Moshiuzzaman

International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Excerpt Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million. Background Mr Bosco Ntaganda, also known as “Mr Terminator”, is a militia leader, who carried out a range of...

The International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million.

The International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million.

Palestinian Court Rules Balfour Declaration Invalid; Urges the UK To Apologize

Excerpt The Nablus Court of First Instance ruled that Lord Balfour’s declaration to support for a “national home for the Jewish people” violated international law and resulted in the consequences of “nakba”. The Court has called the British government to...

European Court of Human Rights Rules Hungary Violated Asylum-Seeking Family’s Rights

Excerpt The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that Hungary had violated the law in its treatment of a family of five asylum seekers, including three young children. The Iranian Afghan family was held in a Röszke transit zone...

Westminster Magistrates’ Court Orders Extradition for Nirav Modi for Connection With PNB Scam

The London Court delivered the verdict stating that the evidence against Modi was sufficient to merit order for extradition to India, where he is to face criminal charges for money laundering and fraud concerning the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

ECtHR Rejects Case Against Germany Over Afghan Airstrikes

On 16th February 2021, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rejected a complaint made against Germany for its refusal to prosecute an officer who had ordered a deadly bombing in 2009 of two fuel tankers in northern Afghanistan.  Background Following...

Nigerian Farmers Have Jurisdiction to Sue Shell over Pollution Charges: Britain’s Top Court

Excerpt The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court (UKSC), on the 12th of February 2021, ruled that Nigerian farmers and fishermen could sue the Royal Dutch Shell Plc in English Courts over allegations of pollution where the company owns a subsidiary.  Background The appeal...

International Criminal Court Convicts Brigade Commander Ongwen on 61 Counts of Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes

On 4th February 2021, Trial Chamber IX, of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found former brigade commander Dominic Ongwen guilty of 61 (charged with 70) counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Northern Uganda between 1st July 2002 to 31st December 2005. The charges included murder, attempted murder, rape, slavery, enslavement, destruction of property, and persecution amongst others.

The UN Maritime Court Rules That Britain Does Not Have Sovereignty Over Chagos Islands

The special maritime law tribunal of the United Nations (UN) has ruled that Britain does not have sovereignty over the Chagos Islands. The International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has urged the United Kingdom to cease “occupation” over the territory and hand it over to Mauritius. 

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Moshiuzzaman holds a 2:1 LL.B degree from BPP University (UK). He is currently pursuing the CFA chartership and working as an independent legal researcher at the American Society of International Law (ASIL)
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