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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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Al-Jedda case

OPINIONS OF THE LORDS OF APPEAL FOR JUDGMENT IN THE CAUSE R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) Appellate Committee Lord Bingham of Cornhill Lord Rodger of Earlsferry Baroness Hale of Richmond Lord Carswell Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood Counsel Appellants: Keir Starmer …

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Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice

Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice Yesterday the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected Julia Sebutinde to be a Judge at the International Court of Justice (see UN press release). Readers may recall from an earlier post that the Security Council and General Assembly …

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Syria Tries to Defend Its Record to United Nations

Syria Tries to Defend Its Record to United Nations The nation’s envoy repeated the government’s claim that the unrest was the work of as yet unidentified foreign agitators trying to undermine Syria’s stability. UNITED NATIONS — Syria, facing mounting global pressure over its decisions to move tanks into cities against …

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Charter of the United Nations

INTRODUCTORY NOTE The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organisation, and came into force on 24 October 1945. The Statute of the International Court of Justice is an integral part of the …

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Consensus Definition of Aggression (UNGA resolution 3314 (XXIX))

The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression, established pursuant to its resolution 2330(XXII) of 18 December 1967, covering the work of its seventh session held from 11 March to 12 April 1974, including the draft Definition of Aggression adopted by …

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