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 mapa-reino-unido-portada-655x368 ICJ begins hearing Mauritius claim that Britain forced territory exchange for independence     

Source: Jurist news

September 04, 2018

The government of the island nation of Mauritius presented its claim Monday to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] that the British government forced the transfer of the Chagos Islands [BBC report]as a condition of independence in the 1960s. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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ley_19-137274Qatar brings UAE before International Court of Justice over racial discrimination

Source: Jurist

June 12, 2018

[JURIST] Qatar filed an Application Instituting Proceedings [text, PDF] against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the International Court of Justice(ICJ) [official website] on Monday, accusing the UAE of discriminating against Qataris in violation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) [text]. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_02UN Elects Judges to International Court of Justice

Source: VOA News
November 10, 2017

WASHINGTON —
The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected four judges Thursday to the International Court of Justice, the main judicial organization of the world body. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_02Reopening Proceedings for Reparations and Abuse of Process at the International Court of Justice

Source: Ejil Talk
August 16, 2016

On 28 July 2017, Nicaragua made the rather surprising announcement that it would revive its claim for US$17 billion in compensation against the United States. To recall, in its 1986 Merits Judgment in Nicaragua v. United States, the International Court of Justice declared that the United States was “under an obligation to make reparation to the Republic of Nicaragua for all injury caused to Nicaragua” arising from “breaches of obligations under customary international law” [Dispositif, para. 292(13)] and for “breaches of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation between the parties…on 21 January 1956” [Dispositif, para. 292 (14)]. Leer el resto de esta entrada »