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  • Book Launch: the Ultimate, Authoritative Biography on Hugo Grotius!

    Book Launch: the Ultimate, Authoritative Biography on Hugo Grotius!

    News and events - November 27, 2014

    Interview with Prof. Dr. Henk Nellen on the occasion of the launch of his book Hugo Grotius. A Lifelong Struggle for Peace in Church and State, 1583-1645, Leiden, Brill, 2014. The event also marked the retirement of Professor Nellen as senior staff member of the Huygens Institute and as Professor of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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  • Libya: UN report details serious human rights abuses in Tripoli, Benghazi

    Library blog - September 5, 2014

    Citing indiscriminate violence by armed fighters in Libya and grave abuses by all sides in the conflict, a new United Nations report out today warns that serious human rights violations are taking place in the country’s two largest cities, Tripoli and Benghazi, with dire consequences for civilians and civilian infrastructure.

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  • Libya: UN report details serious human rights abuses in Tripoli, Benghazi

    Library blog - September 5, 2014

    Citing indiscriminate violence by armed fighters in Libya and grave abuses by all sides in the conflict, a new United Nations report out today warns that serious human rights violations are taking place in the country’s two largest cities, Tripoli and Benghazi, with dire consequences for civilians and civilian infrastructure.

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  • Femicide Looms Over Latin America – Analysis

    Library blog - August 11, 2014

    You can find them thrown onto the pavement like litter; fractured limbs scattered in the cotton fields of Juárez or found in dumps. The number of gender-directed murders has been soaking the depths of Latin America. Even more concerning is Latin American governments’ disregard for legislation put in place to ensure women’s safety.

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  • The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction)

    Library blog - August 8, 2014

    Please find below the link to the latest Press Release of the International Court of Justice (2014/25 – The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction) http://www.icj-cij.org/presscom/index.php?pr=2534&p1=6&p2=1&lang=en The Information Department  

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  • The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction)

    Library blog - August 8, 2014

    Please find below the link to the latest Press Release of the International Court of Justice (2014/25 – The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction) http://www.icj-cij.org/presscom/index.php?pr=2534&p1=6&p2=1&lang=en The Information Department  

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  • The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction)

    Library blog - August 8, 2014

    Please find below the link to the latest Press Release of the International Court of Justice (2014/25 – The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction) http://www.icj-cij.org/presscom/index.php?pr=2534&p1=6&p2=1&lang=en The Information Department  

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  • Library blog - July 31, 2014

    Under international law, the fact that the Nguyen Dynasty or the French colonialists did not regularly or positively exercise sovereignty in the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) does not mean that Vietnam gives up its sovereignty over this archipelago.

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  • Does Central America Need a Marshall Plan?

    Library blog - July 30, 2014

    Since 2011, over 50,000 unaccompanied children from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador—the so-called Central America’s “Northern Triangle”—have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s more than likely that 20,000 more children will get apprehended by border authorities by the end of this year. More than an immigration issue, this flood of children is a humanitarian crisis.

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  • Feds Look to Quash Nuclear Treaty Lawsuit

    Library blog - July 29, 2014

    Federal attorneys have made their first big move to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the United States, along with eight other countries, has violated a 46-year-old treaty to dismantle its nuclear arsenal. The lawsuit was filed in April — in U.S. Federal Court as well as in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands — by the the tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands, which the U.S. bombarded with nuclear weapons tested between 1946 and 1958. Marshall Islands officials maintain that radioactive fallout from the tests sickened citizens and rendered some territories unlivable.

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