Lucas Carlos Lima



Lucas Carlos Lima is Professor of Public International Law at the Federal University of Minas Gerais. His research focuses on international dispute settlement, regionalism, and the Inter-American System of Human Rights.

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The Immunity Saga Reaches Latin America. The Changri-la Case

In September 2021, a new episode in the saga of jurisdictional immunities of States unfolded. The Brazilian Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal, STF) ruled that immunity from jurisdiction ceases when faced with unlawful acts connected to human rights violations (decision in Brazilian Portuguese here). The case concerns the Changri-La fishing boat, sunk in 1943 by a…

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