Articles

E.g., 2017-08
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
World Diamond Council Urges Governments to Enact Regulations on Conflict Diamonds On October 29, 2002, the World Diamond Council (WDC), a New York-based organization composed of diamond manufacturers and traders, passed a resolution to encourage diamond dealers to guarantee the... Brian McCarthy 18 12 2002-12-01 Africa, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Congo Customs Enforcement, Economic Sanctions, International Organizations, Trade Enforcement, United Nations
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Legislation Criminalizing Internet Gambling On October 1, 2002, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote proposed legislation (H.R. 556) to criminalize Internet gambling and facilitate the targeting of financial intermediaries... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States International Gaming
Swiss Schedule January 27 Meeting to Reconsider Application of Geneva Conventions On January 27, 2003, the Swiss Government will convene a three-day meeting at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts to consider the application of the Geneva Conventions on the Law of War.... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Europe, Switzerland Human Rights, Law of War, European Union, United Nations
The Unfinished Story of the Cambodia Criminal Tribunal: An Analysis of the Law of August 2001 and its Aftermath The Unfinished Story of the Cambodia Criminal Tribunal: An Analysis of the Law of August 2001 and its Aftermath Konstantinos D. Magliveras 18 12 2002-12-01 Cambodia Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide
Former Bosnia Serb Woman Leader Pleads Guilty before ICTY On October 2, 2002, Biljana Plavsic, the Bosnian Serb vice president during the 1992-5 Yugoslav conflict, plead guilty of crimes against humanity, becoming the first high official to plead guilty.... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 Balkans Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts
U.S. House Passes Sanctions Against Sudan for War Crimes On October 7, 2002, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Sudan Peace Act by a 359-8 vote, which imposes sanctions against the Sudan Government unless progress toward peace is achieved soon... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Sudan Economic Sanctions, Human Rights, War Crimes
FATF Announces Collaboration with World Bank Group on Methodology, Acts on Non-Cooperative List, and Holds Global Forum On October 11, 2002, the Financial Action Task Force issued a press release on three developments: a new methodology for evaluating compliance by countries with the anti-money laundering standards;... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 World Bank Secrecy, International Organizations, Terrorism
Bush Administration Embarks on New Initiative to Combat Terrorism Financing Amid Broad Criticisms On October 20, 2002, Jimmy Gurulé, the U.S. Treasury Department’s undersecretary for enforcement, started a six-day visit to Europe to try to reach an agreement on designating and blacklisting more... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States National Security, Terrorism
Senate Banking Has Oversight Hearing on Administration?s Money Laundering Strategy On October 3, 2002, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing on ?The Administration?s National Money Laundering Strategy for 2002 and expressed concern that... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States Money Laundering, National Security, Terrorism
U.S. Senate Finance Hearing Reveals New Initiatives on Counter-terrorism Financial Enforcement On October 9, 2002, a Senate Finance Committee heard a progress report on efforts by the Bush Administration to achieve progress on counter-terrorism financial enforcement. Jimmy Gurulé, Under... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States Terrorism, United Nations
EU Council Recommends Enhanced Cooperation Between Member States to Combat Illicit Trafficking in Precursor Chemicals In a recommendation dated April 25, 2002, the Council of the European Union recommends its Member States to enhance the cooperation and exchange of information between their operational units... Tom L.W. Scheirs 18 12 2002-12-01 Europe European Union, Drugs & Trafficking
Colombia Extradites Two Nationals to U.S. on Murder & Kidnaping Charges On October 28, 2002, the Colombian Government extradited two citizens suspected of participating in a violent kidnaping group that targeted U.S. and other foreign workers in Ecuador and demanded... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Colombia, Ecuador Extradition, Kidnaping, Drugs & Trafficking
U.S. Arrests Montemayor on Mexican Extradition Request On October 9, 2002, Rogelio Montemayor, a 54-year-old former Coahuila state governor, surrendered to the U.S. Marshal?s Service after an arrest warrant for his extradition was issued the same day.... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Mexico Extradition, Immigration
EU and U.S. Progress Towards Counter-Terrorism Enforcement Cooperation On September 14, 2002, the Danish Minister of Justice Lene Espersen on behalf of European Union?s Justice and Home Affairs Council announced progress with respect to discussions with the United... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Europe Extradition, Terrorism, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
Jemaah Islamiah Added to National and U.N. Terror List On October 22, 2002, the U.S. State Department announced it will list Jemaah Islamiah (JI) as a terrorist organization and efforts grew to add JI to the U.N. list of terrorist organizations.... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, Singapore Terrorism, United Nations
Europol and Italian Government Raid Human Smuggling Network On October 2, 2002, Europol and the Italian R.O.S. Carabinieri coordinated a crack down against an international organized criminal organization involved in trafficking women for sexual exploitation... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 Europe, Italy Human Trafficking, European Union, Organized Crime, Sex Crimes
European Justice and Home Affairs Council Acts on Criminal Justice Harmonization On October 14-15, 2002, the European Justice, Home Affairs and Civil Protection Council worked on a number of criminal justice items during its meeting. The Council considered a general approach,... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 Europe, Human Rights, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. and P.R.C. Strengthen Enforcement Cooperation and FBI Opens Beijing Office On October 24, 2002, United States Attorney General John Ashcroft announced the opening of a liaison office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Beijing and other steps to strengthen law... Bruce Zagaris 18 12 2002-12-01 United States, China Mutual Legal Assistance