Articles

E.g., 2018-02
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Canada Denies U.S. Extradition Request for Somalis Allegedly Linked to Terrorism Financing On June 3, 2002 Canadian officials announced that Canada would deny a U.S. extradition request for Somali national Liban Hussein, 31 years old, whom the U.S. accuses of terrorism financing and... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Canada, United States, Middle East, Somalia Extradition, Terrorism
European Justice and Home Affairs Meet and Act On April 25-26, 2002 the European Union?s Justice, Home Affairs, and Civil Protection Ministers held their 2423rd Council meeting under the Spanish presidency. There were a few recommendations that... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Europe European Union
Mexico Court Denies U.S. Extradition Request Due to Potential Life Sentence On May 22, 2002 a Mexican federal court denied a U.S. extradition request for Jesus Amezcua, who is charged in California with drug trafficking and money laundering. The Mexican Supreme Court had... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Capital Punishment
UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Holds 11th Session On April 16-25, 2002 the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held its eleventh session in Vienna. Delegates reviewed the activities of the U.N. Center for... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 World United Nations
11 Kuwaiti Families Bring Suit Against the U.S. for Guantanamo Bay Prisoners On May 2, 2002 counsel for families of 11 Kuwaiti nationals detained at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have filed a suit in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia, claiming... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, Kuwait Human Rights, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
OAS Ministry of Justices Have Fourth Meeting On March 10-13, 2002 the fourth meeting of the Organization of American States meeting of Ministers of Justice was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. OAS member are to continue to... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 North America, Latin America and South America International Organizations, Mutual Legal Assistance
U.S. Government Appeals Court Decision to Allow U.S. Detainee Access to Counsel On May 31, 2002 the U.S. Department of Justice filed an emergency appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to deter Yaser Esam Hamdi, 21, who was born in Louisiana and raised in... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, Saudi Arabia Human Rights, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
Belgium Arrests Genocide Suspects on Rwanda Tribunal Warrant On May 15, 2002 Belgian Law Enforcement authorities announced the arrest of Leonidas Rusatira on an arrest warrant issued by the United Nations tribunal in Rwanda for genocide and crimes against... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Belgium, Rwanda Law of War, United Nations, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
EU and NGOs Urge U.S. to Alleviate Detainees? Conditions in Afghanistan On May 13, 2002 the European Union?s special envoy, the U.S. based Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Afghan Taliban and Pakistani prisoners near the northern Afghan City of Mazar-e-Sharif. EU... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States Human Rights, International Organizations, European Union, Prisoner Rights
Yugoslav Tribunal Flourishing The International Criminal Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) continues to flourish as it reaches both the peak of its activity but also plans an exit strategy. On May 21, 2002... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Balkans Human Rights, Law of War, War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Frankel Pleads Guilty, Five States Sue Vatican over Insurance Frauds On May 14, 2002 Martin R. Frankel, 47, a former fugitive, pleaded guilty to 23 federal counts of racketeering and wire and securities fraud. Meanwhile, insurance commissioners for five states sued... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, Germany, Switzerland Immunity, Fraud
Brazilian Police Arrest Egyptian National on Terrorism Charges in Egypt On April 17, 2002 the media reported that Brazilian national police arrested Muhamad Ibrahim Soliman, an Egyptian charged for terrorist conduct by his own government. The media report alleged that... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Egypt Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
EU Orders Blocking Assets of 11 Terrorist Organizations On May 3, 2002 the European union ordered the blockage of the assets of 11 international terrorist organizations and seven individuals in a continuing efforts to probatively identify and block assets... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Europe Economic Sanctions, European Union, Asset Forfeiture
Somali Swedes Challenge Terrorism Freeze Procedures The international community, counterterrorism officials, and the international human rights community are closing watching the case of the freezing of assets against the Somali Swedes. The assets of... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, , Somalia Terrorism, United Nations, Asset Forfeiture
Inter-American Cooperation against Terrorism Gathers Momentum In the aftermath of the terrorists incidents of September 11, 2001 the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (CICTE) has gathered significant momentum. In 1998 the Organization of American... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 United States, Bolivia International Organizations, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
Interpol Develops Initiative Against Transnational Terrorism On April 12, 2002 during a meeting of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in Tabago, Luciano Gulielmini, Interpol, outlined Interpol?s initiative against transnational terrorism, which... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 World International Organizations, Terrorism, Economic Integration
Four Southeast Asian Countries Conclude Counter-Terrorism Cooperation Agreement On May 7, 2001 Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines signed a counterterrorism cooperation agreement that will fortify border controls, facilitate the sharing of airline passenger lists, and... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia Intelligence, Terrorism, Mutual Legal Assistance
OECD Reports on Implementation of Convention on Bribery of Foreign Public Officials On May 7, 2002 the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development declassified a report on the implementation of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Official in International... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 World Money Laundering, Corruption, International Organizations
FATF Proposes Major Changes to Its 40 Anti-Money Laundering Recommendations On May 30, 2002, the Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering (FATF) issued a Consultant Paper proposing major revisions and extensions of the forty recommendations. In an effort to... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 World Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Due Diligence, International Organizations
Europol-Poland: New Co-operative Relationships Based on the 2001 Bilateral Treaty On the eve of the accession by Poland and other candidate countries to the European Union and in the face of the still increasing threat posed by organized and other criminal groups, the need for... Bruce Zagaris 18 7 2002-07-01 Europe, Poland International Organizations, European Union, Drugs & Trafficking, Mutual Legal Assistance, Economic Integration

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