Andreas Zimmermann

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Andreas Zimmermann is Professor of International and European Law at the University of Potsdam, Germany and Director of the Potsdam Centre of Human Rights.

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“To Appear or not to Appear this was the Question” – The Saga of Kenya’s Non-Appearance in the Kenya –Somalia Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean Case

“To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles (…)” Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 1 Just like Hamlet, Kenya…

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To be a Party or not to be a Party: Malaysia’s envisaged ‘withdrawal’ from its (pending) accession to the Rome Statute

As inter alia confirmed by its recent judgments concerning the Afghanistan situation and the Al Bashir case, the ICC currently finds itself in truly turbulent times. What is more, is that the Rome Statute has turned out to be a real treasure trove when it comes to the international law of treaties. This includes, inter alia,…

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Turbulent Times for the International Rule of Law: A Reply

Note from the Editors:  This post concludes our first EJIL:Talk! Contributing Editors' Debate, where our distinguished Contributing Editors lent their views on broad themes of international law and the state of the art, science, and discipline of international law.  Our thanks to Andreas Zimmermann (Co-Director of the Berlin-Potsdam Research Group, 'The International Rule of Law -…

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