Tag Archives: Hague Convention

Crisis and Compassion: How International Humanitarian Law Applies to the Collapse of Gaza’s Healthcare System

By: Lakshmi Sanmuganathan Amidst Israel’s ongoing military campaign in Gaza, Palestinians continue to bear the brunt of civilian casualties. Since October 2023, more than 29,000 Palestinian civilians have been killed and another 70,000 injured. Further, systematic attacks on hospitals, limited humanitarian access, and blockades on vital medical supplies have significantly hindered the capacity of Gaza’s […]

Golan v. Saada: the Recent Supreme Court Attempt to Resolve the Tension Between International Child Abduction and Custodial Rights 

By: Jess Hwang October 14, 2022 In 1980, the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (“Hague Convention”) was adopted in response to international child abductions in custodial disputes. According to Article 1, the convention’s aim was “to secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed to or retained in any Contracting State” […]