Articles

E.g., 2017-12
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Secret CIA Prisons in Europe   At its plenary session on September 11, 2012, the European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution calling on EU member states to investigate whether there were secret prisons or facilities on their... Michael Plachta 28 11 2012-11-01 European Union, Europe, United States
Extradition of Chechen Man Detained in Ukraine Delayed Due to ECRH Appeal A Chechen man accused of plotting to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been detained in Ukraine after being arrested in the city of Odessa in February 2012[2]. Sara Hefny 28 11 2012-11-01 Russia, Ukraine Extradition, Human Rights
U.S. District Court Rules U.S. Executive Cannot Block Lawyer Access for Guantánamo Detainees On September 6, 2012, Chief U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth denied U.S. government efforts to restrict lawyers’ access to detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo.   Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Afghanistan Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
U.S. Department of Justice Freezes More than $3 Million of Former Nigerian Governor   On July 24, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it has obtained a restraining order against more than $3 million in corrupt proceeds located in the U.S. related to James Onanefe... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Nigeria, United Kingdom, United States Asset Forfeiture, Corruption
Treasury’s FinCEN Allows Associations of Financial Institutions to Participate In Sharing of Anti-Money Laundering Information On July 25, 2012, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) issued a ruling on the definition of “association of financial institutions.” It affirmed that an “early warning organization”,... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 United States Bank Secrecy, Money Laundering
Shahin, Ex-Chief Executive of Deyaar, Deported from Yemen After Fleeing UAE On Bail After going on hunger strike in May 2012 and released on $1.4 billion bail in July, Zack Shahin, the former chief executive of Dubai-based company Deyaar, fled the UAE and was detained in Sanaa,... Sara Hefny 28 11 2012-11-01 United Arab Emirates, United States, Yemen Deportation, Detention, Embezzlement, Extradition
U.S. and U.K. Conclude 1st FATCA Intergovernmental Agreement On September 14, 2012, the United States and United Kingdom announced the conclusion of the first intergovernmental agreement to improve international tax compliance and implement the Foreign Account... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 United Kingdom, United States Tax Enforcement
European Union’s Continued Commitment to the Fight Against Maritime Piracy               At its 3183rd meeting on July 15, 2012, the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union adopted several conclusions concerning the current efforts of the European Union in the fight... Michael Plachta 28 11 2012-11-01 Djibouti, Europe, Kenya, Libya, Seychelles, Somalia European Commission, European Union, Maritime, Piracy
EU Proposal for a Directive on Victims’ Rights In May 2011, the European Commission presented a communication seeking to strengthen victims' rights in the EU, so that victims are properly recognized and that their rights are respected, without... Michael Plachta 28 11 2012-11-01 European Union, Europe Economic Integration
Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange   On August 16, 2012, the government of Ecuador announced its decision to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, who had been hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 19... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Africa, Ecuador, European Union, Europe, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States Asylum, Extradition
Italian Court of Cassation Upholds Convictions of 23 Former CIA Officers Charged with 2003 Kidnapping and Rendition of Egyptian Terror Suspect     On September 19, 2012, the Italian Court of Cassation1 upheld the convictions of 23 former CIA officers for the 2003 kidnapping and extraordinary rendition of Egyptian terror suspect Osama... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Egypt, European Union, Europe, Germany, Italy, United States Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
U.S. Court of Appeals Stays Injunction against Detention of Counter-Terror Reporters On September 17, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a stay of the District Court’s permanent injunction entered on September 12, 2012, pending appeal.1   U.S. District... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 United States Counter-terrorism, Human Rights
UNO Secretary General Reports on Fighting International Terrorism On July 19, 2012, the Secretary General of the United Nations submitted to the General Assembly his periodical report on measures to eliminate international terrorism.[2] The report has been prepared... Michael Plachta 28 11 2012-11-01 Austria, Belgium, Cuba, Cyprus, El Salvador, European Union, Europe, Finland, Hungary, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States International Organizations, Terrorism
Better a Jail Cell in the United States: Using Extradition to Avoid Criminal Accountability in Colombia Extradition between Colombia and the United States has been a controversial, and often frustrating, arrangement for more than three decades.  The on again, off again treaty has survived Colombian... Luz E. Nagle 28 11 2012-11-01 Colombia, United States Deportation, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
U.S. Indicts Twelve-Year Fugitive for Fraud and Identity Theft in Foreclosure Scam On August 17, 2012, an indictment charged Glen Alan Ward, 47, in the Central District of California with aggravated identity theft and having operated a foreclosure-rescue scam in Southern California... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Canada, United States Extradition, Fraud
Controversy Continues to Plague Swiss Banks That Turn Over Employee Information To U.S. Justice Department On September 4, 2012, Swiss Bankers’ Association Chairman, Patrick Odier defended the April 4th  decision by the Swiss Federal Council, the government’s executive arm, to exchange information on... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Switzerland, United States Tax Enforcement
Ecuador Court Denies Belarus Extradition Request for Political Dissident     On August 28, 2012, the Ecuadorean Supreme Court denied Belarus’ extradition request for 30 year-old Alexander Barankov, a blogger and former military official to whom Ecuador granted refugee... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Belarus, Ecuador Extradition, Human Rights
ICC Denies Rules Against Gbagbo's Jurisdictional and Other Challenges                   On August 15, 2012, the International Criminal Court denied a motion by Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo's lawyers to its jurisdiction to try him for crimes against humanity... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 Cote d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast International Criminal Court
Bibliography of Books, Articles, and Reports - October 2012 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, ARTICLES, AND REPORTS - OCTOBER 2012 Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01
Mauritania Surrenders Qaddafi Intelligence Chief to Libya     On September 5, 2012, Mauritania surrendered to Libya Abdullah al-Senussi, the intelligence chief during the Qaddafi administration and the brother-in-law of Muammar Qaddafi.[1... Bruce Zagaris 28 11 2012-11-01 France, Libya, Mauritania Extradition, International Crimes, International Criminal Court

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