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Archivo de Etiquetas: Geneva Conventions

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations – Volume 25 (2019): Issue 3 (Sep 2019)

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations - Volume 25 (2019): Issue 3 (Sep 2019)

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Volume 25 (2019): Issue 3 (Sep 2019) Print ISSN: 1075-2846 @brillpublishing @BrillPublishing/ Global Governance showcases the expertise of leading scholars and practitioners concerned with the processes of international cooperation and multilateralism. The result is a provocative exploration of the most pressing …

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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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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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New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 2) – Published

European Journal of International Law

New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 2) – Published The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 2) is out today. As usual, the table of contents of the new issue is available at EJIL’s own website, where readers can access those articles that are freely available without subscription. The free access article in …

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An International Legal Agreement between the FARC guerrilla and the Colombian Government?

OpinioJuris

An International Legal Agreement between the FARC guerrilla and the Colombian Government? by Nicolás Carrillo-Santarelli [Nicolás Carrillo-Santarelli is a Colombian lawyer, PhD on international law and international relations. He works as a researcher and lecturer of Public International Law at the La Sabana University, Colombia.] Introduction The last few days …

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Exploiting A ‘Dynamic’ Interpretation? The Israeli High Court of Justice Accepts the Legality of Israel’s Quarrying Activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Exploiting A ‘Dynamic’ Interpretation? The Israeli High Court of Justice Accepts the Legality of Israel’s Quarrying Activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory  Valentina Azarov is a lecturer in human rights and international law and the chair of the Human Rights Program at the Al-Quds Bard College, Al-Quds University, East Jerusalem, …

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International Law and the Prosecution of Medics in Bahrain

International Law and the Prosecution of Medics in Bahrain Sarah Fulton is International Legal Officer at REDRESS. The trial and sentencing of 20 medical professionals in Bahrain in the past two weeks has again turned the spotlight on the small Gulf Kingdom’s unfinished ‘Arab Spring’ and the repressive methods used …

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Protocol additional to the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (Geneva Convention IV) (Protocol II) (relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts)

Preamble The High Contracting Parties, Recalling that the humanitarian principles enshrined in Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, constitute the foundation of respect for the human person in cases of armed conflict not of an international character,Recalling furthermore that international instruments relating to human rights …

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Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (with protocols)

The High Contracting Parties, Recalling that every State has the duty, in conformity with the Charter of the United Nations, to refrain in its international relations from the threat or use of force against the sovereignty, territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other man­ner inconsistent …

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Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991

Having been established by the Security Council acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (hereinafter referred to as “the International …

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Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the adoption of an additional distinctive emblem (Protocol III)

The High Contracting Parties, (PP1) Reaffirming the provisions of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 (in particular Articles 26, 38, 42 and 44 of the First Geneva Convention) and, where applicable, their Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 (in particular Articles 18 and 38 of Additional Protocol I and …

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Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN?

Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN? Last week (Aug 12) was the 61st anniversary of the adoption of the 1949 Geneva Conventions on the protection of victims of armed conflict. The Geneva Conventions are the most widely ratified treaties with 194 parties …

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