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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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The Politics of Sectarianism and Its Reflection in Questions of International Law and State Formation in the Middle East

Kathleen Cavanaugh and Joshua Castellino.

in Arcs of Global Justice

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Criminal Law. 11045 words.

As the relationships between communities (majority and minority) within states in the Middle East are recalibrated and competition for access to political and economic decision-making...

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Overland and By Sea: Eight Centuries of the Jewish Presence in China

Irene Eber.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 12353 words.

The several Jewish communities discussed are those in Kaifeng and in Shanghai. The presence of the earlier and the later settlers raises several questions. How did the Kaifeng Jews retain...

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International Disaster Response Law and Policy in China: Evolution, Problem and Resolution

Shibo Jiang.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 4117 words.

After reviewing the evolution of international disaster relief law in China, as against the international disaster response law at the global level, the present author makes proposals for...

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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: Forever on the Periphery of Public International Law?

Salim Farrar.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14221 words.

This article looks at the positioning and role of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in relation to Public International Law, and how the OIC has sought to resolve two competing...

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The Bush Doctrine Revisited: The 2006 National Security Strategy of the USA

Christine Gray.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11774 words.

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In its 2006 National Security Strategy, the USA reaffirms the controversial doctrine of pre-emptive self-defence as crucial in the “war on terror”...

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“Mopping-up”: UNHCR, Neutrality and Non-Refoulement since the Cold War

Tor Krever.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 9068 words.

Since the close of the Cold War, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has undergone a fundamental mutation, reinventing itself as a humanitarian actor, extending its...

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Recognition of Opposition Groups as the Legitimate Representative of a People

Stefan Talmon.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 15151 words.

During the civil wars in Libya and Syria, the rebel opposition groups were recognized by some as “the (sole) legitimate representative of the people” of these States. This paper, using the...

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Of Arms, Funding and “Non-lethal Assistance”—Issues Surrounding Third-State Intervention in the Syrian Civil War

Tom Ruys.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 19084 words.

In spite of legal objections, the European Union (EU) in May 2013 gave the conditional green light for the transfer of arms to the Syrian Opposition Council. The EU's decision is not a...

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Promoting Democracy without Starting a New Cold War?

Rein Müllerson.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 17049 words.

Spread of market economy and promotion of democracy are twin components of globalization. Both are generally positive phenomena that are taken by many to be something as obvious as God,...

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Analysing Regionalism within International Law and Relations: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as a Grossraum?

Michael Salter and Yinan Yin.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 24825 words.

This article argues for a new way of addressing contemporary international law that is more adequate to both vital dynamic trends towards “regionalism” within international law, relations...

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Balancing Competing Interests and Values

Ramesh Thakur.

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 17163 words.

“The national interest” is of questionable utility either as an analytic concept or as a guide to policy. It is neither “national,” with multiple entities that have their own sectoral or...

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Donald W. Beachler, The Genocide Debate: Politicians, Academics, and Victims

Ryan Y. Park.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 1131 words.

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The persistence of the Sykes–Picot frontiers in the Middle East

Rashid Khalidi.

in London Review of International Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 4875 words.

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Early Reflections on Local Perceptions, Legitimacy and Legacy of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Marieke Wierda, Habib Nassar and Lynn Maalouf.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 7687 words.

Resolution 1757 (2007) has come into force in challenging circumstances in terms of Lebanese politics. At the time of writing, Lebanon's government is at a deadlock between two political...

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The Continuing Role for Belligerent Reprisals

Philip Sutter.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 13756 words.

‘The rumours of my demise are greatly exaggerated.’ – Mark Twain

The enforcement of the law of war has always been a difficult proposition. It has become even more difficult in...

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Terrorism According to the STL's Interlocutory Decision on the Applicable Law

Manuel J. Ventura.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 11526 words.

On 16 February 2011, the Appeals Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) handed down its unanimous Interlocutory Decision on the Applicable Law in response to a number of...

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Fatal Errors

Nehal Bhuta.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 13843 words.

This commentary reviews the written judgments of both the First Trial Chamber and the Appeals Chamber of the Iraqi High Tribunal (IHT) in the Dujail case. The article considers the key...

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The Self, Modern Civilization, and International Law: Learning from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule

B.S. Chimni.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7635 words.

The article offers some reflections on Gandhi’s seminal anti-imperialist text Hind Swaraj (1909). I discuss elements of Gandhi’s critique of modern civilization, noting his...

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Conflicting International Obligations and the Risk of Torture and Unfair Trial

Nehal C. Bhuta.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

November 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 7414 words.

This article reviews the decisions of UK courts in a case concerning two Iraqi detainees in British military custody who sought to restrain their transfer to Iraqi custody. The detainees...

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Was the Dujail Trial Fair?

Miranda Sissons and Ari S. Bassin.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 7347 words.

The Dujail trial against eight persons accused of crimes against humanity was intended as the first of fourteen trials; it was seen as a quick and simple case that would enable the Tribunal...

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