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The Oral Hearings in ‘Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965’

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The Oral Hearings in ‘Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965’ The oral hearings in the advisory proceedings concerning the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 took place at the ICJ last week. Readers will recall the …

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Supreme Court of Spain: UN Treaty Body individual decisions are legally binding

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Supreme Court of Spain: UN Treaty Body individual decisions are legally binding The Spanish Supreme Court has established that the views expressed by UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies in individual complaints are binding on the State. The Court ordered Spain to pay €600,000 in compensation to Ángela González for the …

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The Missing Link in Migration Governance: An Advisory Opinion by the International Court of Justice

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The Missing Link in Migration Governance: An Advisory Opinion by the International Court of Justice Even though the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has jurisdiction to resolve disputes on the interpretation and application of the 1951 Refugee Convention (Art. 38) and the 1967 Protocol (Art. IV), it has so far …

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The Right to Life in Armed Conflict

The Right to Life in Armed Conflict Ian Park

The Right to Life in Armed Conflict Author: Ian Park ISBN: 9780198821380 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 22 April 2018 Price: $105.00 Description Disagreement reigns amongst academics, practitioners, and politicians, as to whether human rights have a place in armed conflicts, especially in extra-territorial operations, with many fearing that an application …

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The Dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo Region

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The Dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo Region Introduction On 29 March 2018, Guyana filed an Application against Venezuela before the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’) concerning the two States’ long-standing dispute over the Essequibo region. This Application was filed after the UN Secretary General decided on 30 …

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An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

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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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Foreign Office Certificates and Diplomatic Immunity in the Assange Affair

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Foreign Office Certificates and Diplomatic Immunity in the Assange Affair The Assange saga continues with recent decisions in the English Courts upholding the warrant for Julian Assange’s arrest. Dapo’s recent post on Ecuador’s purported appointment of Julian Assange as one of its diplomats to the UK considered the position on …

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The Rise of Environmental Law in International Dispute Resolution: Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues Landmark Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights

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The Rise of Environmental Law in International Dispute Resolution: Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues Landmark Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights The Inter-American Court’s Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights, released on 7 February 2018 (in Spanish only) (for brevity “AO”), is the latest and potentially most …

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Ecuador Seeks to Confer Diplomatic Status on Julian Assange: Does this Oblige the UK to Allow Him to Leave the Embassy & Is the Matter Headed to the ICJ?

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Ecuador Seeks to Confer Diplomatic Status on Julian Assange: Does this Oblige the UK to Allow Him to Leave the Embassy & Is the Matter Headed to the ICJ? There is a recent twist in the Julian Assange saga leading to new claims that the UK has the legal obligation …

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Western Sahara before the CJEU

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Western Sahara before the CJEU Just a quick heads-up to our readers that yesterday Advocate General Wathelet of the Court of Justice of the EU delivered his opinion in Case C‑266/16, Western Sahara Campaign UK, The Queen v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Secretary of State for  Environment, …

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Professor, The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS and Chair of the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association] On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the ICC’s …

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