Mona Rishmawi


Mona Rishmawi is an international human rights lawyer and a former UN official with a focus on the rule of law and equality. She worked in Syria, Sri Lanka, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, was the Executive Director of the UN International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur, and the UN Independent Expert on Human Rights in Somalia.

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The Plausibility test in the Recent Provisional Measures Orders of the International Court of Justice

In mid-November, the International Court of Justice issued two Orders for provisional measures based on claims under human rights treaties. On 16 November 2023, it issued an Order in the case of Canada and the Netherlands v. the Syrian Arab Republic, concerning the application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…

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