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Archivo de Etiquetas: injury

An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An International Use of Force in Salisbury? In the afternoon of Sunday, 4 March, Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury. Mr Skripal is a former Russian agent convicted of espionage for the West, exchanged in a spy swap and brought …

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The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law On 11 April 2017, the Australian Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, delivered a public lecture on “The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law”, at the T C Beirne School of Law, University of …

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North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense Media reports over the last few weeks indicate that the already tense relationship between North Korea and the United States is getting worse. Now that North Korea is nearly ready to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, the United States has said that …

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The Palestinian Authority Jury Award: Implications on Liability of Non-States and Damages for Psychological Harm

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Palestinian Authority Jury Award: Implications on Liability of Non-States and Damages for Psychological Harm The recent jury verdict in the U.S. federal court finding that the Palestinian Authority should pay $655.5 million in damages to American victims of terrorism during the second Intifada has important legal and political ramifications. …

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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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ILO Convention No. 107 (Indigenous and Tribal Populations)

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation, Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Fortieth Session on 5 June 1957, and Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the protection and integration of …

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Brussels Convention on the Liability of Operators of Nuclear Ships

THE CONTRACTING PARTIES, HAVING RECOGNIZED the desirability of determining by agreement certain uniform rules concerning the liability of operators of nuclear ships, HAVE DECIDED decided to conclude a Convention for this purpose, and thereto have agreed as follows: Article I For the purposes of this Convention: 1. “Nuclear ship” means …

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Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement in Connection with Radiation Accidents

The Contracting Parties, desiring to assist each other to the extent possible in the event of an incident involving damage from ionizing radiation, and desiring to establish in advance the terms upon which a Contracting State requesting assistance (hereinafter referred to as the “Requesting State”) may use the assistance provided …

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The Helsinki Rules on the Uses of the Waters of International Rivers

Adopted by the International Law Association at the fifty-second conference, held at Helsinki in August 1966. Report of the Committee on the Uses of the Waters of International Rivers (London, International Law Association, 1967) CHAPTER 1. GENERAL Article I The general rules of international law as set forth in these …

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Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports (1988)

Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation Done at Montreal on 23 September 1971 The State Parties to this Convention, Considering that unlawful acts of violence which endanger or are likely to endanger the safety of persons at airports serving international …

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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Signed at Washington, D.C., on 3 March 1973 Amended at Bonn, on 22 June 1979 The Contracting States, Recognizing that wild fauna and flora in their many beautiful and varied forms are an irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the earth which must be protected for this and the …

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Nordic Convention on the Protection of the Environment

The Governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, convinced of the urgent need to protect and improve the environment, have agreed as follows: Article 1 For the purpose of this Convention environmentally harmful activities shall mean the discharge from the soil or from buildings or installations of solid or liquid …

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