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

OpinioJuris

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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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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Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA Author: Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes ISBN: 9780198808893 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 01 November 2017 Price: $95.00 The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA), proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and …

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost? Ever since President Donald Trump won the US elections, climate pundits have been playing the ‘will they, won’t they’ game in relation to US withdrawal from the hard-won and widely accepted 2015 Paris Agreement. The political need …

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Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialize. Rebels in the …

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Primer Congreso Panamericano de Agentes Comerciales. Buenos Aires, 25 de Septiembre-2 de Octubre, 1937

Celebrado bajo los auspicios de la Comisión Interamericana de Agentes Comerciales (entidad que por lo visto no funciona ya; véase infra, núm. 52), y con la aprobación expresa del Gobierno de la República Argentina. Delegaciones: Asistieron a este Congreso las delegaciones de veintidós asociaciones de agentes comerciales, representativas de los …

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Resolución 2118 Consejo de Seguridad – S/RES/2118 – Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013)

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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The Law Applicable to Peacekeepers Deployed in Situations where there is No Armed Conflict

The Law Applicable to Peacekeepers Deployed in Situations where there is No Armed Conflict Siobhán Wills  is Professor of Law at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. I have been researching the peacekeeping operation in Haiti, MINUSTAH, and in doing so coming up against a problem that I would appreciate …

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Are the two Koreas Now at War?

Are the two Koreas Now at War? In recent days the tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen. On 11 March, North Korea claimed  that it had terminated the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War of the 1950s and on 30 March stated that: “From this time on, the …

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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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UN human rights treaty monitoring reform update: promising OHCHR proposals now to be acted upon by the General Assembly (and the EU)

UN human rights treaty monitoring reform update: promising OHCHR proposals now to be acted upon by the General Assembly (and the EU) John Morijn, PhD (EUI (Law)) is senior human rights adviser, Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and assistant professor of human rights law, University of Groningen, …

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US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL

US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL The US Government recently submitted to the Human Rights Committee its fourth periodic report on its compliance with the ICCPR. On the issues near and dear to my heart – the extraterritorial application of the ICCPR and the relationship between IHRL and IHRL …

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