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Waiting for the Als…

This week will mark a full year since the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held oral hearings in Al-Skeini and Al-Jedda (see my preview here)…

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A Comment on Disobeying the Security Council

Antonios Tzanakopoulos has written a powerful book in Disobeying the Security Council. It is a rich – at times very rich – piece of scholarship, covering a range of complex…

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More on Nada v. Switzerland

As our readers are aware, currently pending before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is the fascinating case of Nada v. Switzerland.  It concerns an Italian…

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UK Supreme Court Decides R (Smith) v SSD

Today the UK Supreme Court decided R (Smith) v Secretary of State for Defence [2010] UKSC 29 (press summary), yet another fascinating addition to the unfolding saga on…

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Grand Chamber Hearings and Preview of Al-Skeini and Al-Jedda

Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held joint hearings in  Al-Skeini and others v. UK (no. 55721/07) and Al-Jedda v. UK (no. 27021/08) - webcast…

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Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi Merits Judgment

The Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom (no. 61498/08) judgment by a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is now out (HUDOC). For our previous coverage, with…

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The UK Supreme Court Quashes Domestic Measures Implementing UN Sanctions

Last year, I posted on this blog analyses of domestic cases touching upon UN sanctions, in particular with respect to the 1267 sanctions regime (concerning Al Qaeda and…

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Norm Conflicts and Human Rights

Consider the following scenario: the United Kingdom, together with the United States and other allies, invaded Iraq in 2003. From that point on, there was an international armed conflict between…

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Sayadi: The Human Rights Committee’s Kadi (or a pretty poor excuse for one…)

In October 2008, the Human Rights Committee decided the Sayadi case (CCPR/C/94/D/1472/2006) regarding UN Security Council terrorist blacklists, and the decision has now been made public (h/t to Bill…

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Top International Lawyers of 2008?

At this time of the year, it is usual for the media to pubish lists of top this and top that of the year. I wonder whether it…

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