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Nouvelles du droit international

  • Why so many rulers are impervious to shame

    May 26, 2014

    The problem of impunity — the difficulty of punishing powerful wrongdoers — has given birth to a new and potentially graver menace, the scourge of imperviousness. By Suzanne Nossel Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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  • Gazprom’s Next Acquisition – Algeria?

    February 24, 2014

    Russia’s oil and natural gas state monopoly Gazprom has been offered joint venture exploration projects in Algeria, the first foreign company to be invited to work in the country. The offer was discussed at a meeting between Gazprom officials and the Algerian government earlier last week. Gazprom will participate in an international tender for the exploration and development of more than 30 prospective hydrocarbon deposits amounting to an estimated 20 percent of Algeria’s territory. Gazprom’s overseas branch, Gazprom International, is already operating in Algeria, developing al-Assel oil and gas field in the east of the country in cooperation with Algeria’s Sonatrach. Sonatrach holds the state monopoly for natural gas exports.

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  • Gazprom’s Next Acquisition – Algeria?

    February 24, 2014

    Russia’s oil and natural gas state monopoly Gazprom has been offered joint venture exploration projects in Algeria, the first foreign company to be invited to work in the country. The offer was discussed at a meeting between Gazprom officials and the Algerian government earlier last week. Gazprom will participate in an international tender for the exploration and development of more than 30 prospective hydrocarbon deposits amounting to an estimated 20 percent of Algeria’s territory. Gazprom’s overseas branch, Gazprom International, is already operating in Algeria, developing al-Assel oil and gas field in the east of the country in cooperation with Algeria’s Sonatrach. Sonatrach holds the state monopoly for natural gas exports.

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  • Vietnam: Quash Conviction of Le Quoc Quan

    February 17, 2014

    The Hanoi Appeal Court on February 18, 2014, should strike down the political conviction of human rights lawyer Le Quoc Quan on trumped up charges of tax evasion, Human Rights Watch said today.

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  • Sudan: Dozens Killed During Protests

    September 27, 2013

    (Nairobi) – Sudan’s security forces have been implicated in killing dozens of protesters following demonstrations over the past week, Human Rights Watch said today. The security forces have detained numerous protesters and opposition party members. Source: Human Rights Watch

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  • Ship’s legal plight part of battle over dumping waste

    May 27, 2013Read more
  • Le djihad passe par le Web

    February 1, 2013

    A l’origine de l’attaque meurtrière du complexe gazier d’In Amenas, dans le sud-est algérien, Mokhtar Belmokhtar et ses hommes – anciens militants radicaux d’Al-Qaida au Maghreb islamique (AQMI) entrés en dissidence début décembre 2012 pour se placer sous la coupe directe d’Al-Qaida – n’ont pas seulement combattu les armes à la main. Ils ont aussi livré bataille sur le terrain des médias.

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  • Russian patriarch says religion law must not go too far

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  • The Rule of Law and the Extrajudicial Killing of Muammar Gaddafi

    October 24, 2011

    October 24, JURIST Special Guest Columnist Curtis Doebbler of Webster University and the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, both in Geneva, Switzerland, says the killing of Muammar Gaddafi appears to be another violation of international law involving the US, sending the dangerous message that one must kill or be killed…

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