Nation Topics - International Law
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A sense of malaise plagues activist circles, with energies largely spent supporting the thousands in prison.
As the UN Committee Against Torture meets in Geneva, Murat Kurnaz urges justice for those detained and tortured at Guantánamo.
Forty years ago, the Israeli army tortured and imprisoned her. Now she’s being forced to relive the nightmare in a US court.
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy.
The United States is no Soviet Union—and yet it has set up machinery that satisfies certain tendencies that are in the genetic code of totalitarianism.
What two versions of "justice" tell us about our one-superpower world.
Aamer, the last British resident still imprisoned at Guantánamo, has faced ongoing retaliation for speaking out against his detention. Now The Nation has evidence that he may be sent to Saudi Arabia.
The ICC’s decision to prosecute Uhuru Kenyatta for crimes against humanity—and the Court’s imperial demeanor—invigorated his Kikuyu base.
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