international law

Kashmir endures another year of utter despair

Two years ago, on 5 August 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir as a state (the only Muslim-majority one in India) and redesignated it as two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh, which are governed directly from Delhi.

Mr Mothercountry: Colonialism and the rule of law

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One of the most interesting areas of scholarship in recent years has been the relationship between colonialism and the rule of law. Several important books have used the materials of legal history to interrogate the meaning, development, and effects of the rule of law in colonial and post colonial societies.

Running Dry: International Law and the Management of Aral Sea Depletion

Joseph MacKay, ‘Running Dry: International Law and the Management of Aral Sea Depletion’, Central Asian Survey, 28(1) 2009: 17‒27.

Thai–Cambodia relations one year after the ICJ judgement

11 November 2014 marks the first anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) reinterpretation of its judgement dispute. The ICJ’s decision on 18 July 2011 to reconsider its 1962 ruling ended a three year armed border conflict, from 2008 to 2011, over the area around the temple.

Obligation and the Political Authority of International Law

Christian Reus-Smit, ‘Obligation and the Political Authority of International Law’, IR Working Paper 2002/02, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Research School of Pa

The International Community’s Responsibility to Protect

Luke Glanville, ‘The International Community’s Responsibility to Protect’, Global Responsibility to Protect, 2(3) 2010: 287-306.

The Responsibility to Protect and International Law

Alex J. Bellamy, Sara E. Davies and Luke Glanville, eds, The Responsibility to Protect and International Law, Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2011.

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