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Archivo de Etiquetas: Rwanda

Bagilishima case (ICTR-95-1A-T) International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Tribunal penal international pour le Rwanda ORIGINAL: ENGLISH TRIAL CHAMBER I Before: Judge Erik M0se, Presiding Judge Asoka de Zoysa Gunawardana Judge Mehmet Guney Registry: Mr Adama Dieng Decision of: 7 June 2001 THE PROSECUTOR Versus IGNACE BAGILISHEMA ICTR-95-1A-T JUDGEMENT The Office of Prosecutor: Ms …

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Akayesu case (ICTR-96-4-T)

Before: Judge Laity Kama, Presiding Judge Lennart Aspegren Judge Navanethem Pillay Registry: Mr. Agwu U. Okali Decision of: 2 September 1998 THE PROSECUTOR VERSUS JEAN-PAUL AKAYESU Case No. ICTR-96-4-T JUDGEMENT The Office of the Prosecutor: Mr. Pierre-Richard Prosper Counsel for the Accused: Mr. Nicolas Tiangaye Mr. Patrice Monthe 1. INTRODUCTION …

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Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International?

Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International? From time to time we have had discussions on this blog about the classification of extraterritorial or transnational conflicts between States and non-State groups. In other words, when States use force abroad against non-State groups, does this lead to an armed conflict …

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Acuerdo de Copenhague (2009)

Acuerdo de Copenhague Los Jefes de Estado, Jefes de Gobierno, Ministros y otros jefes de las siguientes delegaciones presentes en la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático de 2009, en Copenhague1: Albania, Alemania, Argelia, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarús, Bélgica, Benin, Bhután, Bosnia y Herzegovina, Botswana, …

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Uses of Force against Civil Aircraft

Uses of Force against Civil Aircraft Dr Kimberley N. Trapp is lecturer in law at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. On 18 June, South Korean marines (stationed on Gyodong Island, to the west of South Korea) fired 99 rifle rounds at an Asiana flight en route from Chengdu (China) to …

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Rwanda-UN, Agreement on the Status of UN Mission

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA ON THE STATUS OF THE UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION FOR RWANDA I. DEFINITIONS 1. For the purpose of the present Agreement the following definitions shall apply: (a)      “UNAMIR” means the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda established …

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Statute of the International Criminal Court for Rwanda (ICTR)

STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL FOR RWANDA(As amended) As amended by the Security Council acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of …

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The Kosovo Opinion

The Kosovo Opinion  Christian J. Tams is Professor of International Law at the Univeristy of Glasgow. His publications include Enforcing Obligations Erga Omnes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The International Court of Justice’s Kosovo opinion of 22 July had been much expected. It was one of the not so frequent …

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60 Years of the Genocide Convention

60 Years of the Genocide Convention Many thanks to Dapo for inviting me to blog here at EJIL: Talk! – hopefully the blog will turn out to be as successful in the blawgosphere as the EJIL is in print. In the next couple of weeks I intend to write on …

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International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda sentences former Rwandan prosecutor to life imprisonment

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda sentences former Rwandan prosecutor to life imprisonment Yesterday, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) sentenced Siméon Nchamihigo to life in prison for acts committed during the Rwanda genocide in 1994 (see press release). The third Trial Chamber of the Tribunal found him guilty of …

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