Migration and Refugees

The U.N. Security Council and the Crisis in Syria

Introduction

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16
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11
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Saira Mohamed
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The Durban Package and the Goals of Pacific Small Island Developing States

Introduction

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16
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1
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Chris Wold
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European Court of Human Rights' Judgment on Expulsion of Asylum Seekers: M.S.S. v. Belgium & Greece

Introduction

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15
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5
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Tom Syring
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The UN Mapping Report Documenting Serious Crimes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Introduction

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14
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38
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Cecile Aptel
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Lawfulness of Kosovo's Declaration of Independence

I. Introduction

Is the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo in accordance with international law? The International Court of Justice (ICJ or Court) answered this question in the affirmative in a groundbreaking decision issued on July 22, 2010. The Court held that the declaration was not prohibited by general international law nor by any specific sources of international law.

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14
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27
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Bart M. J. Szewczyk
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The Responsibility to Protect Haiti

Introduction

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14
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7
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Linda A. Malone
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The Goldstone Report

Introduction

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13
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16
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David Kaye
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The UNHCR’S Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Introduction

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13
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10
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Nicole LaViolette
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Legal Lessons in Disaster Relief from the Tsunami, the Pakistan Earthquake and Hurricane Katrina

One year ago, a previous Insight (David Fidler, ?Indian Ocean Tsunami and International Law,? January 2005) acknowledged the existence of a rarely discussed framework of international laws, rules and principles concerning international disaster response operations, but noted that there are significant gaps in both its scope and implementation.

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10
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6
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Victoria Bannon & David Fisher
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