International Accountability Primers

PRIMERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN ASIA: 'NON-REFOULEMENT & INTERNATIONAL LAW

AJC's fifth publication in our series of primers for international accountability in Asia addresses Non-Refoulement & International Law. This primer serves as a brief but concise explainer on what constitutes the principle of non-refoulement in international law, to whom this principle applies, who must uphold the principle, the legal nature of the principle in international law, and its exceptions (if any).

PRIMERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN ASIA: 'GENOCIDE'

AJC's fourth publication in our series of primers for international accountability in Asia addresses genocide. This primer serves as a brief but concise explainer on what constitutes genocide, how it differs from other international crimes, who can get convicted for the crime of genocide, and state responsibility for genocide.

PRIMERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN ASIA: CLASSIFICATION OF ARMED CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

AJC's third publication in our series of primers for international accountability in Asia addresses armed conflict classification in international law. This primer serves as a brief but concise explainer on what constitutes an armed conflict, how and why such armed conflict is classified under international law, what law governs the armed conflict, and what are the core principles of international (humanitarian) law that governs parties means and conduct during the armed conflict.

PRIMERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN ASIA: 'INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS AND MYANMAR'

AJC's second publication in our series of primers for international accountability in Asia addresses international sanctions and Myanmar. This primer serves as a brief but concise explainer on what is meant by international sanctions, what factors must be considered while advocating for such sanctions, how effective sanctions are as a means to achieve justice and accountability, how did the unilateral, multilateral, and targeted sanctions work against the Tatmadaw in the past, and how breaches of sanctions could be remedied.

PRIMERS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY IN ASIA: 'CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY'

AJC's first publication in our series of primers for international accountability in Asia addresses crimes against humanity. This primer serves as a brief but concise explainer on what crimes against humanity are, the legal elements to be satisfied, potential avenues for investigating and prosecuting them, and considerations for civil society organizations (CSOs) or individuals potentially involved in the documentation of such crimes.