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An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants In the last decade, a growing momentum has developed to end immigration detention. This momentum has two dimensions. First, that certain migrants, such as children, should never be detained as they are …

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The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria In his recent post on the United States’ missile strike against a Syrian airbase, on 6 April 2017, Marko Milanovic focused primarily on the unlawfulness of that action (here). While I agree with that view, …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

OpinioJuris

The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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The impact of Morocco’s admission to the African Union on the dispute over the Western Sahara

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The impact of Morocco’s admission to the African Union on the dispute over the Western Sahara by Alonso Illueca and Sophocles Kitharidis [Alonso Illueca is Adjunct Professor of International Law at Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (Panama) and holds an LL.M. from Columbia University, where he specialised in Public …

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Training seminar for International Electoral Observers

Training for International Electoral Observers

Training seminar for International Electoral Observers Admissions to the two, three-day, modules (20-22 March 2017 and 23-25 March 2017) of the Training seminar for International Electoral Observers are open until 12 February 2017. Open and legitimate elections are the indispensable foundation for sustainable development and an effective democracy. Actions supporting the right to …

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Philip Morris v Uruguay: an affirmation of ‘Police Powers’ and ‘Regulatory Power in the Public Interest’ in International Investment Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Philip Morris v Uruguay: an affirmation of ‘Police Powers’ and ‘Regulatory Power in the Public Interest’ in International Investment Law In recent years there has been criticism that international investment treaties and investor-State arbitration conducted under those treaties increasingly, and unacceptably, have encroached upon the legitimate uses of States’ regulatory …

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Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels

Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels WASHINGTON — President Obama said Tuesday that the United States would formally recognize a coalition of Syrian opposition groups as that country’s legitimate representative, intensifying the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to give up his bloody struggle to stay in power. Mr. Obama’s …

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Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation

[COURT OF APPEAL] ASSOCIATED PROVINCIAL PICTURE HOUSES, LIMITED v. WEDNESBURY CORPORATION. 1947 Nov. 7, 10. Lord Greene M.R., Somervell L.J. and Singleton J. Cinematograph – Sunday performances – Licence – Condition that “no children under the age of fifteen years shall be admitted to any entertainments whether accompanied by adult …

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Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter?

Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter? In the past couple of days, Germany and Canada have joined the group of countries that have declared that they consider the National Transitional Council (NTC) in to be the “legitimate representative” of the Libyan people. But what …

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What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit?

What does UN Security Council Resolution 1973 permit? I spent much of yesterday conducting interviews with the media about the situation in Libya. One of the questions I was repeatedly asked concerned the scope of the UN Security Council Resolution 1973 which authorises the use of force in Libya.  How far does the …

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Duality of government in Côte d’Ivoire

Duality of government in Côte d’Ivoire  Dr. Jean d’Aspremont is Associate Professor of International Law and Senior Research Fellow of the Amsterdam Center for International Law at the University of Amsterdam. He is  also Guest Professor of International Humanitarian Law at the University of Louvain in Belgium and Senior Editor …

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