viernes, marzo 24, 2023

Archivo de Etiquetas: States

ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits

ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits Sudanese President Omar Bashir visited Kenya yesterday to take part in the celebration of the new Kenyan Constitution. As readers will know, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued two arrest warrants for President Bashir in connnection …

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ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits

ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits Sudanese President Omar Bashir visited Kenya yesterday to take part in the celebration of the new Kenyan Constitution. As readers will know, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued two arrest warrants for President Bashir in connnection …

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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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Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN?

Who is Party to the Geneva Convention but not a Member of the UN? Last week (Aug 12) was the 61st anniversary of the adoption of the 1949 Geneva Conventions on the protection of victims of armed conflict. The Geneva Conventions are the most widely ratified treaties with 194 parties …

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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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Convenio concerniente a determinadas cuestiones relativas a conflictos de leyes de nacionalidad. La Haya, 12 de abril de 1930 (en inglés)

CONVENTION ON CERTAIN QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE CONFLICT OF NATIONALITY LAWS THE HAGUE – 12 APRIL 1930 CONSIDERING that it is of importance to settle by international agreement questions relating to the conflict of nationality laws; BEING CONVINCED that it is in the general interest of the international community to …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law The International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court …

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The Rise of International Criminal Law: A Further Rejoinder to Roth and Anderson

The Rise of International Criminal Law: A Further Rejoinder to Roth and AndersonEditor’s Note: This post is part of series discussing the 2009 EJIL Article by Professor Kenneth Anderson: “The Rise of International Criminal Law: Intended and Unintended Consequences,” . Previous posts in this discussion were by Ken Anderson (see here, …

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Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.

Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.The move will allow intelligence agencies to restart surveillance of international bank transfers, which the United States says is vital to its effort to fight terrorism.[via NYT > World]

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Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya

Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya At the end of last week, Kenya opened a special court to try suspected pirates operating from Somalia in the Gulf of Aden (see BBC Report here and here) The Court, which is funded by a number of international organizations and States including the UN, the EU, Australia …

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Award pronounced by His Majesty King Edward VII, as Arbitrator between the Argentine Republic and the Republic of Chile with reference to the Boundary to be traced between the two States, in Conformity with the Treaty of 1881 and the Protocol of 1893. London, november 20, 1902

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