Daniel Moeckli


Daniel Moeckli is Professor of Public International Law and Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich.

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Wa Baile c. Suisse: A victory against racial profiling?

Mohamed Wa Baile, a Swiss citizen of Kenyan origin, was stopped by the municipal police in the Zurich train station when he was on his way to work. According to the police officer in charge, he stopped Mr Wa Baile because of his behaviour, which appeared suspicious to him as Mr Wa Baile looked away when he realised…

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Are sovereignty referendums but a tool to legitimize territorial claims of the powerful?

This is the impression one could be left with in the wake of the popular votes organized by Russia in the occupied Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk, and Zaporizhzhia. This impression might be reinforced by the fact that, as recently shown by Sze Hong Lam on these pages, these were by far not the first…

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