Updated: February 29, 2016 | newjurist.com
In 2005, Fidel Castro, asked University of Havana students whether or not they thought Cuba's revolutionary process would survive. By W.T. Whitney Jr. Read the article

South Africa: Chaskalson's Rule of Law under Threat

By Frank Richardson

Arthur ChaskalsonThe weakening of the judiciary is compounded by the growing perception by South Africans, confirmed by various surveys, that corruption is endemic in their police force and prosecution service. A number of high-ranking officials have been accused and/or found guilty of maladministration, fraud and corruption, thus undermining public trust in the criminal justice system as a whole. More »

Fascism is Alive in Spain


Fascism The fascist regime led by General Franco was one of the most repressive regimes in Europe in the twentieth century. Read »


Rwanda Genocide

Rwanda GenocideWestminster Magistrates court is a world away from Rwanda or the horrors of its genocide which began 20 years ago this week. More »

Africa and the ICC
By Joseph Kaifala February 17, 2016
Africa should stay with the ICC and reform it so that it works for the continent. Currently, the African Union does not convince anyone of its capacity to prosecute crimes. More »
Abortion in Ireland
By Abhijit SirdesaiMarch 15, 2015
The denial to abort the fetus in the case of Savita Halappanavar was not ignorance or the negligence on the part of hospital officials but in fact was an adherence to the law of Ireland. More »

Barrel Bombs

By Kenneth Roth
Beyond killing civilians, barrel bombs are improvised weapons, that are playing a big part in forcing Syrians from their country. Read »

Person und Politik

By Barbara Rosenberg
Barbra RosenbergDie Beurteilung von Politik wird immer stärker personalisiert. Gleichzeitig werden die Aufgabenstellungen komplexer. Read »

Worker's Rights in Algeria

By Human Rights Watch
workers rights in AlgeriaThe government punishes peaceful protesters and strikers with retaliatory suspensions or dismissals from public service jobs. Read »

UNICEF UK Climate Report

By Jon Snow
Jon SnowA staggering three-quarters of young people in the UK aged 11-16 are concerned about how climate change will impact their lives. Read »