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Full text of resolution 1970 (2011) – Libya

The full text of resolution 1970 (2011) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Expressing grave concern at the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and condemning the violence and use of force against civilians, “Deploring the gross and systematic violation of human rights, including the repression of peaceful demonstrators, expressing …

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In Swift, Decisive Action, Security Council Imposes Tough Measures on Libyan Regime, Adopting Resolution 1970 in Wake of Crackdown on Protesters

In Swift, Decisive Action, Security Council Imposes Tough Measures on Libyan Regime, Adopting Resolution 1970 in Wake of Crackdown on ProtestersSituation Referred to International Criminal Court;Secretary-General Expresses Hope Message ‘Heard and Heeded’ in LibyaDeploring what it called “the gross and systematic violation of human rights” in strife-torn Libya, the Security …

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Security Council Adopts Resolution 1970 (2011) with respect to Lybia

Security Council Adopts Resolution 1970 (2011) with respect to LybiaYesterday the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1970, whereby it (1) imposed an arms embargo on Lybia; (2) imposed targeted sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on high-level persons in the Lybian regime; (3) and referred the situation in …

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ICC Assembly of States Parties Discusses Possible Amendments to ICC Statute.

ICC Assembly of States Parties Discusses Possible Amendments to ICC Statute.Last week the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the ICC held its Ninth Session in New York. One of the issues on the agenda of the 9th ASP was discussion of amendments to the ICC Statute. Some States had …

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Judgment of 30 November 2010

Judgment of 30 November 2010NEW Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) – Judgment of 30 November 2010 (215 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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ICJ Diallo Merits Judgment

ICJ Diallo Merits JudgmentToday the ICJ delivered its merits judgment in the case concerning Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo). The Court found that in carrying out the arrest, detention and expulsion of Mr. Diallo in 1995-1996, the DRC violated his fundamental rights under …

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Judgment of 30 November 2010

Judgment of 30 November 2010NEW Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) – Judgment of 30 November 2010 (215 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Press Release 2010/38

Press Release 2010/38NEW Proceedings instituted by the Republic of Costa Rica against the Republic of Nicaragua – Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures (81 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Press Release 2010/36

Press Release 2010/36NEW Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Republic of the Congo v. France) – Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Republic of the Congo v. France) Case removed from the Court’s List at the request of the Republic of the Congo (68 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The …

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New Judges at the European Court of Human Rights

New Judges at the European Court of Human RightsEarlier this month, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe elected two new Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). I am delighted to report that Linos-Alexander Sicilianos, a fellow member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Journal …

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Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?

Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?Last month the new Chinese Judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Judge Xue Hanqin, was sworn in and took her seat on the ICJ bench. One remarkable but perhaps little known fact about Judge Hanqin is that she is the only person …

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Misadventures in Statehood

Misadventures in StatehoodProfessor José Alvarez is Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law and Special Adviser on Public International Law, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. He is the immediate past President of the American Society of International LawEditor’s Note: This …

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