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Another new case for the International Court of Justice

Another new case for the International Court of Justice The list of cases pending before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) continues to grow. Yesterday (17 November 2008) a new case was added to the docket when the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRM) instituted proceedings against Greece. The case …

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Winograd Commission’s appraisal of Israel’s violations of international law during the war in Lebanon in 2006

Winograd Commission’s appraisal of Israel’s violations of international law during the war in Lebanon in 2006 The Winograd Commission published a lengthy report in the Hebrew language dealing with its assessment of the factual findings that came out of the investigation of the violations of international law during the War …

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Election of judges to the International Court of Justice

Election of judges to the International Court of Justice Last week, the General Assembly and the Security Council elected five new members of the International Court of Justice (see press release). The elected judges are: Judge Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (Jordan) and Ronny Abraham (France) who were both re-elected. Messrs. Antônio …

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Annual report of the ICJ and ICC

Annual report of the ICJ and ICC On October 30, the President of the International Court of Justice, Judge Rosalyn Higgins, and the President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Philippe Kirsch, addressed the United Nations General Assembly and presented the annual report for their respective courts. Judge Higgins was …

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Kenyan Commission Recommends an International Crimes Tribunal

Kenyan Commission Recommends an International Crimes Tribunal The Commission of Inquiry into Post-Election Violence (CIPEV) established to investigate the violence witnessed after the 27 December 2007 elections in Kenya officially presented its much-anticipated report to President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga on 15 October 2008. The CIPEV, or …

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La ONU estudia una medida crucial sobre DESC

La ONU estudia una medida crucial sobre DESC Este mes, la Asamblea General de la ONU estudiará la adopción de una medida crucial para garantizar el acceso a la justicia de todas aquellas personas que sufren violaciones de sus derechos económicos, sociales y culturales y a quienes se niega reparación …

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The Occupation of the Gaza Strip and the continued renouncement of responsibility

The Occupation of the Gaza Strip and the continued renouncement of responsibility A recent judgment of the Israeli Supreme Court in the case of HCJ 10265/05 Physicians for Human Rights v Defense Minister (judgment of 7 October 2008) reexamines a number of questions concerning not only the status of the …

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Cinco encarcelados en Chile 10 años después de la detención de Pinochet

Cinco encarcelados en Chile 10 años después de la detención de Pinochet El pasado miércoles 15 de octubre, la Corte Suprema de Chile envió a prisión a cinco militares de alto rango ya retirados por su participación en la “Caravana de la Muerte” –uno de los casos de homicidios durante …

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Order of 15 October 2008

Order of 15 October 2008 NEW Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) – Request for the Indication of Provisional Measures (175 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Press Release 2008/34

Press Release 2008/34 NEW Request for an advisory opinion by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/63/3) – The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo (71 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, …

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Violaciones de derechos humanos en ciudades de todo el mundo

Violaciones de derechos humanos en ciudades de todo el mundo 1.    Desalojados en nombre del ‘desarrollo’ (Camboya)En febrero de 2008, un representante de los residentes en la zona de Boeung Kak, en Phnom Penh, contó a Amnistía Internacional: “Hemos visto el plan de desarrollo, y por supuesto que nos preocupa, …

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ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence

ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence Yesterday, the UN General Assembly by 77 votes in favor, 6 votes against and 74 Member States abstaining backed Serbia’s proposal to submit the question of the legality of Kosovo’s independence to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  According …

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