Red Cross Responds to Haitian Earthquake Victims

Isabelle Daoust visited American University Washington College of Law (WCL) on January 20, 2010 to discuss relief efforts after the Haitian earthquake on January 12, 2010. Ms. Daost, a graduate of McGill University, Faculty of Law, has worked for both…

Landmark Rendition Trial in Italy

In a landmark ruling on November 4, 2009, Italy’s highest court gave verdicts on the 2003 abduction of Egyptian-born cleric Mustafa Osama Nasr, known as Abu Omar. On February 17, 2003, Nasr, an Egyptian cleric, was abducted as part of…

Treating Addiction Through Force

Drug users in Cambodia are subject to arbitrary arrest and commitment to drug treatment facilities, but in a startling development may now also be unwilling participants in an experimental drug trial. In December 2009, police in Phnom Penh reportedly arrested…