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Legal news from Monday, July 11, 2016
by Jaclyn Belczyk

The Ivory Coast government should make greater efforts to prevent and punish rape, according to a report released Monday by the UN Operation in the Ivory Coast (UNOCI) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The agencies examined data from 2012-2015, documenting 1,129 cases of rape and finding …

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by Jaclyn Belczyk

The US Department of Defense (DOD) on Monday announced the transfer of two Guantanamo detainees to Serbia. Yemeni detainee Mansur Ahmad Saad al-Dayfi and Tajik detainee Muhammadi Davlatov were transferred to Serbia after extensive review. The transfers come after Sunday's announcement that Yemeni Guantanamo detainee Fayiz Ahmad Yahia Suleiman had been transferred to Italy. …

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