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Archivo de Etiquetas: Armed Activities

An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An International Use of Force in Salisbury? In the afternoon of Sunday, 4 March, Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury. Mr Skripal is a former Russian agent convicted of espionage for the West, exchanged in a spy swap and brought …

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Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition”

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition” The dividing line between war and peace is blurred. This is one of the messages emerging from the National Security Strategy (NSS) of the United States of America adopted in December 2017. The United …

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Reopening Proceedings for Reparations and Abuse of Process at the International Court of Justice

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Reopening Proceedings for Reparations and Abuse of Process at the International Court of Justice On 28 July 2017, Nicaragua made the rather surprising announcement that it would revive its claim for US$17 billion in compensation against the United States. To recall, in its 1986 Merits Judgment in Nicaragua v. United …

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‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations? Recently, Ukraine instituted proceedings against Russia before the ICJ, alleging violations of both the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (the ‘Convention’) and the International Convention on the Elimination …

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Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) – Corte Internacional de Justicia

Press Release No. 2013/18 25 July 2013 – FULL TEXT Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) The Court finds that the circumstances, as they now present …

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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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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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Al-Jedda case

OPINIONS OF THE LORDS OF APPEAL FOR JUDGMENT IN THE CAUSE R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) Appellate Committee Lord Bingham of Cornhill Lord Rodger of Earlsferry Baroness Hale of Richmond Lord Carswell Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood Counsel Appellants: Keir Starmer …

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The Contribution of the International Court of Justice and the Law of the Use of Force

The Contribution of the International Court of Justice and the Law of the Use of Force At the end of October,  I had the pleasure of spending a few days at the UN in New York where I was invited to speak to the annual meeting of the Legal Advisers of Foreign Ministers …

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Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International?

Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International? From time to time we have had discussions on this blog about the classification of extraterritorial or transnational conflicts between States and non-State groups. In other words, when States use force abroad against non-State groups, does this lead to an armed conflict …

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Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International?

Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International? From time to time we have had discussions on this blog about the classification of extraterritorial or transnational conflicts between States and non-State groups. In other words, when States use force abroad against non-State groups, does this lead to an armed conflict …

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Declaration on Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States (UNGA resolution 2625 (XXV))

The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 1815 (XVII) of 18 December 1962, 1966 (XVIII) of 16 December 1963, 2103 (XX) of 20 December 1965, 2181 (XXI) of 12 December 1966, 2327 (XXII) of 18 December 1967, 2463 (XXIII) of 20 December 1968 and 2533 (XXIV) of 8 December 1969, in …

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