International Law and the Nobel Peace Prize

Course Topics in the News

Nobel Dove


War Crimes


Rwanda


UN Rwanda Tribunal Verdict Expected (includes some criticism)
Ex-Rwandan mayor sentenced to life
Amnesty International Welcomes Historic Ruling


Former Yugoslavia


International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia - United Nations


Self-Determination

UN Security Council threatens force against Serbia re Kosovo



Weapons Proliferation


Missile Technology Control Regime

North Koreans test missile over (and past) Japan
Japan searches for, responds to North Korean missile
U.S., N. Korea to resume weapons talks in October
North Korea frustrated by delays in Agreed Framework


Nuclear Non-Proliferation

India, Pakistan Nuclear Capabilities May Be Higher Than Thought
India Joins Pakistan in Call for Nuclear Treaty
U.S. has not confirmed Iraq A-bomb suspicions-September 30, 1998



Soft Law

Nestle's Response to Baby-Formula Report (handed out in class)
A summary of the report itself
Criticism of the Baby-Formula Industry's Response



The Nobel Peace Prize Laureates' Conference

Generally
The Schedule of Pre-Conference Events



Reconciliation

We're not covering Northern Ireland in class, but here's a story that should seem
similar in many ways to that of Central America and Bosnia.



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