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Archivo de Etiquetas: ASP

Corte Penal Internacional: de cara a la elección de jueces titulares

Nicolas Boeglin

En esta segunda quincena del mes de diciembre, se realiza la Asamblea de Estados Partes de la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI) en La Haya: véase comunicado oficial de la CPI al respecto. En la actualidad, son 123 los Estados Partes al Estatuto de Roma, tal y como se puede apreciar …

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

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

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 Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective In its final hours soon after midnight of 14 December 2017, the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court decided to activate the Court‘s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. This is the effect …

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties

OpinioJuris

Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller Although aggression received most of the attention at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) last month, the ASP also adopted a series of amendments to Art. 8 of the Rome Statute, the war-crimes provision, prohibiting the use …

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction

OpinioJuris

One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Professor, The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS and Chair of the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association] On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the ICC’s …

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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression The Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court has, overnight (New York time), adopted a resolution which activates the jurisdiction of the Court over the crime of aggression. This was the culmination of intense negotiations …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

OpinioJuris

The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome …

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Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas At its 16th session starting today (Monday 4 December) in New York, the ICC Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will proceed to elect six new judges for the Court. In doing so, the ASP will follow a special procedure that …

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ICC Assembly of States Parties Urged to Decide on Status of Palestine.

ICC Assembly of States Parties Urged to Decide on Status of Palestine. In April of this year, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court indicated, in an official statement, that he was not competent to decide whether Palestine is a State such that it can accept the jurisdiction of the ICC under Article 12(3) of the ICC …

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Venezuela denounces American Convention on Human Rights

Venezuela denounces American Convention on Human Rights The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has given notice of its intention to withdraw in a year’s time from the leading regional human rights treaty in the Americas, with the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS) having confirmed receipt of the notice …

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Next ICC Prosecutor Will be African

Next ICC Prosecutor Will be African The International Criminal Court has announced that the list of candidates for election to be the next Prosecutor of the ICC has been narrowed to two. The elections will be held at the Tenth Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Statute …

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Kenya’s ICC Deferral Request and the proposed amendment to article 16 of the Rome Statute

Kenya’s ICC Deferral Request and the proposed amendment to article 16 of the Rome StatuteEditor’s Note:  The authors have recently launched a blog focussing primarily on issues of international criminal justice from an African perspective. See http://warandlaw.blogspot.comAccording to media reports , the Kenyan government is redoubling its misguided efforts to persuade …

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