Marko Milanovic

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Marko Milanovic is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Reading School of Law. He is co-editor of EJIL: Talk! and a member of the EJIL's Editorial Board.

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Common Article 1 Does Prohibit Complicity in IHL Violations, Through Arms Transfers or Otherwise

Last week, over on Articles of War, I read with great interest a post on Common Article 1 (CA1) of the Geneva Conventions by my good friends Mike Schmitt and Sean Watts. Their post, building on their prior work, argues that CA1 should not be understood as having any external dimension. It…

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A Quick Take on the European Court’s Climate Change Judgments

Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered a monumental trio of decisions – two admissibility decisions and one judgment – on climate change. In Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland, the Court, by 16 votes to 1 (Judge Eicke dissenting), set forth new principles on standing (victim…

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Wieder and Guarnieri v UK: A Justifiably Expansive Approach to the Extraterritorial Application of the Right to Privacy in Surveillance Cases

In September last year, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered its judgment in Wieder and Guarnieri v. the United Kingdom (nos. 64371/16 and 64407/16), which became final in December. The judgment is an important contribution to the ever-growing international case law on the extraterritorial application of human rights. Briefly, the Court…

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