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Archivo de Etiquetas: ICJ

The ICJ’s Preliminary Objections Judgment in Somalia v. Kenya: Causing Ripples in Law of the Sea Dispute Settlement?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The ICJ’s Preliminary Objections Judgment in Somalia v. Kenya: Causing Ripples in Law of the Sea Dispute Settlement? On 2 February 2017, the International Court of Justice handed down its Judgment on preliminary objections in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya). Somalia had brought …

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Turkish Military Intervention in Mosul: A Legal and Political Perspective

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Turkish Military Intervention in Mosul: A Legal and Political Perspective In October 2016, Turkey deployed hundreds of its armed troops to the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, 12 kilometers northeast of Mosul held by Islamic State. Meanwhile, Iraqi officials have called for Turkey to withdraw its forces from Iraq’s territory. Relevantly, …

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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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Vernacular Nations: Westphalia and the Many Lives of States in Asia

Economic&Political

Singh: Vernacular Nations: Westphalia and the Many Lives of States in Asia Prabhakar Singh ([email protected]) teaches at the O P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana. Postcolonial Asia offers at least seven types of states and nations. In their somewhat uncritical pursuit of total nationalism, territorial Asian states compete with their …

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The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One Editor’s Note: This is the text of the 2nd Annual British Embassy (The Hague) International Law Lecture, delivered on 23 May 2016 (part one of two). My topic is The Supremacy of International Law? I chose the subject unwisely, seduced by the …

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Caricom llevará a la Corte Internacional de Justicia el reclamo por reparaciones de esclavitud

Caricom llevará a la Corte Internacional de Justicia el reclamo por reparaciones de esclavitud

Caricom llevará a la Corte Internacional de Justicia el reclamo por reparaciones de esclavitud Caricom prepared to take Britain to court over reparations Caricom is prepared to take legal action against Britain for reparations for slavery. Last week, Chairman of the Caricom Sub-Committee on Reparations, Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart …

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Bolivia Institutes Proceedings Against Chile Before the ICJ

Bolivia Institutes Proceedings Against Chile Before the ICJ After a lull of almost a year and a half, the ICJ got a new case – yesterday Bolivia instituted proceedings against Chile with regard to Chille’s alleged obligation to negotiate with Bolivia a fully sovereign acess to the Pacific Ocean for …

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Palestine as a UN Observer State: Does this Make Palestine a State?

Palestine as a UN Observer State: Does this Make Palestine a State? Last week, the UN General Assembly voted by 138 to 9 (with 41 abstaining) “to accord to Palestine non-member observer State status in the United Nations”. Thus, Palestine which has been an observer at the UN since 1974 …

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Argentina’s Sovereign Debt Default Cases: Some Recent Developments in a Continuing Saga

Argentina’s Sovereign Debt Default Cases: Some Recent Developments in a Continuing Saga More than ten years have passed since Argentina defaulted on its external debt obligations in December 2001. However, the repercussions of the Argentine financial crisis continue to contribute to the development of international law. This brief note provides …

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“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré

“Without further delay” – Senegal must prosecute or extradite Hissène Habré On 20 July 2012, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued its final judgment (summary found here; press release found here) in the proceedings brought by the Kingdom of Belgium against the Republic of Senegal concerning the desired prosecution of …

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Award of Compensation by International Tribunals in Inter-State Cases: ICJ Decision in the Diallo Case

Award of Compensation by International Tribunals in Inter-State Cases: ICJ Decision in the Diallo Case This week, the International Court of Justice decided that the Democratic Republic of Congo is obliged to pay $95,000 to the Republic of Guinea for material and non-material injury arising out of the DRC’s violations …

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Award of Compensation by International Tribunals in Inter-State Cases: ICJ Decision in the Diallo Case

Award of Compensation by International Tribunals in Inter-State Cases: ICJ Decision in the Diallo Case This week, the International Court of Justice decided that the Democratic Republic of Congo is obliged to pay $95,000 to the Republic of Guinea for material and non-material injury arising out of the DRC’s violations …

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