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[Mohit Khubchandani is a trainee lawyer working at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes, Paris. He previously worked at the International Court of Justice, other UN bodies, law firms and with the Indian government. He holds an LL.M. in International Environmental Law from Stanford Law School. All views are strictly personal.] ...

[Abhijeet Shrivastava is a fifth-year law student at Jindal Global Law School, India.] Introduction The emergence of cyberspace has invited countless international legal complications. Debates loom over novel questions concerning the interaction of the new technological terrain with existing thresholds for breaches of international legal commitments. Yet in addition, to prove a State’s “responsibility” for allegedly wrongful acts, a sine qua non...

[Laura França Pereira is an associate in the Washington, DC office of Three Crowns specialising in international commercial and investor-State arbitration, with an active pro bono practice focused on the defence of human rights. Laura holds an LLM from Harvard Law School and an LLB from University of São Paulo (First in Class).Raymundo Treves is an associate in the Paris...

The International Court of Justice has just last week commenced and concluded provisional measures hearings in a case between The Gambia and Myanmar. It is based on allegations of violations of the Genocide Convention and is the culmination of years of persecution of the Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. While there have been waves of atrocities, in...

On 11 November 2019, The Gambia filed an application at the International Court of Justice against Myanmar, alleging violation of obligations under the Genocide Convention.  This legal step has been in the works for some time now, with the announcement by the Gambian Minister of Justice that instructions had been given to counsel in October to file the application. As a result, the application has been...