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ICTY Trial Chamber Suspends Seselj Trial

ICTY Trial Chamber Suspends Seselj Trial The most poorly run trial ever before the ICTY – the high profile proceedings against the ultra-nationalist Serbian leader Vojislav Seselj – has entered into what I can only call its metastasis. AP reports that today the Trial Chamber, by 2 votes to 1 …

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CIDH CONDENA ASESINATO DE DEFENSOR DE DERECHOS HUMANOS EN BRASIL

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA Nº  04/09 CIDH CONDENA ASESINATO DE DEFENSOR DE DERECHOS HUMANOS EN BRASIL Washington, D.C., 6 de febrero de 2009 – La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) condena el asesinato del abogado defensor de derechos humanos y concejal de la ciudad de Itambé, Paraiba, Manoel Bezerra de …

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Falklands' new dawn: islanders plan future around 18bn barrels of oil

Falklands’ new dawn: islanders plan future around 18bn barrels of oil Drills ready but prospective barons face environmental – and Argentinian – obstacles Early evening chatter in the Victory bar in Port Stanley used to touch on squid hauls and cruise liner schedules. Now, as the locals sip on imported …

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President Obama and International Law

President Obama and International Law Over on Jurist, Mary Ellen O’Connell has an interesting piece on the role that President Obama might have in restoring US faith in international law. O’Connell argues that the decline in US respect for international law is primarily attributable to Hans Morgenthau, his realist approach …

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International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial

International Criminal Court starts first war crimes trial Today the trial of Thomas Lubanga at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will (finally) begin. After much confusion and delay inter alia regarding the issue of disclosure of evidence from the prosecutor to the defence/judges of the court (we reported earlier here, here and …

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New judges at the International Criminal Court

New judges at the International Criminal Court At the seventh session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, which opened on 19th January at the UN Headquarters in New York, six members of the ICC were elected (see press release). 1. SHAHABUDDEEN, …

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