jueves, junio 30, 2022

Noticias

Press Release 2008/34

Press Release 2008/34 NEW Request for an advisory opinion by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/63/3) – The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo (71 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, …

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Violaciones de derechos humanos en ciudades de todo el mundo

Violaciones de derechos humanos en ciudades de todo el mundo 1.    Desalojados en nombre del ‘desarrollo’ (Camboya)En febrero de 2008, un representante de los residentes en la zona de Boeung Kak, en Phnom Penh, contó a Amnistía Internacional: “Hemos visto el plan de desarrollo, y por supuesto que nos preocupa, …

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ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence

ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence Yesterday, the UN General Assembly by 77 votes in favor, 6 votes against and 74 Member States abstaining backed Serbia’s proposal to submit the question of the legality of Kosovo’s independence to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  According …

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The Israeli Supreme Court denies the occupied Palestinian population the right to leave their country

The Israeli Supreme Court denies the occupied Palestinian population the right to leave their country In another worrying judgment generated by the Israeli HCJ, the Court upholds that the occupying power can restrict the basic human right to leave one’s country and the freedom of movement (Article 12 of the …

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Africa’s evolving Human Rights Architecture

Africa’s evolving Human Rights Architecture This is a summary of a report produced by: Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) after a two day seminar held from 28-29 June 2007 at Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town. The paper discusses the effectiveness of Africa’s human rights institutions. It …

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El coste humano de la guerra en Georgia

El coste humano de la guerra en Georgia La destrucción en gran escala de bienes, la existencia de artefactos no detonados y la preocupación incesante por la seguridad han impedido a decenas de miles de personas regresar a sus hogares tras el conflicto entre Georgia y Rusia que tuvo lugar …

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ONU: EL CONSEJO DE DERECHOS HUMANOS APRUEBÓ POR CONSENSO UNA RESOLUCIÓN ARGENTINA SOBRE EL DERECHO A LA VERDAD

ONU: EL CONSEJO DE DERECHOS HUMANOS APRUEBÓ POR CONSENSO UNA RESOLUCIÓN ARGENTINA SOBRE EL DERECHO A LA VERDAD Por iniciativa argentina, el 24 de septiembre el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas aprobó por consenso, y con el copatrocinio de 54 países, una nueva resolución sobre el derecho …

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Conference on the role of supreme courts in an internationalizing world

Conference on the role of supreme courts in an internationalizing world The Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HIIL) organizes a two-day conference on ‘The changing role of the highest courts in an internationalizing world’. The conference will take place on 23 and 24 October 2008 in the Peace …

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The International Criminal Court decides on confirmation of charges against Congolese “warlords”

The International Criminal Court decides on confirmation of charges against Congolese “warlords” On Friday 26 September the International Criminal Court issued the decision on the confirmation of charges in the case of “The Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui”. The two militia leaders Katanga and Ngudjolo Chui are …

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70th Anniversary of the Infamous Munich Agreement

70th Anniversary of the Infamous Munich Agreement The Munich Agreement (Münchner Abkommen) concluded at Munich, September 29, 1938, between Germany (Adolf Hitler), Great Britain (Neville Chamberlain), France (Edouard Daladier) and Italy (Benito Mussolini) has become one of the most controversial international treaties signed in the twentieth century. It raised endless …

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New Council of Europe human rights memorandum confirms that UK immigration detention system violates human rights

New Council of Europe human rights memorandum confirms that UK immigration detention system violates human rights The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Thomas Hammarberg has published his memorandum on the UK asylum and immigration system with a number of notable conclusions and recommendations. Amongst many other …

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EL VATICANO OTORGÓ EL PLÁCET A JUAN PABLO CAFIERO PARA SER EMBAJADOR ANTE LA SANTA SEDE

EL VATICANO OTORGÓ EL PLÁCET A JUAN PABLO CAFIERO PARA SER EMBAJADOR ANTE LA SANTA SEDE La Cancillería argentina informa que este mediodía el Nuncio Apostólico en la Argentina, Adriano Bernardini, le comunicó oficialmente al Secretario de Culto de la Nación, Guillermo Oliveri, que el Vaticano otorgó el plácet de …

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