International court of justice

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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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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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