Human Rights

34 INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

May 5, 2016 was Graduation Day for 34 international officers and civilian officials who attended the DIILS Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) course. The three-week seminar at Naval Station Newport, RI enabled these participants to ascertain how they, and their respective countries...

AFRICOM LEGAL ENGAGEMENTS CHIEF VISITS DIILS MILITARY LAW DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Photo caption:​AFRICOM Legal Engagements Chief meets with MLDP participants from African countries. NEWPORT - U.S. Coast Guard Commander Michelle Bas, a Judge Advocate who leads the Engagements Division of the Office of Legal Counsel at United States Africa Command, observed participant...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DIILS GRADUATES OF THE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE

DIILS graduated 25 students from the 2020 LCHR Course. Countries represented were Cameroon, Egypt, Guatemala, Maldives, Philippines, Mali, Kenya, Lithuania, Slovak Republic, Moldova, Mongolia, Republic of North Macedonia, Nigeria, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Ukraine, Burkina Faso and Zambia. LCHR is...

DIILS ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

MAJ Korbieh with fellow DIILS alum Olga Scripovscaia on the occasion of the Ghana Contingent's Medals Day parade in Bouake, Ivory Coast, November 2014. Name: Major Felix Korbieh Country: GHANA (Army) Attended: “Military Law Development Program” (MLDP),...

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DIILS ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Major Peter Waiaki is currently deployed as a Military Liaison Officer on UN duties (UNMISS) in South Sudan. He deployed mid-August 2016 and will end his mission the end of August 2017. He wants to sincerely thank the DIILS staff for preparing him to face the challenges in South Sudan. The...

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DIILS AND LEBANESE ARMED FORCES CONDUCT EXCHANGE ON PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION

NEWPORT -- A delegation from Lebanon visited the United States to learn about professional military education of American soldiers on the Law of Armed Conflict and International Human Rights Law. The delegation, headed by the Director of International Humanitarian Law of the Lebanese Armed...

DIILS CONDUCTS 1206 ENGAGEMENT IN VALLETTA, MALTA

Graduation photo for Maltese Participants, shown here with DIILS instructors. The Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS) traveled to Malta from 30-31 January where we conducted an interactive, 2-day seminar on international human rights and humanitarian law.  ...

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DIILS CONDUCTS 14th RESIDENT COURSE ON THE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS

NEWPORT -- 16 international participants graduated from the 14th DIILS "Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights" course. The participants lived and studied at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island while attending this three week seminar, which enabled them to ascertain how they and their...

DIILS CONDUCTS HR/IHL SEMINAR IN KENYA

DIILS conducted a seminar on human rights and international humanitarian law in Nairobi, Kenya. The 1206 seminar, mandated by U.S. law, focused on emerging issues involving the law of armed conflict and the responsibilities of nations and military commanders in the prevention,...

DIILS CONDUCTS HUMAN RIGHTS AND COUNTER-TERRORISM SEMINAR IN MAURITANIA

DIILS Adjunct team and participants in Nouakchott, Mauritania, August 2012. DIILS adjunct legal instructors recently completed a mission in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.  Military and civilian leaders attending the U.S. human rights and...

DIILS CONDUCTS HUMAN RIGHTS ENGAGEMENT IN BULGARIA

Concentration International humanitarian law and human rights were the topics of two DIILS seminars in Bulgaria with personnel from the Second Light Infantry Brigade and the 61st Mechanized Brigade of the Bulgarian Army.  The seminars in Stara Zagora and Karlovo focused on the...

DIILS CONDUCTS HUMAN RIGHTS ENGAGEMENT IN BURUNDI

DIILS recently conducted a program in Bujumbura, Burundi on the law of armed conflict and human rights, as mandated by Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act. Fifty-eight soldiers from the Burundian National Defense Forces participated. The program focused on emerging...

DIILS CONDUCTS LEGAL ENGAGEMENT IN ETHIOPIA

A DIILS team conducted an important bridge-building legal engagement in a remote training area close to the village of Bare, in the Somali region (Kilil) of Ethiopia.  The Human Rights seminar focused on the law of armed conflict (LOAC) in international and non-international armed conflict...

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DIILS CONDUCTS PROGRAM IN BANGLADESH

A DIILS Team traveled to Bangladesh to discuss with members of their military the Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights as they apply to international and non-international armed conflict.

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DIILS CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON LEGAL ASPECTS OF MARITIME SECURITY OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS WITH MAURITIUS

A DIILS Team traveled to Mauritius to conduct a workshop on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Security Operations and Human Rights. Participants included officials from the National Coast Guard, Police Prosecution Offices, Attorney General's Office, Ports Authority, Oceanography Institute, and...

DIILS CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH CONGOLESE ON RULE OF LAW

KINSHASA – A graduation ceremony for 56 members of the Congolese armed forces(FARDC) served as the most recent reminder of DIILS long-standing military justiceengagement program with the FARDC.  This successful partnership involved a DIILSteam of Navy Reservists and Congolese...

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DIILS DISCUSSES LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS WITH UZBEKISTAN

DIILS recently completed a Legal Considerations in Military Operations Seminar in Uzbekistan. The seminar, held in the historic capital, Tashkent, was attended by 24 military officers and one representative of the Ministry of Interior. The event focused on the law of armed conflict (LOAC) in...

DIILS ENGAGES CZECH MILITARY ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW AND RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

DIILS Deputy Director Discussing International Humanitarian Law. DIILS recently conducted an international humanitarian law and human rights seminar in Bechyne, Czech Republic, with 31 personnel from the 15th Engineer Brigade of the Czech Military.  The seminar focused on...

DIILS ENGAGES ON BORDER SECURITY, INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -- DIILS conducted a seminar on land and maritime border security attended by 20 military and civilian representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the Immigration Department. Representatives from the Dominican Ministry of Defense included uniformed...

DIILS ENGAGES WITH CAMBODIANS IN OPERATIONAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW SEMINAR

DIILS recently completed an Operational Law and Human Rights seminar in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  It was attended by 28 officers of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), and focused on the impact of human rights law on domestic military operations.  Using case studies and lessons learned...

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18 Oct 2021 - 08:00 to -
Session : Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) Fall 2021

Law of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (LCHR) Fall 2021 (MASL P176019) This four-week course held in Newport, RI is designed for commanders, legal advisors, operational staff officers, and other appropriate leaders of military and security forces in order to develop knowledge and...

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Session : Military Law Development Program (MLDP) 2021

Military Law Development Program (MLDP)(MASL P176026) This nine-week MLDP combines several DIILS programs to provide military legal advisors with a comprehensive military law curriculum which includes military justice and operational law. The operational law component covers international...

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