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Archivo de Etiquetas: African States

French Military Intervention in Mali: It’s Legal but… Why? Part I

French Military Intervention in Mali: It’s Legal but… Why? Part I Part 1: The Argument of Collective Self-Defense Dr. Theodore Christakis is Professor of International Law at the University Grenoble-Alpes (France). He is Director of the Centre for International Security and European Studies (CESICE) and chairman of the ESIL Interest …

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A case of negative regional complementarity? Giving the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jurisdiction over International Crimes

A case of negative regional complementarity? Giving the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jurisdiction over International Crimes Max du Plessis, Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict.  He is an Associate Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; Senior Research Associate, International Crime in Africa Programme, …

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“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré

“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré On 20 July 2012, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued its final judgment (summary found here; press release found here) in the proceedings brought by the Kingdom of Belgium against the Republic of Senegal concerning the desired prosecution of …

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Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction

Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction One of the topics that will be taught in any basic course on public international law is “Jurisdiction”. By this is meant the jurisdiction of States and as Rosalyn Higgins explains in her book Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It, questions of …

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Comisión para los Usos Pacíficos de los Fondos Marinos y Oceánicos Fuera de los Límites de la Jurisdicción Nacional 1969-1973 (Documentos en español)

COMISION PARA LOS USOS PACÍFICOS DE LOS FONDOS MARINOS Y OCEÁNICOS FUERA DE LOS LÍMITES DE LA JURISDICCIÓN NACIONAL LEGAL SUB-COMMITTEE A/AC.138/SC.1/1 Programme of work: Note “by the Chairman (dated 10 March 1969) 2 Provisional agenda (dated 10 March 1969) 3 Programme of work (adopted by the Sub-Committee at its …

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The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case?

The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case? After deciding the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) case (about which I and others will have more to say on the blog soon), there is the prospect of …

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AS & DD (Libya) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

Appeal No: SC/42 and 50/2005 Date of Judgment: 27 April 2007 SPECIAL IMMIGRATION APPEALS COMMISSION Before: The Honourable Mr Justice Ouseley (Chairman) Senior Immigration Judge Jordan Mr J Mitchell DD APPELLANT For: DD Special Advocates for DD For: AS Special Advocates for AS For: SSHD and THE SECRETARY OF STATE …

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Congo v. Uganda) (Request for Provisional Measures)

INTERNATIONAL COURT OE JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS CASE CONCERNING ARMED ACTIVITIES ON THE TERRITORY OF THE CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO v. UGANDA) REQUEST FOR THE INDICATION OF PROVISIONAL MEASURES ORDER OF 1 JULY 2000 Present: President GUILLAUME; Judges ODA, BEDJAOUI, RANJEVA, HERCZEGH, FI.EISCHHA.UER, KOROMA. …

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) – Judgment

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS CASE CONCERNING ARMED ACTIVITIES ON THE TERRITORY OF THE CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO v. UGANDA) JUDGMENT OF 19 DECEMBER 2005 Situation in the Great Lakes region — Task of the Court. * Issue of consent. The DRC …

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The Prosecutor vs. Brima, Kamara and Kanu (AFRC Case)

SPECIAL COURT FOR SIERRA LEONE TRIAL CHAMBER II Justice Julia Sebutinde, Presiding Judge Justice Richard Lussick Justice Teresa Doherty Herman von Hebel 19 July 2007 SCSL-04-16-T Before: Registrar: Date: Case No.: PROSECUTOR Against Alex Tamba BRIMA Brima Bazzy KAMARA Santigie Borbor KANU SENTENCING JUDGEMENT   Office of the Prosecutor Christopher …

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The African Union takes on the ICC Again: Are African States Really Turning from the ICC?

The African Union takes on the ICC Again: Are African States Really Turning from the ICC? In the latest summit meeting of the African Union (AU) held in Malabo, Equitorial Guinea, the AU Assembly of Heads of States and Governments has reiterated its opposition to a number of prosecutions at the …

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