Sebastian von Massow

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Sebastian von Massow is a PhD candidate at the European University Institute, Florence, a coordinator of the EUI International Law Working Group, and Executive Editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies. His research focuses on the litigation of the right to self-determination.

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AG Ćapeta’s Western Sahara Opinions: Undermining the Law of Decolonization

The law on decolonization has two primary objectives: transfer power from colonizer to people in accordance with their will and protect the people until that happens. On 21 March 2024, Advocate General Ćapeta delivered three linked opinions at the European Court of Justice that seriously undermine these objectives. The cases concern EU trade agreements with Morocco purporting to…

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