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International Law in 2011

While, there probably has never been a year that has not been ‘interesting’ for modern international law,  the past twelve months has seen several developments which were entirely unpredicted this time last year. This post aims to give a general overview of the various developments in international law over the past year. While significant events(…)

Fair Hearings for Requests to be Removed from Sanctions List?

The 1267 Committee, named for the UN Security Council Resolution which set the parameters for its creation, has been controversal since it was established in 1999. The regime established under Resolution 1267 and subsequent resolutions was aimed at individuals and groups associated with Al Qaeda, the Taliban and Osama Bin Laden. Since 2001 the reach(…)

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