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African Charter on Human and People's Rights

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — World History.

A charter adopted by the Organization of African Unity (now the African Union) in 1981 and ratified by 35 of its members. The Charter reaffirms the duty of African states to eliminate...

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Central American Common Market

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — World History.

(CACM or ODECA) An economic organization comprising Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Beginning with a treaty signed by all five countries in 1960 the CACM sought...

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Treaties of Tilsit

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — World History.

(7 and 9 July 1807)

Agreements between Russia and France, and Prussia and France. Napoleon I, having won the Battle of Friedland, agreed to meet Alexander I on a raft on the River...

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Unequal Treaties

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — World History.

A number of treaties made between China and various Western powers in the 19th century. The Qing dynasty was generally unable to resist foreign pressure for commercial and territorial...

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Virginius Incident

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(1873)

The capture of an arms-running ship fraudulently flying the US flag during the Cuban rebellion against Spain (1868–78). Seized off the coast of Jamaica by a Spanish gunboat,...

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