• Bibliography: Kosovo Specialist Chambers & Specialist Prosecutor’s Office

    Articles Williams, S., “The Specialist Chambers of Kosovo: the Limits of Internationalization?”, Journal of international criminal justice, 14 (2016), No. 1, pp. 25-51. Cimiotta, E., “The Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office in Kosovo: The ‘Regionalization’of International Criminal Justice in Context”, Journal of international criminal justice, 14 (2016), No. 1, pp. 53-72. Cross, M.E., […]

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  • Using the G-Word?

    November 7, 2016

    Using the term genocide to describe a set of crimes potentially entails moral, political and legal consequences for States, with the ultimate fear of being dragged in a military ordeal. It is therefore the cause of many heavily disputed matters. Consequently, there is a high threshold for governments and parliaments to occasion a genocide determination, euphemistically known as the G-word. When in 1994 the depth of massacres in Rwanda emerged ‘’U.S. officials were afraid that the use of the stinging term would cause demands for intervention that the administration did not intend to meet’’.

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  • International Court of Justice sets date for public hearings on Kosovo independence

    August 3, 2009

    The Hague, 29 July 2009. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced that it will hold public hearings starting on 1 December 2009 on the question of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence early last year. The United Nations and individual Member States will be able to present oral statements and comments at the ICJ’s headquarters […]

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  • Kosovo

    April 28, 2009

    Last week the International Court of Justice issued a Press Release announcing that 35 Member States of the UN had filed written statements on the question of the Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo. On 8 October 2008 the General Assembly of the […]

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