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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law There is a widespread myth amongst international lawyers. This is the apparently unshakeable proposition that forcible humanitarian action is clearly unlawful. Any changes to that proposition would be impossible, given: The preponderance of the doctrine of sovereignty over countervailing considerations, such as human rights; …

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Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations

Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The International Responsibility of International Organisations addresses the joint responsibility of organisations for violations of international law …

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African Union brings Sudan, rebels together for peace talks

African Union brings Sudan, rebels together for peace talks ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The African Union on Wednesday brought together for the first time for peace talks Sudan and insurgents fighting government troops in two states bordering South Sudan, in a conflict that has affected almost a million people.  Fighting …

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Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court of Human Rights

PROTOCOL ON THE STATUTE OF THE AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS The Member States of the African Union, Parties to this Protocol, RECALLING the objectives and principles enunciated in the Constitutive Act of the African Union, adopted on 11 July 2000 in Lome, Togo, in particular the commitment …

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African Union, Constitutive Act

We, Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Organization of African Unity (OAU): The President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria The President of the Republic of Angola The President of the Republic of Benin The President of the Republic of Botswana The President of …

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