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US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL

US Fourth ICCPR Report, IHRL and IHL The US Government recently submitted to the Human Rights Committee its fourth periodic report on its compliance with the ICCPR. On the issues near and dear to my heart – the extraterritorial application of the ICCPR and the relationship between IHRL and IHRL …

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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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Aziz v. Republic of Yemen

Neutral Citation Number: [2005] EWCA Civ 745 Case No: A2/200411901 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL MR .JUSTICE MITTING (PRESIDING)   Royal Courts of Justice Strand. London. WC2A 2LL 17 June 2005 B e f o r e …

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Azinian v. United Mexican States

Date of dispatch to the parties: November 1, 1999 Before the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under Chapter Eleven of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and comprised of: CASE No. ARB(AF)/97/2 INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES (ADDITIONAL FACILITY) B E T W E E N: ROBERT AZINIAN, KENNETH DAVITIAN, …

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In the matter of AY BANK LIMITED (in liquidation)

Neutral Citation Number: [2006] EWHC 830 (Ch) Case No: NO. 73 OF 2006 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION COMPANIES COURT   Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 12 April 2006 B e f o r e :THE CHANCELLOR OF THE HIGH COURT ____________________ Between: In …

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Iran, The Nuclear Issue & Countermeasures

Iran, The Nuclear Issue & Countermeasures Sahib Singh is a Visiting Lecturer of International Law at the University of Vienna, a Visiting Fellow at the British Institute of International & Comparative Law and a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. The legal principles and arguments put forward are addressed …

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Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 31 March 2004 in the Case concerning Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) (Mexico v. United States of America)

  INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE JUDGMENT OF 31 MARCH 2004 IN THE CASE CONCERNING AVENA AND OTHER MEXICAN NATIONALS (MEXICO v. UNITED STATES OFAMERICA)  JUDGMENT OF 19 JANUARY 2009 Article 60 of the Statute of the Court — Independent basis of jurisdiction. Conditions on the …

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New Discussions on UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Reform: Using the Momentum while Acknowledging Financial and Political Realities

New Discussions on UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring Reform: Using the Momentum while Acknowledging Financial and Political Realities John Morijn, PhD (EUI (Law)) is senior human rights adviser, Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations and assistant professor of human rights law, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Views expressed …

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REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA et al. v. ALTMANN

  REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA ET AL. v. ALTMANN CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 03-13. Argued February 25, 2004—Decided June 7, 2004 Upon evidence that certain of her uncle’s valuable art works had either been seized by the Nazis or expropriated by Austria …

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