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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: How did it survive for so long?

Reports that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) would cease to operate past July 2021 have proved somewhat premature. Perhaps, a more appropriate description is…

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World Lawyers’ Pledge on Climate Action: An Urgent Call for Climate Mainstreaming

The world is facing climate emergency, one of a series of overlapping and mutually reinforcing environmental crises. In 2017, more than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries…

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Gender-based persecution as a crime against humanity: A milestone for LGBTI rights before the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace

On 14 April 2021 the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace (Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz, JEP) broke new ground: It accredited five LGBTI persons as victims of…

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The Ntaganda appeal judgment and the meaning of ‘attack’ in conduct of hostilities war crimes

One of the many interesting issues raised by the ICC’s recent Ntaganda appeal judgment, and the subject of this post, is whether war crimes referring to ‘attacks’ require…

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“To Release or not to Release, that is the Question”: Detention Pending Trial at the International Criminal Court after the Gicheru Case

On 29 January this year, the Pre-Trial Chamber A of the International Criminal Court (ICC) decided to grant interim release to Paul Gicheru, a lawyer suspected of offences…

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Announcements: Thessaloniki Summer Courses; Customary IHL Research Vacancy; Law Not War Event; Nuclear Law and Policy Research Associate; SIEL March Conversation; Rule of Law at Sea Lecture; Due Diligence in International Law Panel; Unpacking Transitional Justice Series; Roundtable Prosecutorial Discretion at the ICC; Spanish International Legal Podcast

1. Thessaloniki Summer Courses on International Law and Human Rights. The Kalliopi Koufa Foundation for the Promotion of International Law and Human Rights organizes the 6th session of…

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Georgia v. Russia No. 2: The European Court’s Resurrection of Bankovic in the Contexts of Chaos

Last week the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered its judgment in the second interstate case brought by Georgia against Russia (…

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The Duty to Derogate: Suspending Human Rights in a Very Limited and Specific Way?

Section 12 of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill currently making its way through the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament imposes…

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Counter-terrorism control orders come to Switzerland: is assigned residence for ‘potential terrorists’ compatible with art. 5 ECHR?

The legislative responses to terrorist violence in Europe over the past several years have shown a new trend of circumventing proper judicial review and protections of criminal…

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Derogating to Deal with Covid 19: State Practice and Thoughts on the Need for Notification

In her blog post on EJIL: Talk! (9 April 2020), Dr Stevie Martin drew attention to an interesting development concerning States' measures to deal with Covid 19…

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