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Almeida & Sorel: Latin America and the International Court of Justice

Almeida & Sorel: Latin America and the International Court of Justice Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida (Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School) & Jean-Marc Sorel (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne – Law) have published Latin America and the International Court of Justice: Contributions to International Law (Routledge 2017). Contents include: Liliana Obregon, Latin America …

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Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional (2016)

Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional, vol. XVI, enero-diciembre de 2016 Doctrina Naturaleza jurídica de la protección diplomática a la luz del desarrollo progresivo del derecho internacional: ¿derecho del Estado o de la persona humana? Elisa Ortega Velázquez HTML PDF |  Pág. 3-45 Algunas consideraciones jurídicas sobre la participación de México …

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Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria?

Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria? Over the last few days, various media outlets have reported that the US, UK and other countries believe that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict (see BBC report). Apparently, there is not yet conclusive evidence of this …

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ITLOS order Ghana to release Argentine navy ship

ITLOS order Ghana to release Argentine navy ship On 15 December, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) ordered Ghana to release the Argentine military training vessel ARA Fragata Libertad (see oral proceedings). NML Capital, an investment company focused on distressed debt based in the Cayman Islands …

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Self Determination and the Syrian Conflict – Recognition of Syrian Opposition as Sole Legitimate Representative of the Syrian People: What Does this Mean and What Implications Does it Have?

Self Determination and the Syrian Conflict – Recognition of Syrian Opposition as Sole Legitimate Representative of the Syrian People: What Does this Mean and What Implications Does it Have? Last week, the United Kingdom recognised the umbrella Syrian opposition organization, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (NCS) as …

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Territorial and Maritime Dispute between Nicaragua and Honduras in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Honduras)

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE CASE CONCERNING TERRITORIAL AND MARITIME DISPUTE BETWEEN NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA (NICARAGUA v. HONDURAS) – 8 October 2007 JUDGMENT PRESENT: PRESIDENT Higgins; VICE-PRESIDENT Al-Khasawneh; JUDGES Ranjeva, Shi, Koroma, Parra-Aranguren, Buergenthal, Owada, Simma, Tomka, Abraham, Keith, Sepulveda-Amor, Bennouna, Skotnikov; JUDGES AD HOC Torres Bernardez, …

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Nicaragua v. Honduras (Border and Transborder Armed Actions)

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE 1988 20 December General List No. 74 CASE CONCERNING BORDER AND TRANSBORDER ARMED ACTIONS 20 December 1988 (NICARAGUA v. HONDURAS) JURISDICTION OF THE COURT AND ADMISSIBILITY OF THE APPLICATION Jurisdiction of the Court, burden ofproof— Intention of the Parties. Charter of Organization ofAmerican States — Pact …

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Arbitral Award Made by the King of Spain on 23 December 1906 case (Honduras v. Nicaragua)

CASE CONCERNING THE ARBITRAL AWARD MADE BY THE KING OF SPAIN ON 23 DECEMBER 1906 (HONDURAS v. NICARAGUA) Arbitration.—Contention that arbitrator not regularly designated and Award a nullity.—Acceptance of designation of arbitrator and of Award.—Grounds of nullity invoked.—Executability of Award. JUDGMENT Present: President Klaestad; Vice-President Zafrulla Khan; Judges Hackworth, Winiarski, …

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Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua – Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Genie-Lacayo v. Nicaragua Judgment of January 29, 1997 (Merits, Reparations and Costs) In the Genie Lacayo Case, The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President Rafael Nieto-Navia, Judge Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, …

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Kenya Invades Somalia Invoking the Right of Self-Defence

Kenya Invades Somalia Invoking the Right of Self-Defence Vidan Hadzi-Vidanovic is a doctoral candidate at the University of Nottingham School of Law. At a press conference held in Nairobi on 15 October 2011, the Kenyan ministers of defence and interior announced that Kenyan security forces will engage in military operations …

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Recent Developments with Regard to ICJ Provisional Measures

Recent Developments with Regard to ICJ Provisional MeasuresOn Monday of this week, the International Court of Justice indicated provisional measures in the case between Cambodia and Thailand regarding the Temple of Preah Vihear. The case was filed earlier this year after confrontations between the armed forces of both States in the …

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