domingo, septiembre 26, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Egypt

Eric Hobsbawm, British Historian, Dies at 95

Eric Hobsbawm, British Historian, Dies at 95 Eric J. Hobsbawm, whose three-volume economic history of the rise of industrial capitalism established him as Britain’s pre-eminent Marxist historian, died on Monday in London. He was 95.  The cause was pneumonia, said his daughter, Julia Hobsbawm.  Mr. Hobsbawm, the leading light in …

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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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Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya?

Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya? Stefan Talmon is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. A wind of change is currently sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East. While the transformation in Tunisia and Egypt has, at least so …

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Egypt-Israel, Peace Treaty

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Government of the State of Israel; PREAMBLE Convinced of the urgent necessity of the establishment of a just, comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East in accordance with Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338; Reaffirming their adherence to the …

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The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Preamble The Parties to this Convention, Aware of the potentially harmful impact on human health and the environment through modification of the ozone layer, Recalling the pertinent provisions of the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, and in particular principle 21, which provides that “States have, …

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Convention Respecting the Free Navigation of the Suez Canal (Constantinople) 1888

Article I: The Suez Maritime Canal shall always be free and of commerce or of war, without distinction of flag.Consequently, the High Contracting Parties agree not in any way to interfere with the free use of the Canal, in time of war as in time of peace.The Canal shall never …

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UK Metropolitan Police Investigate MI5 Complicity in Torture

UK Metropolitan Police Investigate MI5 Complicity in Torture In a story in The Guardian today, it was reported that the UK’s Metropolitan Police are investigating MI5 for complicity in US torture in relation to the case of Guantanamo detainee Aamer Shaker. Shaker is a permanent resident of the UK and …

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La Declaración franco-británica del 8 de abril de 1904 origen de la llamada Entente Cordial. The Franco-British Declaration, 1904

ARTICLE 1. His Britannic Majesty’s Government declare that they have no intention of altering the political status of Egypt. The Government of the French Republic, for their part, declare that they will not obstruct the action of Great Britain in that country…. It is agreed that the post of Director-General …

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