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[Gamze Erdem Türkelli is an assistant research professor in international law, human rights and sustainable development at the Law and Development Research Group, University of Antwerp, the principal investigator of the ERC Starting Grant 2023 funded GENESIS project and a member of the Academic Circle on the Right to Development of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Development.] In...

[Sara L. Seck is the Yogis & Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, where she is also the Director of the Marine & Environmental Law Institute.] The intertwined global ecological and social crises of today have implications for the framing of human rights obligations that cross borders. We are living in a time of planetary...

[Ademola Oluborode Jegede is full professor of law, and the Interim Director of the Ismail Mahomed Centre for Human and Peoples’ Rights in the School of Law, University of Venda, South Africa. He is the initiator and Convening Editor of the African Journal of Climate Law & Justice, and an External Expert to the Working Group of Children Rights and...

[Charlotte E. Blattner is senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute for Public Law, University of Berne. She specializes in public international law and climate law, and is the author of Protecting Animals Within and Across Jurisdiction (OUP).] Introduction For some time now, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has been widely accused of its “erratic and unprincipled” case law on extraterritorial jurisdiction,...

[Angela Müller is Executive Director at AlgorithmWatch CH and heads AlgorithmWatch’s international policy team. She holds a PhD in law and an MA in Political and Economic Philosophy.] Today, opportunities for states to affect human rights abroad abound: global phenomena like organized crime, global warming, or terrorism multiply the scope of individuals a state can and does affect—at home as well as abroad. New technologies,...

[Elif Durmuş is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp in the Flemish inter-University (iBOF) project “Future-Proofing Human Rights: Developing Thicker Accountability” [grant number 42367], focusing on an inclusive reconceptualisation of duty and duty bearers in international human rights law through inspiration from other legal fields.] Why Would States and Others Have (Extraterritorial) Human Rights Obligations? The extraterritorial application of human rights obligations...

[Kudakwashe Zvikomborero Mapako is a Research Officer at the African Center for Science and International Security (AFRICSIS) in the Arms Control and Nonproliferation program.] Introduction  Although nuclear weapons have only been used in warfare twice, approximately 13,080 are said to remain in our world today, and over 2,000 nuclear tests have been conducted to date. Disarmament is the best defense against such...

[Captain Peter S. Konchak is a Judge Advocate in the United States Army who is currently assigned to the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for III Armored Corps and Fort Cavazos, and whose academic work is focused on matters of national security law and policy.] [The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do...

[Captain Peter S. Konchak is a Judge Advocate in the United States Army who is currently assigned to the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for III Armored Corps and Fort Cavazos, and whose academic work is focused on matters of national security law and policy.] [The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent...

[Eduardo Cavalcanti de Mello Filho is a Research Associate (Ocean Law and Policy) at the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore] The Context Between 22 November and 4 December 2023, Greenpeace launched high seas protests against the Danish-flagged MV Coco, involved in deep seabed exploration and operated by Nauru Ocean Resources Inc (NORI). Sponsored by Nauru, NORI was exercising its...

[Britta Redwood is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Howard University School of Law, where she serves as the Interim Director of the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center and lead a legal clinic focused on reparatory justice. She is also the founder of the Historical Redress Network.] Recently, a poll conducted in Britain revealed that six in ten people believe that the descendants...