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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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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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UNITED STATES v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN (1992)

UNITED STATES v. ALVAREZ-MACHAIN, 504 U.S. 655 (1992) 504 U.S. 655 UNITED STATES, PETITIONER v. HUMBERTO ALVAREZ-MACHAIN CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 91-712 Argued April 1, 1992 Decided June 15, 1992 Respondent, a citizen and resident of Mexico, was forcibly kidnaped from …

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THE GENEVA AWARD IN THE “ALABAMA” CLAIMS (1872)

By the Arbitrators. BY the terms of the Treaty of Washington the claims of the United States against Great Britain, arising out of depredations committed during the Civil War on American commerce by the Alabama and other cruisers fitted out in England, were submitted to arbitration. There were five arbitrators, …

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Affo and Another v. Commander Israel Defence Force in the West Bank (HC 785/87); Rafia and Another v. Commander Israel Defence Force in the Gaza Strip and Another (HC 845/87); Hindi v. Commander Israel Defence Force in the Judea and Samaria Region (HC 27/88)

ABD AL NASSER AL AZIZ ABD AL AZIZ ABD AL AFFO ET AL v. COMMANDER OF I.D.F. FORCES IN THE WEST BANK H.C. 785/87 ABD AL AZIZ ABD ALRACHMAN UDE RAFIA ET AL v. COMMANDER OF I.D.F. FORCES IN THE GAZA STRIP H.C. 845/87 J’MAL SHAATI HINDI v. COMMANDER OF …

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Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?

Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?I intended to write a post explaining why International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), does not have immunity under the applicable treaties dealing with the immunity of the IMF and its employees. However, Chimene Keitner has beaten me to …

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969)

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSIDERING the fundamental role of treaties in the history of international relations, RECOGNIZING the ever-increasing importance of treaties as a source of international law and as a means of developing peaceful co-operation among nations, whatever their constitutional and social systems, NOTING that the …

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