International court of justice

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‘Beginning of a new era’: Pacific islanders hail UN vote on climate justice
Resolution asks ICJ to clarify countries’ obligations to fight climate change and the consequences they should face for inaction

Guardian staff with agencies

30, Mar, 2023 @1:51 AM

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Australia joins Vanuatu bid for international court to rule on obligation to prevent climate harm
Pacific island country will put resolution to UN general assembly seeking opinion on international legal obligations that countries have to act on the crisis

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Genocide case against Myanmar over Rohingya atrocities cleared to proceed
UN’s international court of justice rejects arguments advanced by military junta over crackdowns against Muslim minority group

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

22, Jul, 2022 @3:38 PM

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From Vanuatu law school to the Hague: the fight to recognise climate harm in international law
Vanuatu is leading a campaign to have the international court of justice issue an opinion on climate change – which could have huge legal ramifications

Kate Lyons

19, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Wanted: Russian revolution to topple tyrant. Internal applicants welcome | Simon Tisdall
Putin’s murderous reign can only be ended from within. Western powers must now do all they can to encourage a coup

Simon Tisdall

26, Mar, 2022 @6:22 PM

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Myanmar junta takes place of Aung San Suu Kyi at Rohingya hearing
Military, which seized power in February 2021, seeks to throw out UN case alleging it committed genocide

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

21, Feb, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters
ICJ ruling aggravates fractious relations between two countries and threatens to destabilise restive region

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

14, Oct, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Vanuatu to seek international court opinion on climate change rights
The Pacific island nation wants clarity on the legal responsibilities owed to its people related to climate change

Bernadette Carreon in Koror

26, Sep, 2021 @3:23 AM

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My grandmother’s Nazi killer evaded justice. Modern war criminals must not
As the 75th anniversary of the Nuremburg trials approaches, Ilse Cohn’s grandson calls for international law to ensure those committing atrocities today face retribution

Robin Lustig

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Letter: James Crawford obituary
Michael Dunne writes: He invited me, a non-lawyer, to become a member and pursue an interest in the political aspects of international law

Michael Dunne

20, Jul, 2021 @3:44 PM

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James Crawford obituary
Energetic public international lawyer who advised many countries and reshaped the rules on wrongdoings between them

Philippe Sands

13, Jun, 2021 @3:20 PM

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From Syria to China, dictators are still getting away with murder | Jonathan Freedland
We can’t rely on the glacial pace of international law to provide justice, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

26, Feb, 2021 @4:50 PM

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