussein as a failure of international law (NOV 2018)

by Katie Frake, edited by Inder Comar

 
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Read our report on how the international community failed to uphold the rule of law with the trial, conviction, and hanging of Saddam Hussein.

The Dujail Trial leaves an uneasy feeling about the use and abuse of international law and war crimes tribunals in general. What does international law mean, or law in general, when it can be summarily ignored or rewritten in order to ‘legitimately’ kill one’s enemies? What is the purpose of law when power trumps accountability to justice? ”

Climate Change and Small Island Developing States: Adverse Impacts and legal frameworks (Oct 2018)

by Katie Frake, edited by Inder Comar

 
 

Read our report on how climate change is affecting small island countries, particularly in the Pacific.

It is with the utmost urgency that we carve out more legal pathways to assist those suffering because of climate change and to slow down the heating of our Earth, not just for islands and coastal nations, but for the sake of all of humanity.”