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Medidas provisionales en el caso Jadhav (India c. Pakistán)

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Medidas provisionales en el caso Jadhav (India c. Pakistán) Por Ricardo Arredondo En el marco de las acciones iniciadas por India contra Pakistán por violación del Art. 36 de la Convención de Viena sobre Relaciones Consulares (CVRC), el pasado 18 de mayo, la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ) ordenó que …

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La clave está en el mapa

Muro que separa Estados Unidos de México. Jerome Sessini Magnum Photos

La clave está en el mapa Existen muchos factores que influyen de manera decisiva en las decisiones que toman los dirigentes de cada país. Y el factor más olvidado es la geografía. Tratar de entender los conflictos sin un mapa y una explicación geográfica es casi imposible. Las palabras pueden …

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law There is a widespread myth amongst international lawyers. This is the apparently unshakeable proposition that forcible humanitarian action is clearly unlawful. Any changes to that proposition would be impossible, given: The preponderance of the doctrine of sovereignty over countervailing considerations, such as human rights; …

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last month, Just Security published a long and thoughtful post by Rebecca Ingber with the provocative title “International Law is Failing Us in Syria.” The international law she is talking about is the …

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost? Ever since President Donald Trump won the US elections, climate pundits have been playing the ‘will they, won’t they’ game in relation to US withdrawal from the hard-won and widely accepted 2015 Paris Agreement. The political need …

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Ukraine v Russia (Provisional Measures): State ‘Terrorism’ and IHL  

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Ukraine v Russia (Provisional Measures): State ‘Terrorism’ and IHL   On 16 January 2017, Ukraine filed an Application against Russia before the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’ or ‘the Court’), founding the Court’s jurisdiction (in part) on the compromissory clause (Article 24) of the Terrorism Financing Convention (‘ICSFT’). On the …

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Cuadriga – Venezuela: ¿qué significa dejar la OEA?

Cuadriga | DW.COM

Cuadriga – Venezuela: ¿qué significa dejar la OEA? El gobierno de Maduro quiere unilateralmente dejar la Organización de los Estados Americanos. Ante la inestabilidad social y democrática del país, expertos dicen que Venezuela no quería que la OEA le aplique la Carta Democrática. Pero el proceso será largo y costoso, …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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