Alleged Fraud During Cuba’s Universal Periodic Review

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) recently reviewed the human rights record of Cuba through its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. UNHRC noted positive advancements in gender equality and access to education. Concerns, however, were raised regarding Cuba’s restrictions on…

Kenya’s Decision to Withdraw from Rome Statute

On September 5, 2013, the Kenyan Parliament overwhelmingly supported a proposal from the government to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The motion “to suspend any links, cooperation and assistance” to the Court comes at a…