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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?)

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Aggression and Criminal Responsibility (for Whom?) by Nikola Hajdin [Nikola Hajdin is a doctoral candidate in international law at Stockholm University and a fellow at the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice] On December the 14th, 2017, the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute adopted a resolution …

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A New Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Link Recognised by the IACtHR

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

A New Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Link Recognised by the IACtHR In its recently published Advisory Opinion on “The Environment and Human Rights” of 15 November 2017 (in EJIL: Talk! summarized here; on its potential diagonal effect see here), the Inter-American Court is the first human rights court to recognise a new extraterritorial …

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Achmea: The principle of autonomy and its implications for intra and extra-EU BITs

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Achmea: The principle of autonomy and its implications for intra and extra-EU BITs On 6 March 2018, the CJEU issued its judgment in Case C-284/16 Achmea, where it opined that intra-EU BITs and in particular their ISDS provisions are incompatible with the principle of autonomy of EU law. In a …

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African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?)

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African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?) It never gets boring. At the latest African Union (AU) summit, which wrapped up recently in Addis Ababa, the AU-ICC controversy went into its next round; this time, however, with a rather constructive proposal for easing the tensions that had built …

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The ICC and Israel: Prosecuting the Punitive Demolition of Palestinian Homes

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The ICC and Israel: Prosecuting the Punitive Demolition of Palestinian Homes by Elvina Pothelet [Elvina Pothelet is a Visiting Researcher at the Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Geneva.] Last Friday, a car-ramming attack in the West Bank killed two Israeli soldiers and injured two …

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Summit of the Americas: Is There a Place for Venezuela?

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Summit of the Americas: Is There a Place for Venezuela? by Ricardo Arredondo [Ricardo Arredondo is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Buenos Aires.] 1. Introduction In recent months, Latin-American countries have been actors and witnesses of a heated debate, as tend to be those in which …

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Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo In his State of the Union speech on January 30, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his signing of a new executive order aimed at keeping open the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as …

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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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The European Convention on Human Rights: the Draft Copenhagen Declaration and the Threat to the European Court

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The European Convention on Human Rights: the Draft Copenhagen Declaration and the Threat to the European Court by Roisin Pillay [Róisín Pillay is Director of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Europe Programme.]  The European Court of Human Rights is once more facing a political challenge to its role, in …

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The Rise of Environmental Law in International Dispute Resolution: Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues Landmark Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights

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The Rise of Environmental Law in International Dispute Resolution: Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues Landmark Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights The Inter-American Court’s Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights, released on 7 February 2018 (in Spanish only) (for brevity “AO”), is the latest and potentially most …

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Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not

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Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not by Julian Ku Last month, the UN Secretary General António Guterres announced that he was referring the longstanding border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela to the International Court of Justice. This decision was made after a …

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Treaty Between The United States Of America And The Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics On The Limitation Of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems

TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE LIMITATION OF ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE SYSTEMS Signed at Moscow May 26, 1972 Ratification advised by U.S. Senate August 3, 1972 Ratified by U.S. President September 30, 1972 Proclaimed by U.S. President October 3, 1972 Instruments …

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