Justinas Žilinskas

About/Bio

Justinas Žilinskas: Professor of Public International Law - Justinas Žilinskas obtained his law degree from Vilnius University Faculty of Law, and his PhD in law from Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania where he currently teaches International Humanitarian Law. He is also a member of International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission (ihffc.org). Besides his academic work, Justinas Žilinskas worked at Lithuania‘s Parliament Legal Office during EU accession process, worked in various government level working groups, including the group on implementation of ECHR judgements, National International Humanitarina Law Implementation Commission, etc. Justinas scientific interests and publications are mostly oriented towards international humanitarian and international criminal law, with the emphasis on Baltic States experience.

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Drėlingas v. Lithuania (ECHR): Ethno-Political Genocide Confirmed?

The European Court of Human Rights on 12th of March issued a judgment in the case of Drėlingas v. Lithuania (Application no. 28859/16). The case at the ECHR was considered under Article 7 and focused on the principle of nullum crimen sine lege. However, in broader terms this case dealt with the definition of genocide, and the…

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