Sarah Thin

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Sarah Thin is a PhD Candidate in international law at the University of Maastricht and the University of Hasselt. Her research focuses on the definition and operation of the concept of international community interest.

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Clarification and Conflation: Obligations Erga Omnes in the Chagos Opinion

The recent ICJ Advisory Opinion concerning the Chagos Islands has, understandably, received a great deal of attention. The controversies surrounding the more political elements of the decision have dominated headlines. However, in this blog post, we want to focus on one particular aspect of the Court’s decision. Tucked away at the end of the opinion, paragraph 180…

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