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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters

ICJ ruling aggravates fractious relations between two countries and threatens to destabilise restive regionKenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has rejected a decision by the UN’s highest court to grant Somalia control of disputed waters in the Indian Ocean, saying it would “strain relations” between the neighbouring countries.The president accused the international court of justice of imposing its authority on a dispute “it had neither jurisdiction nor competence” to oversee after it delineated a...
Tags: Law, Africa, Environment, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Oceans, United Nations, Global development, International court of justice, Kenya, Un, Somalia, Indian Ocean, African Union, Uhuru Kenyatta, ICJ


Check out 8 pitch decks that legal-tech startups used to raise millions

The legal-tech space has raised more than $1 billion in funding so far this year. Samantha Lee/Insider Funding for legal-tech has surprassed $1 billion for 2021 so far. VC firms, private equity, and even traditional law players are pouring money in. Check out these 8 pitch decks for examples of how legal-tech startup founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. As law firms and their clients seek to digitize and streamline work, VCs have been opening thei...
Tags: Google, Australia, Softbank, Trends, Paris, New Zealand, International court of justice, Denmark, Houston, Copenhagen, General Atlantic, Clio, Bessemer Venture Partners, Harvard Law School, Broderick, Pascal Cagni


International Court Backs Somalia in Sea Dispute With Kenya

The International Court of Justice has sided with Somalia in its dispute with neighboring Kenya over a maritime boundary in a case affecting territory potentially rich in oil and gas.
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Check out 7 pitch decks that legal-tech startups used to raise millions

The legal-tech space has raised nearly $1 billion in funding so far this year. Samantha Lee/Insider Funding for legal-tech is nearing $1 billion for 2021 so far. VC firms, private equity, and even traditional law players are pouring money in. Check out these 7 pitch decks for examples of how legal-tech startup founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. As law firms and their clients seek to digitize and streamline work, VCs have been opening their walle...
Tags: Google, Australia, Trends, Paris, New Zealand, International court of justice, Denmark, Houston, Copenhagen, General Atlantic, Clio, Bessemer Venture Partners, Harvard Law School, Broderick, Pascal Cagni, Paul Hastings


Vanuatu will seek International Court of Justice opinion on climate protection

The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu wants the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to weigh in the rights of current and future residents to be protected from climate change.
Tags: Asia, News, International court of justice, Pacific, Vanuatu, International Court of Justice ICJ


Vanuatu will seek International Court of Justice opinion on climate protection

The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu wants the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to weigh in the rights of current and future residents to be protected from climate change.
Tags: Cnn, International court of justice, Pacific, Vanuatu, International Court of Justice ICJ


Vanuatu to seek international court opinion on climate change rights

The Pacific island nation wants clarity on the legal responsibilities owed to its people related to climate changeVanuatu will ask the International court of justice for an advisory opinion on the rights of present and future generations to be protected from climate change.With a population of about 280,000 people spread across roughly 80 islands, Vanuatu is among more than a dozen Pacific island nations facing rising sea levels and more regular storms that can wipe out much of their economies. ...
Tags: Climate Change, International court of justice, Pacific, Vanuatu, Pacific Islands


Vanuatu to Push International Court for Climate Change Opinion

(Reuters) - Vanuatu is asking the International Court of Justice to issue an opinion on the rights of present and future generations to be...
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My grandmother’s Nazi killer evaded justice. Modern war criminals must not

As the 75th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials approaches, Ilse Cohn’s grandson calls for international law to ensure those committing atrocities today face retributionThe man who ordered the murder of my grandmother never stood trial for the crime. Nor did he stand trial for any of the other 137,000 murders he ordered during five short months in 1941.I know who he was. His name was Karl Jäger, and he was the commander of a Nazi execution squad in Lithuania, where my 44-year-old grandmother had...
Tags: Europe, Law, Germany, World news, Holocaust, Second world war, Judaism, War Crimes, International court of justice, Nuremberg, Lithuania, Nazism, Ilse Cohn, Karl Jäger


UK: Robert G Volterra Gives Guest Lecture At Jindal University On The Topic "How To Win Cases Before The International Court Of Justice In The 21st Century" - Volterra Fietta

On 21 April 2021, Volterra Fietta partner Robert Volterra gave a guest virtual lecture at Jindal University, India. The topic of his lecture was: "How to win cases before the International Court of Justice in the 21st Century".
Tags: UK, News, International court of justice, Robert, Volterra, Volterra Fietta, Jindal University, 21st Century Volterra Fietta, Robert Volterra, Jindal University India


‘It’s getting out of hand’: genocide denial outlawed in Bosnia

Move by international body set up to implement post-war peace deal follows attempts to downplay 1995 Srebrenica massacre The top international official in Bosnia has outlawed denial of genocide in the Balkan country to counter attempts by Bosnia’s Serbs to deny the scope of the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica, Europe’s only post-second world war genocide.Valentin Inzko, the outgoing head of Bosnia’s Office of the High Representative, or OHR, introduced the changes to the country’s criminal code on F...
Tags: Europe, Law, World news, Bosnia-Herzegovina, International criminal justice, International criminal court, International court of justice, Srebrenica Massacre, Bosnia, Balkan, Srebrenica, Srebrenica Europe, Valentin Inzko, Bosnia 's Office of the High Representative


More Canada-U.S. Pipeline Problems – Michigan’s Push to Shutdown Line 5

The state of Michigan has demanded that a Canadian company, Enbridge Energy Company (Enbridge), close the portion permitted by an easement of its oil pipeline—Line 5—that crosses the Straits of Mackinac, which joins Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Line 5 is an interstate, interprovincial, and international pipeline, owned and operated by Enbridge. It is used to transport petroleum products from Wisconsin, through Michigan, to Ontario, Québec, and further locations in Canada.[1] Michigan’s Notice o...
Tags: Law, Canada, United States, Alaska, International court of justice, Wisconsin, Michigan, Slovakia, Great Lakes, Biden, Ilm, Administrative Law, Ottawa, Federal Court, Nafta, State


Gibraltar: ISOLAS LLP Consultant, Jamie Trinidad, Explores Implications Of The ICJ Chagos Advisory Opinion - ISOLAS

On 25 February 2019, the International Court of Justice handed down its advisory opinion in Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965.
Tags: News, International court of justice, Gibraltar, Mauritius, Jamie Trinidad, ICJ Chagos Advisory Opinion ISOLAS


Here's what makes US spy agencies so much more worried about China than Russia

FBI Director Christopher Wray, NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, CIA Director William Burns, and DIA Director Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats, April 15, 2021. Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS Amid the myriad challenges the US faces, China poses the greatest risk, top US intelligence officials say. While there are some similarities in their methods, Beijing's broader strategic ambitions ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Ukraine, Fbi, Beijing, United States


Gibraltar: The International Court Of Justice And Decolonisation - ISOLAS

ISOLAS LLP consultant Jamie Trinidad has co-edited a book on the 2019 Chagos Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice, published recently by Cambridge University Press.
Tags: News, International court of justice, Gibraltar, ISOLAS LLP, Jamie Trinidad


Kenya Leaves Int'l Court Case on Ocean Dispute With Somalia

Kenya has withdrawn from International Court of Justice hearings on its dispute with Somalia over territory in the Indian Ocean.
Tags: International court of justice, Kenya, Somalia


From Syria to China, dictators are still getting away with murder | Jonathan Freedland

Faced with evidence of crimes against humanity, we can’t rely on the glacial pace of international law to provide justice It’s a scene that’s been played out both in high drama and a blockbuster thriller, in Death and the Maiden and in Marathon Man – a victim chancing many years later upon their tormentor – but in Berlin in 2014 it happened for real. Anwar al-Bunni was in a grocery shop when he ran into a fellow Syrian émigré whose face was familiar. It took him a while to realise that the man w...
Tags: Law, China, Berlin, World news, Syria, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, International criminal justice, International criminal court, International court of justice, Torture, Assad, Bashar Al Assad, Koblenz, Jonathan Freedland, Bunni


A Moral Obligation to Protect the Planet

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 22 2021 (IPS) – Legends are the lodestars of history, the marriage of Sir Dorabji Tata with Meherbai on Valentine’s Day of 1898 among the most lyrical of them. Two years later, he gifted her the Jubilee Diamond, the sixth largest diamond in the world, twice as large as the Kohinoor. Article by Ramu Damodaran | INTER PRESS AGENCY Less than fifty months later, Tata Steel, the business in which he played so pivotal a role, was enveloped in a financial crisis; Dorabji and Meherba...
Tags: Asia, News, Life, Wikipedia, India, Diamond, Britain, South Africa, United Kingdom, United Nations, International court of justice, Brazil, Beethoven, Namibia, Caribbean, Mitchell


Iran's President Claims Big Victory in Bid to End Sanctions

Iran’s president has applauded a ruling by the International Court of Justice that it can hear Iran’s case against the U.S. seeking to end sanctions, calling it a “big victory” for the Islamic Republic.
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Supreme Court sides with Germany: Immunity against Lawsuit for Taking Domestic Property

by Dennis Crouch The Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision in the stolen-art case of Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp. The claimants in the case are heirs to German Jewish art dealers who purchased a set of medieval Christian relics known as the Guelph Treasure (Welfenschatz) from the Duke of Brunswick in 1929 (although by then the Duke had already abdicated). As the Nazi government rose to power, the dealers were coerced to sell the collection back to the State (Prussia), allegedl...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Germany, Berlin, US, Italy, International court of justice, Nazi, Duke, Patent, Brunswick, Prussia, Philipp, Federal Republic of Germany, Dennis Crouch, FSIA


Just £12,000 of £40m fund for displaced Chagos islanders has been spent

MP representing most of UK’s Chagossians says failure to use compensation money to help those facing hardship is outrageousLess than £12,000 of a £40m fund set up to compensate Chagos islanders who were forcibly evicted from their homeland by the British government has reached those living in the UK.Four years after it was announced, the Foreign Office fund has distributed less than 1% of its budget in direct support to islanders forced from their homes in the Indian Ocean. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Law, UK News, US military, United Nations, International court of justice, Foreign, Gatwick Airport, Chagos Islands, Mauritius, Foreign Office, Commonwealth and Development Office, UN Global Compact partner zone: transforming busin


Turkey: Effective Nationality In International Investment Arbitration - Koluman Law

In international law, the issue of "effective nationality" was famously considered by the International Court of Justice in the Nottebohm case.
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Myanmar soldiers tell of Rohingya killings, rapes and mass burials

Reported video confessions could be used as evidence in international criminal courtTwo Myanmar soldiers have detailed a campaign of blanket killings, rape and mass burials of Rohingya Muslims in Rahkine state in video testimony that could be used as evidence of crimes against humanity in the international criminal court (ICC).The confessions, seen by the New York Times and the human rights organisation Fortify Rights, reportedly show Pte Myo Win Tun and Pte Zaw Naing speaking about what they sa...
Tags: Law, World news, South and Central Asia, New York Times, International criminal court, International court of justice, Myanmar, Rohingya, Tun, Rahkine, Pte Zaw Naing


A simmering crisis between 2 allies could create a new headache for the US in a volatile region

Hellenic Navy frigate HN Aegean, front, and US Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto in the Mediterranean Sea, July 26, 2020. US Navy/MCS3 Sawyer Haskins Greece and Turkey are at odds over a disputed patch of the Mediterranean Sea and the rights to resources it may hold.The dispute isn't new, but tensions are rising, and an armed clash between two NATO allies isn't something the alliance or the US has had to deal with before.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.In the la...
Tags: Europe, Isis, Greece, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran


'You simply die all over again': the agony of Srebrenica, 25 years on

The women who lost loved ones in the massacre of Bosnian Muslims are still burying bodies – and still seeking justice as the guilty walk freeIn 2012, Munira Subašić identified the man who had transported her son to his death; a high-level official in Srebrenica’s police department.Subašić vividly recalls their previous fateful encounter: it was July 1995, and tens of thousands of Bosnian Muslims fled Srebrenica as it fell to Bosnian Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladić. Subašić, along with do...
Tags: World news, United Nations, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, International court of justice, Un, Srebrenica Massacre, Ratko Mladic, Srebrenica, Potocari, Subasic, Radovan Karadzic, Munira Subasic, Ratko Mladić Subašić


Cases of torture in Zimbabwe: Six years after the Torture Docket case – What is the current status of the investigation?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise The post Cases of torture in Zimbabwe: Six years after the Torture Docket case – What is the current status of the investigation? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Germany, Africa, Syria, War, South Africa, War Crimes, International court of justice, Zimbabwe, Torture, Constitutional Court, South African Police Service, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Top Six, National Prosecution Authority, Shamila Batohi, International Criminal Court Act


City of London revokes honour granted to Suu Kyi

The City of London Corporation on Thursday revoked an honour granted to Aung San Suu Kyi over the treatment of minority Rohinghya Muslims in Myanmar. Elected representatives on the body that runs London's historic centre and financial district voted to revoke the freedom of the city granted to Suu Kyi three years ago. The move followed her appearance, as Myanmar's civilian leader, at The International Court of Justice in The Hague to personally defend her country against allegations of rape, a...
Tags: London, News, International court of justice, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, The Hague, Suu Kyi, City of London Corporation, Rohinghya


Equatorial Guinea argues luxury Paris mansion was part of embassy when raided

Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the country's president was protected by diplomatic immunity when it was raided by French authorities in 2012. The case at the International Court of Justice is seen as a test for the limits of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Immunity, which shields government officials from prosecution abroad. Equatorial Guinea launched the case in 2016 after the residence of Teodorin Obiang on the grand Aven...
Tags: News, Paris, International court of justice, Equatorial Guinea, Teodorin Obiang


World Court Orders Interim Protection for Myanmar’s Rohingya

(Bloomberg) -- The International Court of Justice has ordered the implementation of emergency measures to protect Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingya population from genocide, ruling on a request by The Gambia on Thursday.The Muslim-majority African country has accused Myanmar of violating the 1948 Genocide Convention using so-called “clearance operations” that began in earnest in 2017, resulting in the deaths and rapes of thousands of Rohingya living in western Rakhine State. As many as 740,000 ...
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Top UN official says Myanmar must follow order on Rohingya

A top United Nations official who deals with human rights in Myanmar said Thursday that the international community must continue to put pressure on the Southeast Asian nation to follow any decision by the International Court of Justice regarding its treatment of minority Rohingya Muslims. U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee spoke in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, ahead of the court's verdict in The Hague, Netherlands. The court read its verdict later Thursday, ordering Myanmar take all measures...
Tags: News, United Nations, International court of justice, Bangladesh, Un, Myanmar, Dhaka, The Hague Netherlands, Yanghee Lee