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Archivo de Etiquetas: human rights law

ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands Yesterday the UN General Assembly voted, by 94 to 15 with 65 states abstaining, to issue a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Islands. Readers will be familiar with the many legal disputes that …

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The Evacuation of Eastern Aleppo: Humanitarian Obligation or War Crime?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Evacuation of Eastern Aleppo: Humanitarian Obligation or War Crime? On March 1, the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (“the Commission”) released a report on the horrific events that unfolded in Aleppo last year until it was captured by the Syrian governmental forces. The …

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Treaty Supremacy, International Legal Process, and the Origins of the International Human Rights System

OpinioJuris

Treaty Supremacy, International Legal Process, and the Origins of the International Human Rights System by Peggy McGuinness [This is the seventh post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] I share with the preceding commentators’ praise of David Sloss’s book, The Death of Treaty Supremacy, and agree with their assessment …

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Urbaser v Argentina: The Origins of a Host State Human Rights Counterclaim in ICSID Arbitration?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Urbaser v Argentina: The Origins of a Host State Human Rights Counterclaim in ICSID Arbitration? Investment tribunals rarely examine host state arguments based on international human rights law in great depth. The ICSID award Urbaser v Argentina is the first to provide a detailed discussion of a host state’s human …

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The Important Role of International Law in Legal Challenges to Trump’s Anti-Refugee Order

OpinioJuris

The Important Role of International Law in Legal Challenges to Trump’s Anti-Refugee Order by Jonathan Hafetz [Jonathan Hafetz is Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law.] President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily barring the entry of refugees and others has provoked widespread protests, inflicted unnecessary suffering, and …

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Conferencia de Paris sobre la Paz en Oriente Medio: Texto de la Declaración Final

Conferencia Internacional sobre la Paz en Oriente Medio

CONFERENCIA DE PARIS SOBRE LA PAZ EN ORIENTE MEDIO: TEXTO DE LA DECLARACIÓN FINAL En el marco de la Conferencia Internacional sobre la Paz en Oriente Medio convocada por Francia, se adoptó una Declaración Conjunta por parte de los 75 Estados y organizaciones internacionales participantes a esta reunión, este Domingo …

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UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION MECHANISM IN SYRIA ON GRAVE VIOLATIONS OF HUMANITARIAN LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Nicolas Boeglin

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION MECHANISM IN SYRIA ON GRAVE VIOLATIONS OF HUMANITARIAN LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS Picture of airstrikes on Aleppo, from the article: End Abusive Invocation Of ‘Self-Defence’ In Response To Terror, published in Canada, with the following indication:”Smoke rises after U.S.-led coalition …

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Are Human Rights Hurting Migrants at Sea?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Are Human Rights Hurting Migrants at Sea? Every year hundreds of thousands of irregular migrants, including asylum seekers and refugees, cross the Mediterranean Sea to enter Europe. More than 200.000 are thought to have crossed in 2014, reaching the coasts of Italy, Greece, Spain, Malta and Cyprus. The reasons for …

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Who Can Apply to Add Sites Situated in Disputed territory to the World Heritage List?

Who Can Apply to Add Sites Situated in Disputed territory to the World Heritage List? Dr Shlomit Wallerstein is a CUF Lecturer in Law at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St Peter’s College, Oxford. Recently (on 29 June 2012), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) accepted the …

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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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New Discussions on UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Reform: Using the Momentum while Acknowledging Financial and Political Realities

New Discussions on UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Reform: Using the Momentum while Acknowledging Financial and Political Realities 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, The Netherlands. Views expressed …

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Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties: An Overview

Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties: An Overview I am very grateful for the opportunity to discuss my book on EJIL: Talk! and Opinio Juris, as am I grateful to the commentators on both blogs for taking the time to read and discuss it. In this introductory post I’ll try …

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