viernes, febrero 26, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Prosecutor

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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Prosecuting pirates in national courts: US v Said and piracy under US law

Prosecuting pirates in national courts: US v Said and piracy under US law On August 17, a US District Court handed down a fascinating piece of statutory interpretation that apparently means that unless a Somali pirate succeeds in stealing something, he cannot be charged with piracy under US law. There …

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ICC Prosecutor Seeks Permission to Investigate Kenyan Crimes Against Humanity

ICC Prosecutor Seeks Permission to Investigate Kenyan Crimes Against Humanity Lionel Nichols is a research student in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. He is an executive member of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group and has prevously interned at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Special …

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Africa and the International Criminal Court

Africa and the International Criminal Court This week African States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to assess the work of the ICC in relation to Africa. The meeting is significant as all of the current situations and cases under …

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ICC Launches Online Library on International Criminal Law

ICC Launches Online Library on International Criminal Law The International Criminal Court has recently launched a new version of its Legal Tools site. The site contains an invaluable online library on international criminal law which will probably be  the first port of call for those working in this field. According …

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The ICC and Palestine

The ICC and Palestine Following Dominik’s post below with regard to the Prosecutor of the ICC launching a “preliminary analysis” into the fighting in Gaza and the applicability of the ICC Statute, it might be worth directing the attention of our readers to the website of the ICC where you …

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