Posts tagged with ‘customary international law’

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On protection of National abroad

by FG

On protection of National abroad Lilian Nyamwaro There have been a number of debates over the doctrine of protection of nationals abroad. A number of states have occasionally affirmed a right to intervene in situations where their nationals have been in danger in the territory of another state. Some have viewed this as a pretext […]

State Responsibility in the context of non-state actors

by FG

State Responsibility in the context of non-state actors Lilian Nyamwaro Are the International Law Commission’s 2001 Articles on State Responsibility for Internationally Wrongful Acts sufficiently robust in the context of non-state actors who commit acts of terrorism? The principle of state responsibility under international law was created to protect the rights of all sovereign states […]

Is Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention lawful?

by FG

Is Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention lawful? Lilian Nyamwaro The lawfulness of Unilateral Intervention has long been a subject of international debate. Some scholars have argued that it’s an emerging norm under customary international law while some have argued that it lacks a clear legal framework therefore it does not accord with customary international law. For the […]

The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context

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The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context Introduction Lilian Nyamwaro The concept of Sustainable Development has risen gradually over the last forty years. There has been a growing concern over the negative impact of human activity on the environment. The deteriorating condition of the environment has lead to a widespread […]

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment

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Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment Clive Hambidge A boy soldier returns home to assuage the ‘righteous indignation’ of Israel, no longer “sensitive [even] to its image of democracy.”   Palestinian soldiers and civilians of no blame, who were incarcerated and held in Israeli prisons for resisting the brutal occupation of […]