Two Weeks in Review

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Two Weeks in Review, 13 March – 26 March

In their post, 'What’s at Stake in the Abortion Case Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights?', Alicia Ely Yamin and Sabrina Ochoa explore the criminalization of abortion in El Salvador and the review of it by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The two argue that the total abortion ban should be understood as part of systemic violence against feminized bodies within the healthcare system, and specifically, as structural discrimination against poor women. The two call for a transformative judgment from the Court that will end the marginalization and exclusion of these women from society through the health system. See their full analysis here.

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Two Weeks in Review, 27 February – 12 March

In his post, 'Nicaragua: Expatriation as an Aggravated Form of Political Persecution', Kai Ambos examines Nicaragua's decision to strip more than 300 dissident citizens of their nationality in the last two weeks. Ambos notes the removal of the nationality, first of all, violates the 1961 Convention…

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Two Weeks in Review, 13 February – 26 February

New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 33 (2022) No. 4) The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law  (Vol. 33 (2022) No. 4) is now out. EJIL subscribers have full access to the latest issue of the journal at EJIL’s Oxford University Press site. Apart from articles published in the last 12 months, EJIL articles are…

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Two weeks in Review, 30 January – 12 February

Technology  Massimo Marelli explains the decision to open an ICRC delegation in Luxembourg dedicated to cyberspace. He notes its necessity for the humanitarian sector and the ICRC, to explore and engage in policy-making; legal and technological efforts to prevent and mitigate digitally-enabled harm; and to safeguard humanitarian organizations from digital threats. The…

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Two weeks in Review, 16 January – 29 January

In his post, 'The Law of Immunity and the Prosecution of the Head of State of the Russian Federation for International Crimes in the War against Ukraine', Miguel Lemos explores the possibilities of…

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