sábado, agosto 8, 2020

Archivo de Etiquetas: humanitarian law

International Migration Law

International Migration Law

International Migration Law Vincent Chetail ISBN: 9780199668267 (Hardcover)Publicado: 28 May 2019Páginas: 512 ISBN: 9780199668274 (Paperback)Publicado: 28 May 2019Páginas: 512 International Migration Law provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the international legal framework applicable to the movement of persons.The role of international law in this field is complex, and often …

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Irregular migration after the Aquarius incident: moving beyond the law. A reflection on Fink and Gombeer

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Irregular migration after the Aquarius incident: moving beyond the law. A reflection on Fink and Gombeer Introduction Last month, EJIL: Talk! published a piece by Fink and Gombeer on the legality of Italy and Malta’s recent failure to provide a safe haven to a rescue vessel Aquarius. Essentially, the authors concluded …

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Protection of civilians in Palestine: UN Security Council fails to adopt a resolution (due to US veto)

Nicolas Boeglin

Protection of civilians in Palestine: UN Security Council fails to adopt a resolution (due to US veto) Protection of civilians in Palestine: UN Security Council fails to adopt a resolution (due to US veto) On June 1st, the UN Security Council voted a draft resolution presented by Kuwait concerning the …

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Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?  

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?   An unresolved question in international humanitarian law is whether an occupying power – whose authority as occupant may have initially been lawful – can cross a bright red line into illegality because it is acting contrary to the fundamental tenets of international law dealing …

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40th Anniversary of the Additional Protocols of 1977 of the Geneva Conventions of 1949

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

40th Anniversary of the Additional Protocols of 1977 of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 On 8 June 1977, at the invitation of Switzerland, plenipotentiaries of more than one hundred States gathered at the “Diplomatic Conference on the Reaffirmation and Development of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts” to finalize …

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War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War

OpinioJuris

War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War by Gabor Rona and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum [Gabor Rona  is a Visiting Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Armed Conflict Project at Cardozo Law School. Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human …

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Ukraine Takes Russia to the International Court of Justice: Will It Work?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Ukraine Takes Russia to the International Court of Justice: Will It Work? In a much-anticipated move, on 17 January 2017 Ukraine submitted the lawsuit against Russia at the ICJ alleging the violations of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (Terrorism Financing Convention) and the International …

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Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) and its Legal Repercussions Revisited

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) and its Legal Repercussions Revisited Security Council 2334 (2016), adopted by the Security Council on December 23, 2016 with 14:0:1 votes, the United States abstaining, and dealing with the issue of Israel’s settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory, and the broader issue of the …

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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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Arguments based on UN resolution 2249 in Prime Minister´s report on airstrikes in Syria: some clarifications needed

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Nicolas Boeglin (*) A few days ago, Prime Minister David Cameron has appealed to Parliament Members to vote in favor of Royal Air Forces (RAF) airstrikes against Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria, in order to “keep the British people safe” from the threat of terrorism. At the opening of a …

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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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Important Cases Against Russia before the European Court

Important Cases Against Russia before the European Court Just before the holidays the European Court of Human Rights rendered two important decisions in cases against the Russian Federation. First, a Chamber declared admissible the second interstate application filed by Georgia against Russia (Georgia v. Russia No. 2, App. No. 38263/08, …

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