Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius wrote the international law document De Jure Belli ac Pacis (On the Law of War and Peace) in Paris in 1625. Continue reading
Indian-born lawyer, Mohandas K. Gandhi lead nonviolent acts of civil disobedience of international significance or satyagraha (Hindi for "truth force") Continue reading
Bartolomé de las Casas (US: /lɑːs ˈkɑːsəs/ lahs KAH-səs, Spanish: [baɾtoloˈme ðe las ˈkasas] (About this soundlisten); c. 1484 – 18 July 1566) was a 16th-century Spanish colonist who acted as a historian and social reformer before becoming a Dominican friar.
The international treaty “Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” prohibiting racial discrimination was signed by Continue reading
Those who attended the International Congress of Comparative Law in Paris, France, in 1900, proposed an international law code to be used by national legislatures. Since then a general code of international law has yet been implemented. The laws are very slow to change. Continue reading