Independent Reports 

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

by Katie Frake, edited by Inder Comar

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?

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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.”


Universal Jurisdiction Practice Guide

Read our three-part practice guide on the law of universal jurisdiction.

Preface to the Practice Guide (separate)

Authors

Veena Bassi, Esq.

Monica Li, Esq.

Aurora Vasquez, Esq.

Victoria Yundt, Esq. (chief)

Editors

Veena Bassi, Esq.

Inder Comar, Esq.


Reports to the United Nations

Just Atonement Inc. submits written statements to the United Nations Human Rights Council, as well assessments on human rights conditions in countries pursuant to the Universal Periodic Review mechanism.

Written Statements to the Human Rights Council

February 15, 2018 - War Crimes Committed During the War and Occupation of Iraq

February 16, 2018 - Holding the United States-Led Coalition that Invaded Iraq Responsible for the Crime of Aggression 

September 6, 2017 - Immunity For And Impunity Of High Ranking Government Leaders: A Threat To The Rule Of Law And Human Rights 

September 6, 2017 - Continued Impunity for Bush-Era Officials’ Crime of Aggression Against Iraq 

Universal Periodic Review

March 28, 2019 - Submission regarding human rights concerns in the Republic of Iraq