Ireland has filed an intervention at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as a third party in the case taken by Ukraine against the Russian Federation under the Genocide Convention. Ukraine instituted proceedings against the Russian Federation in February. In its application to the court, Ukrain
The International Court of Justice has ordered Russia to end its invasion of Ukraine. “The Russian Federation shall immediately suspend the military operations that it commenced on Feb 24, 2022 on the territory of Ukraine,” judges at the United Nations’ highest court said in a 13-2
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will make a ruling this afternoon on proceedings brought by Ukraine against Russia over the legal basis for its ongoing invasion. Ukraine denies Russian allegations that it has committed acts of genocide in the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People'
Philip Alston, the John Norton Pomeroy professor of law at NYU School of Law, argues that gender diversity on the International Court of Justice must be taken more seriously. In Is There a Special Practice?, Antonios Tzanakopoulos has written a very learned post seeking to dispel the notion that the
Myanmar has been ordered by the International Court of Justice to take emergency measures to prevent a genocide of the Rohingya. In a unanimous order issued by 17 judges, the court upheld provisions of the Genocide Convention and said that Myanmar had "caused irreparable damage to the rights of the
The UK's refusal to allow the inhabitants of the Chagos Islands to return to their homeland is a crime against humanity, an eminent international lawyer has said. Speaking in Edinburgh, Philippe Sands QC criticised Britain's failure to abide by a judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
The UK has been ordered to give the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius "as rapidly as possible" after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled British occupation of the archipelago was illegal, The Guardian reports. The British retained possession of the islands after Mauritius gained independen