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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons

Opened for signature at New York on 14 December 1973. The States Parties to this Convention, Having in mind the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the maintenance of international peace and the promotion of friendly relations and co-operation among States, Considering that crimes against …

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Vienna Convention on the Representation of States in their Relations with International Organizations of a Universal Character

The States Parties to the present Convention, Recognizing the increasingly important role of multilateral diplomacy in relations between States and the responsibilities of the United Nations, its specialized agencies and other international organizations of a universal character within the international community, Having in mind the purposes and principles of the …

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Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN Secretariat

The Governments of the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore and the Kingdom of Thailand: BEING members of the Association of South East Asian Nations, hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”, MINDFUL of the rapidly growing activities of ASEAN since its establishment on 8th …

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UK-US Extradition Agreement (2003)

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America, Recalling the Extradition Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland signed at London, …

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Great Britain-USA, Treaty of Ghent (1814)

This treaty, signed on December 24, 1814, ended the War of 1812, fought between Great Britain and the United States. For the early decades of the nation’s history, relations between the United States and Great Britain remained strained. Their relationship deteriorated sharply with the outbreak of war in Europe in …

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European States Ask Kenya to Explain Failure to Arrest Bashir

European States Ask Kenya to Explain Failure to Arrest BashirThe BBC reports that a number of European Union States have summoned Kenyan Ambassadors asking them to explain why Kenya failed to arrest Sudanese President Bashir when he visited Kenya last week. The International Criminal Court has issued two warrants for the …

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Proyecto de Código de crímenes contra la paz y la seguridad de la humanidad (en ingles)

Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind (1996) Part one General provisions Article 1 Scope and application of the present Code 1.      The present Code applies to the crimes against the peace and security of mankind set out in part two. 2.       Crimes against the peace …

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Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED)

Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED) UPDATE: Since I wrote this piece it has been announced that the rival Honduran leaders have reached agreement to resolve the crisis relating to the Presidency (see BBC report here). It is not clear what impact this …

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UK Inquiry to Consider Legality of Iraq War and Appoints Former ICJ President, Dame Rosalyn Higgins as International Law Adviser

UK Inquiry to Consider Legality of Iraq War and Appoints Former ICJ President, Dame Rosalyn Higgins as International Law Adviser This past summer, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced the establishment of an inquiry into the UK’s involvement in the Iraq War. The Iraq Inquiry, which is independent of the government, began work …

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Africa and the International Criminal Court

Africa and the International Criminal Court This week African States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to assess the work of the ICC in relation to Africa. The meeting is significant as all of the current situations and cases under …

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Belgium brings case against Senegal in the ICJ over Failure to Prosecute Hissene Habre

Belgium brings case against Senegal in the ICJ over Failure to Prosecute Hissene Habre Belgium has filed a case in the ICJ against Senegal (see press release) with regard to Senegal’s failure to prosecute former Chadian Head of State, Hissene Habre. This is the latest episode in the long running …

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