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African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACtHPR)

Frans Viljoen.

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Courts and Tribunals; Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3557 words.

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Aggression in International Law

Constantine Antonopoulos.

in International Law

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 6796 words.

The crime of aggression, or crime against peace, was first introduced in the constituent instrument establishing the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal (IMT) (the London Charter,...

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Aliens

Loretta Ortiz.

in International Law

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 9839 words.

General international law obliges states to treat aliens in a certain way (alien defined as “non-national”). The standards of general international law governing the treatment of aliens are...

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Arctic Region

Elena Conde Pérez.

in International Law

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 16752 words.

The two polar regions of the planet share some common features, namely extreme climatic conditions according to which the physical and effective occupation of the territory is complex. They...

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Armed Opposition Groups

Ezequiel Heffes.

in International Law

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 11269 words.

Broadly, international law neither defines what “armed opposition groups” are nor includes the notion of these non-state actors as parties to an armed conflict. This is because these groups...

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Aut Dedere Aut Judicare

Raphael Van Steenberghe.

in International Law

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 11161 words.

Various reasons may prevent states on the territory of which a criminal is found from extraditing him or her to the state where the crime was committed or to any other state willing to...

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The Bandung Conference

Michael Fakhri and Kelly Reynolds.

in International Law

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 10208 words.

On 18–24 April 1955, delegates from twenty-nine states attended the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, Indonesia—from Asia: Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, People’s Republic of...

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Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements

John Shijian Mo.

in International Law

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 14145 words.

Bilateral trade agreements (BTAs) and regional trade agreements (RTAs) are an important social phenomenon in the world today. Literally, a bilateral trade agreement is one made between two...

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