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Bassiouni: Investigating War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia War 1992-1994

Bassiouni: Investigating War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia War 1992-1994

Bassiouni: Investigating War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia War 1992-1994 M. Cherif Bassiouni (DePaul Univ. – Law) has published Investigating War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia War 1992-1994 (Intersentia 2017). Here’s the abstract: Following World War Two, the progress towards international accountability and international criminal justice came to a halt …

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

EJIL

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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New Issue: International Relations

International Relations

New Issue: International Relations The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 31, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Articles Diana Panke, The institutional design of the United Nations General Assembly: an effective equalizer? Matti Jutila, New national organization of Europe: nationalism and minority rights after the end of …

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Democratic Statehood in International Law

Democratic Statehood in International Law In the book Democratic Statehood in International Law, I develop an argument that state creation is a political process of overcoming a competing claim to territorial integrity. The emergence of a new state is not an automatic or factual occurrence upon meeting the statehood criteria. …

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