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The Bolton Speech: The Legality of US Retaliatory Action Against Judges and Officials of the International Criminal Court?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Bolton Speech: The Legality of US Retaliatory Action Against Judges and Officials of the International Criminal Court? The speech given on Monday by John Bolton, US National Security Adviser, threatening action by the US against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in response to potential ICC investigation of US personnel …

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Kofi Annan’s Legacy in International Law

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Kofi Annan’s Legacy in International Law by Ian Johnstone [Ian Johnstone is the Dean ad interim of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. This contribution is cross-posted here.] Tributes to Kofi Annan have poured in since his death on August 18, praising his diplomatic skills, his dignified leadership, and his basic human …

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Supreme Court of Spain: UN Treaty Body individual decisions are legally binding

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Supreme Court of Spain: UN Treaty Body individual decisions are legally binding The Spanish Supreme Court has established that the views expressed by UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies in individual complaints are binding on the State. The Court ordered Spain to pay €600,000 in compensation to Ángela González for the …

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What on Earth is Happening to Space Law?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

What on Earth is Happening to Space Law? In 2015 and 2017, respectively, the United States of America and Luxembourg enacted bills granting property rights on resources collected in outer space. The potential beneficiaries of these laws are hi-tech companies investing in the exploration and exploitation of space resources. Even though robotized mining …

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Here Comes the Name Again: Treaty Making at the Epicenter of the Greek Debate over the agreement with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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Here Comes the Name Again: Treaty Making at the Epicenter of the Greek Debate over the agreement with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia This week, the Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers of Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reached agreement over the long running dispute regarding the …

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The Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories

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The Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories Factual Background and Legal Issue The extensive air strikes launched by Israel on Iranian forces and assets across Syria in the early morning of 10 May 2018 present a …

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Interesante sentencia de la CIJ sobre excepciones preliminares en el caso ‘Immunities and Criminal Proceedings’ (Guinea Ecuatorial contra Francia): discusión sobre abusos procesales y del derecho, distinción entre principios y sus derivados

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Interesante sentencia de la CIJ sobre excepciones preliminares en el caso ‘Immunities and Criminal Proceedings’ (Guinea Ecuatorial contra Francia): discusión sobre abusos procesales y del derecho, distinción entre principios y sus derivados Por Nicolás Carrillo Santarelli La Corte Internacional de Justicia (en adelante, CIJ) acaba de emitir y publicar su …

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Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte

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Visions of the ‘Right to Democratic Governance’ under International Law: The Complexities of the Philippines under Duterte Is international law any closer to defining the content of a “right to democratic governance”? International human rights law instruments do not prescribe a form of governance, but they do explicitly refer to …

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The International Community and the Challenge to the Rule of Law: The Future of Iran Nuclear Deal

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The International Community and the Challenge to the Rule of Law: The Future of Iran Nuclear Deal by Katayoun Hosseinnejad and Pouria Askary [Katayoun Hosseinnejad is a university lecturer of international law and attorney at law in Iran and Pouria Askary is an assistant professor of international law at law school of …

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ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint

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ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint On 23 April, The Guardian reported that Palestinian diplomats had filed an inter-state complaint against Israel for breaches of its obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of …

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum The United States, Britain, and France have attacked various chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Even before they acted, a number of commentators claimed that any such attack would be internationally unlawful. Below, I explain why that claim is too simplistic …

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The Dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo Region

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The Dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo Region Introduction On 29 March 2018, Guyana filed an Application against Venezuela before the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’) concerning the two States’ long-standing dispute over the Essequibo region. This Application was filed after the UN Secretary General decided on 30 …

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