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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
U.S. Announces Plan for Detainee Review and Padilla Sees Lawyer On March 3, 2004, the U.S. Department of Defense issued proposed draft rules providing for annual reviews by three-person panels of military officers of detainees at the military prison in Guant?namo... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States, Cuba Human Rights, National Security, Terrorism, Prisoner Rights
Qatar and Russia Dispute About Killing of Chechen Leader and Arrest of Russian Agents Diplomatic relations between Qatar and Russia have continued to plummet in the aftermath of the apparent assassination of Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, the former president of the Chechen republic, who was... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Russia, Qatar Extradition, Terrorism
Dutch Court Prosecutes Former Congo Colonel for Torture In January 2004, the Dutch began a criminal trial against Sebastien Nzapali, a colonel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?s civil guard, under the country?s former leader Mobutu Sese Seko, for... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Netherlands, Congo Human Rights, Torture
UN Security Council Authorizes Peacekeeping Mission for Haiti as Aristide Resigns, Then Alleges Coercion in His Departure, and Visits Jamaica Turbulence in Haiti resulted in the departure and resignation of Haitian prime Minister Jean-Bertrand Aristide on February 28-29, 2004, followed immediately by a UN Security Council Resolution... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States, Jamaica, Haiti United Nations
Human Rights Watch Accuses U.S. of Violations of Fundamental Rights in Afghanistan On March 8, 2004, Human Rights Watch published a report of large scale abuses of international human rights and international humanitarian law (laws of war) during its military and law enforcement... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States, Afghanistan Human Rights
Oklahoma Schedules Execution of a Mexican Prisoner On March 1, 2004, despite an International Court of Justice provisional order issued against the U.S. Government on behalf of the Government of Mexico with respect to the execution of Mexican... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States, Mexico International Courts, Prisoner Rights, Capital Punishment
EU Adopts Declaration on Combating Terrorism On March 25, 2004, the European Council, citing the terrorist attacks in Madrid on March 11, 2004, adopted a declaration on combating terrorism. In light of the terrorist events in Madrid, the... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Europe National Security, Terrorism, European Union, Economic Integration
Swiss Freeze Assets of 5 Charged in Russian Criminal Investigation On March 11, 2004, Russian prosecutors said they had succeeded in having the Swiss Government freeze nearly $5 billion in assets in Switzerland belonging to the five persons connected with Yukos oil... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Switzerland, Russia Taxation, Mutual Legal Assistance, Fraud, Asset Forfeiture
EU Council Issues Framework Decision on Combating the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Child Pornography On December 22, 2003, the Council of the European Union issued a Framework Decision on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. The preamble explains that the EU acted... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Europe European Union, Sex Crimes
British Gatekeeper Regulations Are In Effect March 1, 2004, HM Treasury announced that new money-laundering regulations that expand the regulated sector came in to effect. Businesses covered by the new regulations are estate agents, casinos,... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United Kingdom Money Laundering, Due Diligence
International Tribunals on War Crimes Continue On February 28, 2004, the prosecution announced it was resting its case against the former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic early in the wake of the announcement approximately one week before... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 Balkans War Crimes, Genocide, International Courts
Bush Administration Reorganizes Counter-Terrorism Financial Enforcement On March 8, 2004, the Bush Administration announced the establishment of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) at the U.S. Department of Treasury. TFI will head Treasury?s efforts... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States Money Laundering, Intelligence, Terrorism
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition Urges US to Enforce Intellectual Property Laws On February 12, 2004, the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, Inc. (IACC) recommended that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick place Canada and Mexico on the Special 301 Priority Watch... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 World Counterfeiting
FATF Acts on Non-Cooperative Countries, Strengthens Cooperation with World Bank Group and Releases New Typologies On February 27, 2004, the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering issued a statement following its Plenary Meeting concerning non-cooperative countries, cooperation with the World Bank Group... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 France, Egypt Money Laundering, International Organizations
Extradition Treaties Recently Signed, Approved for Ratification and/or Entered into Force This article contains a list of extradition treaties. Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 World Extradition
U.S. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Shows Progress & Challenges In March 2004, the U.S. Department of State published the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report. It consists of two volumes. The first volume concerns Drug and Chemical Control and the... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States Drugs & Trafficking, Money Laundering
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Criminal Matters Signed, Approved for Ratification, and/or Entered into Force This article contains a list of MLATs. Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 World Mutual Legal Assistance
International Narcotics Control Board Issues Report On March 3, 2004, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) released a report covering, inter alia: the micro level impact of drugs, crime and violence; the operation of the international drug... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 World International Organizations, United Nations, Drugs & Trafficking
OECD Issues Progress Report on Harmful Tax Practices and Outlines ?Defensive Actions On March 22, 2004, the OECD issued a report and press release, stating that countries have made major progress in their efforts to eliminate harmful tax practices in their economies, modifying or... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 World International Organizations, Taxation
Privy Council Affirms Extradition on Drug Crimes from Bahamas to the U.S. On February 10, 2004, the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council affirmed a decision of the Court of Appeals of the Bahamas that Frank Cartwright and Samuel Knowles should be extradited... Bruce Zagaris 20 5 2004-05-01 United States, United Kingdom, Bahamas Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking