The George Washington International Law Review

The George Washington International Law Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 3, 2011

Europe to the Rescue: The Killing of Journalists in Russia and the European Court of Human Rights
I. INTRODUCTIONAnna Politkovskaya was a rarity among journalists in Russia. Rather than comply with the will of President Vladimir Putin's regime and avoid politically disfavored topics, she wrote about the victims of "Putin's Russia"-conscripted Russian...
Protecting Individual Rights in Post-Invasion Iraq
On October 14, 2007, Salih Saif Aldin was murdered while on assignment in Baghdad for the Washington Post.1 The thirty-twoyear- old Iraqi reporter often took on the Washington Post's most dangerous assignments, venturing into neighborhoods like the "Triangle...
Remittances Shouldn't Break the Bank: South Africa's Exchange Control Regulations, Antimoney Laundering Identity Requirements, and Protecting Cross-Border Remitters
I. INTRODUCTIONAsale left her home in Malawi in 2006 at the age of twenty.1 She found work as a housekeeper and nanny in Durban, South Africa, where she receives room, board, and a small salary as her compensation. Since her living expenses are minimal,...
Universal Jurisdiction: A Means to End Impunity or a Threat to Friendly International Relations?
ABSTRACTEnding impunity for perpetrators of serious international crimes such as genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes is considered important because convictions may achieve justice and deter future acts. A controversial tool for ending...
Witchcraft Accusations and Human Rights: Case Studies from Malawi
I. INTRODUCTIONIn Africa, victims of witchcraft accusations, who are most commonly children and older women, face banishment from their communities, loss of property, arrest, imprisonment, and physical violence.1 Even if steps are taken to "cure" the...
Zingari or Italiani?: Discrimination against Roma in Italy and the European Court of Human Rights
I. INTRODUCTIONOn May 14, 2008 in Naples, Italy, a gypsy camp was burning. A few days before, a local woman had told police that a gypsy (or "Roma") woman had entered her apartment and tried to steal her child.1 In retaliation, local residents attacked...

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