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The Aquarius incident: navigating the turbulent waters of international law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Aquarius incident: navigating the turbulent waters of international law Between Saturday 9 June and Sunday 10 June, 629 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats in the Central Mediterranean in search and rescue (SAR) operations carried out by NGOs and the Italian navy. They were taken on board by the …

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The Right to Life in Armed Conflict

The Right to Life in Armed Conflict Ian Park

The Right to Life in Armed Conflict Author: Ian Park ISBN: 9780198821380 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 22 April 2018 Price: $105.00 Description Disagreement reigns amongst academics, practitioners, and politicians, as to whether human rights have a place in armed conflicts, especially in extra-territorial operations, with many fearing that an application …

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International Law and the Use of Force

International Law and the Use of Force - Christine Gray

International Law and the Use of Force Author: Christine Gray ISBN: 9780198808428 Binding: Paperback Publication Date: 15 April 2018 Price: $45.00 International Law and the Use of Force Fourth Edition Christine Gray Foundations of Public International Law A brand new edition of this leading title on the use of force …

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Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program

Project Syndicate

Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program Richard N. Haass Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush’s special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of …

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law

OpinioJuris

States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last month, Just Security published a long and thoughtful post by Rebecca Ingber with the provocative title “International Law is Failing Us in Syria.” The international law she is talking about is the …

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United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights? A bounty of recent blog posts have poured over the legality of the Trump administration’s missile strikes against a Syrian airbase in response to President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons (see, e.g, here, …

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Protection of Civilians Symposium

OpinioJuris

Protection of Civilians Symposium by Jessica Dorsey This week, we are hosting a symposium on the Protection of Civilians, a volume recently published by Oxford University Press, edited by Haidi Willmot, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations; Ralph Mamiya, team leader, Protections of Civilians at the United Nations’ Department of Peacekeeping Operations; Scott Sheeran, Senior …

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Adopting Resolution, General Assembly Reaffirms Role of Sport in Promoting Sustainable Development, Reconciliation in Strife-Torn Areas

GUIDO CRILCHUK (Argentina), highlighting the crucial work Brazil was doing when organizing the 2016 Games in the countries’ region, said that much had been said about how sports could play a key role. The Olympic spirit showed how sport could help build a better world. There was recognition of the importance of sport in the 2030 Agenda. In the past decade, Argentina had worked on a concept of sport as a way to promote social inclusion. As members of the Assembly knew, Buenos Aires had been chosen for the holding of the third Olympic Youth Summer Games in 2018. By adopting the resolution before it, the Assembly continued sending a message of peace and goodwill to inhabitants of the world. Argentina called on everybody to observe the Olympic Truce.

Recognizing the potential of sport as a valuable tool in the achievement of peace and development, the General Assembly today adopted a resolution reaffirming its use to promote dialogue and reconciliation in areas of conflict during and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Further to that text, adopted without a …

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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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Self Determination and the Syrian Conflict – Recognition of Syrian Opposition as Sole Legitimate Representative of the Syrian People: What Does this Mean and What Implications Does it Have?

Self Determination and the Syrian Conflict – Recognition of Syrian Opposition as Sole Legitimate Representative of the Syrian People: What Does this Mean and What Implications Does it Have? Last week, the United Kingdom recognised the umbrella Syrian opposition organization, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (NCS) as …

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Competing Views on Libya’s Obligation to Surrender Saif Gaddafi to the ICC

Competing Views on Libya’s Obligation to Surrender Saif Gaddafi to the ICC Over at Opinio Juris, Kevin Jon Heller notes that the debate which he, Jens David Ohlin and I have had regarding whether Libya can postpone it’s obligation to surrender Saif Gaddafi to the International Criminal Court is now being waged …

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Competing Views on Libya’s Obligation to Surrender Saif Gaddafi to the ICC

Competing Views on Libya’s Obligation to Surrender Saif Gaddafi to the ICC Over at Opinio Juris, Kevin Jon Heller notes that the debate which he, Jens David Ohlin and I have had regarding whether Libya can postpone it’s obligation to surrender Saif Gaddafi to the International Criminal Court is now being waged …

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