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The International Court of Justice launches an app

International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice launches an app THE HAGUE, 22May 2019. Today, the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the UnitedNations, launched a mobile device app. The free app, called CIJ-ICJ, allows users to keep abreast of developments at the Court in its two official languages, …

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Favourite Readings 2018: Discovering (new) classics, better late than never

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Favourite Readings 2018: Discovering (new) classics, better late than never Editor’s note: Continuing a tradition started by Isabel Feichtner a few years ago, EJIL’s Review Editor, Christian J. Tams, invited members of the EJIL board to offer short reflections on their favourite books of the year 2018. In the following days we will …

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Does the ICC Statute Remove Immunities of State Officials in National Proceedings? Some Observations from the Drafting History of Article 27(2) of the Rome Statute

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Does the ICC Statute Remove Immunities of State Officials in National Proceedings? Some Observations from the Drafting History of Article 27(2) of the Rome Statute Following oral hearings held in September, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently deliberating in Jordan’s Appeal of the Pre-Trial Chamber’s …

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The Quandaries of Data Analysis and Methodologies in Rule of Law, Development, and Human Rights Assessments: New Challenges for UN Special Rapporteurs

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Quandaries of Data Analysis and Methodologies in Rule of Law, Development, and Human Rights Assessments: New Challenges for UN Special Rapporteurs If Professor Hans Rosling’s famous last opus, Factfulness (April 2018), is to be believed (as well as Bill Gates’ effusive review here), we all tend to have grimmer views of …

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The transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem: the need of responses from international community

Nicolas Boeglin

The transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem: the need of responses from international community The transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem: the need of responses from international community Nicolas Boeglin, Professor of Public International Law, Law Faculty, University of Costa Rica Picture taken from this press note of …

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Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power

Project Syndicate

Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power Feb 6, 2018 Joseph S. Nye How a government behaves at home, in international institutions, and in foreign policy can affect others by the influence of its example. In all of these areas, Trump has reversed attractive American policies. CAMBRIDGE – …

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Trump’s UN Hypocrisy

Project Syndicate

Trump’s UN Hypocrisy Sep 28, 2017 Christopher R. Hill US President Donald Trump’s tone in his maiden address to the United Nations was that of a dissatisfied tenant, blaming the landlord for his home’s poor state of repair. But the UN is only as good as those who inhabit it, …

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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 Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid”

OpinioJuris

The Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid” by Kevin Jon Heller Last week, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) sent shockwaves through the international community by issuing a report that — for the first time in UN history — claims Israel’s treatment of Palestinians amounts to the crime …

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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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Flashpoint Falklands: Britain dusts off war plans amid calls to send a nuclear submarine after Argentina joins forces with Brazil and Uruguay to blockade islands – dailymail.co.uk

By Tim Shipman and Ian Drury Military chiefs are dusting off their plans for the defence of the  Falklands after South American countries banned ships from the islands docking in their ports. Sources fear Prince William’s six-month deployment to the South Atlantic as an air-sea rescue pilot next year could …

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The Bin Laden Killing: Clarifying the Normative Framework(s) Governing the ‘War on Terror’?

The Bin Laden Killing: Clarifying the Normative Framework(s) Governing the ‘War on Terror’? Alon Margalit is Research Associate, Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. The author wishes to thank the editors of EJIL:Talk! for …

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