International court of justice

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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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Just £12,000 of £40m fund for displaced Chagos islanders has been spent
MP representing most of UK’s Chagossians says failure to use compensation money to help those facing hardship is outrageous

Katie Armour

31, Jan, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Myanmar soldiers tell of Rohingya killings, rapes and mass burials
Reported video confessions could be used as evidence in international criminal court

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

08, Sep, 2020 @5:01 PM

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'You simply die all over again': the agony of Srebrenica, 25 years on
The women who lost loved ones in the massacre of Bosnian Muslims are still burying bodies – and still seeking justice as the guilty walk free

Annie Hylton

14, Jul, 2020 @7:30 AM

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The persecuted Rohingya now have legal protection, but will it amount to anything? | Francis Wade
The ICJ ruling on Myanmar is a rare bright point in a woeful international response. Unfortunately its powers are limited, says author Francis Wade

Francis Wade

24, Jan, 2020 @4:38 PM

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UN's top court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide
Momentous pronouncement at Hague rejects Aung San Suu Kyi’s defence of her country’s military

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent and Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

23, Jan, 2020 @10:12 AM

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The Guardian view on Myanmar and genocide: humanity on trial | Editorial
Editorial: Criticism of Aung San Suu Kyi’s defence of her country must not overshadow the issue at the heart of the case at the international court of justice: the ongoing suffering of Rohingya Muslims

Editorial

12, Dec, 2019 @6:41 PM

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