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Al Rawi and others (Respondents) v The Security Service and others (Appellants)

Trinity Term [2011] UKSC 34 On appeal from: [2010] EWCA Civ 482 JUDGMENT Al Rawi and others (Respondents) v The Security Service and others (Appellants) before Lord Phillips, President Lord Hope, Deputy President Lord Rodger Lady Hale Lord Brown Lord Mance Lord Kerr Lord Clarke Lord Dyson JUDGMENT GIVEN ON …

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Akdeniz v. Turkey – European Court of Human Rights

CASE OF AKDENİZ v. TURKEY (Application no. 25165/94) JUDGMENT STRASBOURG 31 May 2005 FINAL 31/08/2005 This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision. In the case of Akdeniz v. Turkey, The European Court of Human …

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American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran

American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al., Appellants,united States, Intervenor.pfizer Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, the Ministry of Health and Welfareof the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Ministryof Industries and Mines of the Islamicrepublic of Iran, Appellants,bank Markazi Iran, et …

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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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Clarifying the Principle of Complementarity: the ICC Confirms Admissibility of Case Despite Investigation by Kenya

Clarifying the Principle of Complementarity: the ICC Confirms Admissibility of Case Despite Investigation by KenyaChris Stephen is an associate at Volterra Fietta practising public international law. He previously worked as judicial assistant to Lord Hope of Craighead and Lord Mance in the House of Lords (now the UK Supreme Court). …

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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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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 International …

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An Overview of Disobeying the Security Council

An Overview of Disobeying the Security Council I. Introduction Disobedience of an illegal or unjust command has long been a source of inspiration and scholarly excitement for lawyers, philosophers, and even dramatists, among many others. One of the best known tragedies of Sophocles, Antigone, sees the heroine defy the edict …

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What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit?

What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit?I spent much of yesterday conducting interviews with the media about the situation in Libya. One of the questions I was repeatedly asked concerned the scope of the UN Security Council Resolution 1973 which authorises the use of force in Libya.  How far does the resolution …

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What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit?

What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit? I spent much of yesterday conducting interviews with the media about the situation in Libya. One of the questions I was repeatedly asked concerned the scope of the UN Security Council Resolution 1973 which authorises the use of force in Libya.  How far does the …

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Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings

Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings Lorna McGregor, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Essex. Her publications include: Torture and State Immunity: Deflecting Impunity, Distorting Sovereignty’, 18 European Journal of International Law 903 – 919 (2007) and ‘State Immunity and Jus Cogens’, 55(2) International and Comparative …

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Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

The High Contracting Parties, Recognizing that cultural property has suffered grave damage during recent armed conflicts and that, by reason of the developments in the technique of warfare, it is in increasing danger of destruction;Being convinced that damage to cultural property belonging to any people whatsoever means damage to the …

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