viernes, junio 25, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Russian Federation

Does the European Court of Human Rights Have to Decide on Sovereignty over Crimea?

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Does the European Court of Human Rights Have to Decide on Sovereignty over Crimea? Part I: Jurisdiction in Article 1 ECHR On 11 September the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held oral hearings on the admissibility of the interstate claim Ukraine brought against Russia regarding Crimea …

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Challenging International Law: What’s New?

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Challenging International Law: What’s New? [Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. This essay is based on a keynote presentation given at the annual conference of the Canadian Council on International Law in Ottawa, on November 2, 2018. It …

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The ICJ’s Provisional Measures Order in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty (Iran v United States)

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The ICJ’s Provisional Measures Order in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty (Iran v United States) The ICJ this morning issued its Order regarding Iran’s request for the indication of provisional measures in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Iran v United States). …

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An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An International Use of Force in Salisbury? In the afternoon of Sunday, 4 March, Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury. Mr Skripal is a former Russian agent convicted of espionage for the West, exchanged in a spy swap and brought …

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Times Are Changing – and What About the International Rule of Law Then?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Times Are Changing – and What About the International Rule of Law Then? Note from the Editors:  This week we hold the first EJIL:Talk! Contributing Editors’ Debate, where some or all of our distinguished Contributing Editors lend their views on broad themes of international law and the state of the art, …

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Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition”

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition” The dividing line between war and peace is blurred. This is one of the messages emerging from the National Security Strategy (NSS) of the United States of America adopted in December 2017. The United …

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Ukraine Takes Russia to the International Court of Justice: Will It Work?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Ukraine Takes Russia to the International Court of Justice: Will It Work? In a much-anticipated move, on 17 January 2017 Ukraine submitted the lawsuit against Russia at the ICJ alleging the violations of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (Terrorism Financing Convention) and the International …

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La Resolución 2334 del Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas que condena la colonización israelí: breve puesta en perspectiva

Nicolas Boeglin

La resolución 2334 del Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas que condena colonización israelí: breve puesta en perspectiva Por primera vez desde el año 1980 (y por primera vez en los 8 años de la administración del actual Presidente Obama de Estados Unidos), el Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas …

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Rusia anuncia que retira su firma del Estatuto de Roma que crea la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI)

Nicolas Boeglin

RUSIA ANUNCIA QUE RETIRA SU FIRMA DEL ESTATUTO DE ROMA QUE CREA LA CORTE PENAL INTERNACIONAL (CPI) Foto: Elizabeth Odio Benito, jurista costarricense electa integrante de la Corte Penal Internacional en el 2003, acompañada por Bruno Stagno Ugarte, Presidente de la Asamblea de Estados Partes a la Corte Penal Internacional …

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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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Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine, and Why the 16 March Referendum in Crimea Does Not Justify Crimea’s Alteration of Territorial Status under International Law

Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine, and Why the 16 March Referendum in Crimea Does Not Justify Crimea’s Alteration of Territorial Status under International Law Yesterday, on 15 April 2014, Ukrainian interim president Turtschinov considered to hold, simultaneously with the presidential elections, a referendum on regional competences in …

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Important Cases Against Russia before the European Court

Important Cases Against Russia before the European Court Just before the holidays the European Court of Human Rights rendered two important decisions in cases against the Russian Federation. First, a Chamber declared admissible the second interstate application filed by Georgia against Russia (Georgia v. Russia No. 2, App. No. 38263/08, …

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