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NYT: Obama Could Reaffirm Bush-Era Torture
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Obama Could Reaffirm A Bush-Era Reading Of A Treaty On Torture

When the Bush administration revealed in 2005 that it was secretly interpreting a treaty ban on cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as not applying to C.I.A. and military prisons overseas, Barack Obama, then a newly elected Democratic senator from ... Huffington Post, 5 days ago
NYT: Obama Could Reaffirm Bush-Era Torture Institute for Public Accuracy, 3 days ago

The Growing Pains of Investment Treaties

By Angel Gurria International investment treaties are in the spotlight as articles in the Financial Times and Economist last week show. An ad hoc investment arbitration tribunal recently awarded $50 billion to shareholders in Yukos. EU ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago For a stronger investment treaties system  OECD Observer1 week ago

State Department Official Calls For 'Flexibility' On Drug Control Treaties

William R. Brownfield, U.S. assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, speaks during a press conference at the presidential residence in Guatemala City on March 27, 2012. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/) ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago Desperate scenes as drug law enforcers try to preserve the status quo week ago

Russia accuses U.S. of "grave violations" of nuclear treaty

Russia on Thursday accused the United States of "periodical grave massive" violations of the terms of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. "Our U.S. partners feel themselves free to interpret their obligations under the INF, and ... weeks ago Russian INF Treaty Violations: Assessment and Response  Center for Strategic and International Studies1 week ago Russia accuses U.S. of violations of nuclear treaty  Xinhua News Agency2 weeks ago Russia accuses US of 'grave violations' of nuclear treaty  Global Times2 weeks ago
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Indonesia province to punish gay sex by public caning

Human rights groups have said the law violates international treaties signed by Indonesia protecting the rights of minorities and women. Lawmakers in a conservative Muslim Indonesian province passed a law Saturday that punishes gay sex by public ...
 Haaretz3 weeks ago Indonesia's Aceh province canes 4 for gambling  Yahoo! Malaysia3 weeks ago Indonesia's Aceh approves caning for gay sex  New Age Bangladesh3 weeks ago 100 lashes (or 100 months in jail) for gay sex in Indonesian province  Russia Today3 weeks ago

US Supreme Court: Arbitrators should interpret local litigation clause in bilateral investment treaty

October 2, 2014 The recent Supreme Court determination that procedural issues in a bilateral investment treaty should be decided by arbitrators, while the substantive questions are open for de novo court review, left ...
 Dentons2 weeks ago September 2014: International Arbitration Update  JD Supra2 weeks ago The States and the Supreme Court  Council of State Governments6 days ago No torture exception to state immunity  Lawyers Weekly Canada4 days ago

UN Rapporteur on Right to Health calls for investment treaties review

International investment agreements should be reviewed to give States the policy space and power to introduce health laws in the public interest regardless of the impact of such changes on investors rights. by K M Gopakumar Investment treaties ...
 Sunday Observer6 days ago Investment: UN Rapporteur on right to health call for review of investment treaties  Third World Network1 week ago

Marijuana Legalization Poses a Dilemma for International Drug Treaties

I recently sat down with Wells Bennett , a Brookings fellow in governance studies who, along with John Walsh of the Washington Office on Latin America, has authored a new report, Marijuana Legalization Is an Opportunity to Modernize International ...
 Brookings Institution1 week ago

Foreign Implementation of WIPO Internet Treaties

DESCRIPTION: This session explored how foreign laws have interpreted and implemented the relevant provisions of the WIPO Internet Treaties. A few members from the audience added final comments and views on the issued discussed during the day.
 Library of Congress2 weeks ago

CIS court sides with Kyrgyzstan on treaty meaning

The Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States has ruled on the interpretation of a regional treaty that has been used to bring a series of investor-state claims against Kyrgyzstan leading to the quashing of Russian court decisions ...
 Global Arbitration Review4 weeks ago Kyrgyz Government: CIS Economic Court rejects findings of arbitration on claim of Stans Energy Corp. and LLC Kutisay Mining  24.kg3 weeks ago
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