International Criminal Law on Sexual and Gender Based Crimes

Abstract People around the world have experienced the atrocities of sexual and gender based crimes in their communities. However,the community as a whole, historically, had not, until 1990s, paid adequate attention to the sexual and gender related crimes both in normal and conflict situations. And as a result, the perpetrators of those crimes had enjoyed […]

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Customary International Law in Courts: Developments by the World Court and Other International Courts

Abstract Customary law has been a source of international law and being so it has been playing its roles in the affairs amongst the international persons (States). By the passage of time and together with the practice and belief of the international persons this category of law has gained a status or norm that administers, […]

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Symposium on the Work of International Law: A Further Legal Analysis

Professor Monica Hakimi’s article on the work of international law [1], which was published in the Harvard International Law Journal, received responses from four academics. Responses, then, have been encountered by Author’s reply. Both the responses from Professors Bodansky, D’ Aspremont, Krisch, Meyer [2] to the ‘cooperation thesis’ and the author’s reply [3] to those […]

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Armed Conflict in Yemen: Application of Humanitarian Law in protecting the Civilians

During a Security Council-Debate on the protection of civilians in armed violence the UN Secretary General recently said that “Parties to conflict are treating hospitals and clinics as targets rather than respecting them as sanctuaries”. Surely attacks on hospitals and clinics in a conflict situation are violations of international humanitarian laws. My article would examine […]

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