miércoles, febrero 28, 2024

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COMUNICADO DEL GOBIERNO ARGENTINO

COMUNICADO DEL GOBIERNO ARGENTINO El Gobierno argentino expresa su profundo pesar y rechazo por los actos de violencia que una vez más vuelven a enlutar a oriente medio y la franja de Gaza, dejando un trágico saldo de muertos y heridos en la población civil. La Argentina urge a las …

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The Two Faces of the Genocide Convention

The Two Faces of the Genocide Convention In keeping with Christmas spirit, here’s my next post on the Genocide Convention. Can a state be responsible for genocide? What does that even mean? Aren’t international crimes, in the sage words of the Nuremberg Tribunal, committed by men, not by abstract entities? …

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Immunity and International Criminal Tribunals

Immunity and International Criminal Tribunals Earlier this week, the Trial Chamber at International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) hearing the case against Radovan Karadzic issued a decision in which it stated that “According to customary international law, there are some acts for which immunity from prosecution cannot be …

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The maritime border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia

The maritime border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia Tensions have been unfortunately  increasing again in last days between Slovenia and Croatia. Below you can find an excerpt from The Conundrum of the Piran Bay, co-authored by Matej Avbelj and myself, which it is once again extremely actual. Let us hope somebody learns …

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ISLAS MALVINAS: RESPALDO DEL MERCOSUR A LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA

ISLAS MALVINAS: RESPALDO DEL MERCOSUR A LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA En el marco de la XXXVI Cumbre de Jefes de Estado del MERCOSUR que se lleva a cabo en Costa do Sauípe, Brasil, -donde la Presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner encabeza la delegación argentina acompañada por el canciller Jorge Taiana? los …

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60 Years of the Genocide Convention

60 Years of the Genocide Convention Many thanks to Dapo for inviting me to blog here at EJIL: Talk! – hopefully the blog will turn out to be as successful in the blawgosphere as the EJIL is in print. In the next couple of weeks I intend to write on …

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The Application of Human Rights Treaties in Wartime

The Application of Human Rights Treaties in Wartime This year the EJIL has been marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by publishing a series of articles on international human rights law. The international human rights movement was birthed in response to the atrocities during the …

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UN General Assembly Adopts the Optional Protocol to ICESCR

UN General Assembly Adopts the Optional Protocol to ICESCR On 10 December the UN General Assembly at its plenary meeting unanimously adopted an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Protocol is undoubtedly a milestone in the history of the universal human rights system. …

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Ban Ki-moon on Human Rights Council

Ban Ki-moon on Human Rights Council This week saw the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Although immense progress has been made in those 60 years toward the aim of universal respect for fundamental rights, it is often asserted that major setbacks have occurred in the area …

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