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Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law

Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating legal principles. By SCOTT SHANE WASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President …

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The UN/French Use of Force in Abidjan: Uncertainties Regarding the Scope of UN Authorizations

The UN/French Use of Force in Abidjan: Uncertainties Regarding the Scope of UN Authorizations Antonios Tzanakopoulos is Lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Glasgow. Many thanks are due to Professor Vaughan Lowe QC, as well as to Drs James Upcher and Marko Milanović. I. The History of the Conflict …

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Corte Internacional de Justicia – Judgment of 1 April 2011 – Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) – Preliminary objections

Judgment of 1 April 2011 1 APRIL 2011 JUDGMENT CASE CONCERNING APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (GEORGIA v. RUSSIAN FEDERATION) PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS Article 22 of CERD invoked by Georgia as a basis for the jurisdiction of the Court —Four …

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Can the Allies Lawfully Arm the Lybian Rebels?

Can the Allies Lawfully Arm the Lybian Rebels?My friend Claus Kress yesterday brought to my attention a most pertinent legal issue: In Resolution 1970, the UN Security Council imposed an arms embargo on Lybia. The embargo was reaffirmed and strengthened in op. paras. 13-16 of Resolution 1973. The embargo appears …

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Security Council Approves ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya, Authorizing ‘All Necessary Measures’ to Protect Civilians, by Vote of 10 in Favour with 5 Abstentions

  Security Council Approves ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya, Authorizing ‘All Necessary Measures’ to Protect Civilians, by Vote of 10 in Favour with 5 Abstentions   Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York Security Council 6498th Meeting (Night) Security Council Approves ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya, Authorizing …

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Corte Internacional de Justicia – Order of 8 March 2011 – CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA

Order of 8 March 2011 NEW Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – Order of 8 March 2011 (92 Kb)   8 MARCH 2011 ORDER CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA (COSTA RICA v. NICARAGUA) REQUEST FOR THE …

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Has the United Kingdom De-Recognized Colonel Qadhafi as Head of State of Libya?

Has the United Kingdom De-Recognized Colonel Qadhafi as Head of State of Libya? On 27 February 2011, it was reported in the media that the United Kingdom had revoked the diplomatic immunity of Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi and his family (see here and here). Earlier that day, the British Foreign …

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Full text of resolution 1970 (2011) – Libya

The full text of resolution 1970 (2011) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Expressing grave concern at the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and condemning the violence and use of force against civilians, “Deploring the gross and systematic violation of human rights, including the repression of peaceful demonstrators, expressing …

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In Swift, Decisive Action, Security Council Imposes Tough Measures on Libyan Regime, Adopting Resolution 1970 in Wake of Crackdown on Protesters

In Swift, Decisive Action, Security Council Imposes Tough Measures on Libyan Regime, Adopting Resolution 1970 in Wake of Crackdown on Protesters Situation Referred to International Criminal Court; Secretary-General Expresses Hope Message ‘Heard and Heeded’ in Libya Deploring what it called “the gross and systematic violation of human rights” in strife-torn …

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Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya?

Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya? Stefan Talmon is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. A wind of change is currently sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East. While the transformation in Tunisia and Egypt has, at least so …

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The Genocide Convention and the Arrest Warrants Issued by the ICC

The Genocide Convention and the Arrest Warrants Issued by the ICC The Human Rights and International Criminal Law Online Forum of the  Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Project at UCLA Law School is hosting an online debate on (i) the obligations of Contracting parties to the Genocide Convention to implement arrest …

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Russia’s Arctic Policy

Russia’s Arctic PolicyThe maritime border delimitation deal between Russia and Norway sensationally announced by President Dmitri Medvedev in Oslo on 27 April 2010 and signed in Murmansk on 15 September 2010 warrants a re-appraisal of Russia’s Arctic policy. Moscow’s policy is shaped by a dynamic interplay of poorly compatible Russian …

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