Author: Nurlan Mustafayev

[Nurlan Mustafayev is a counsel on international law and an instructor on public international law at Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy.] Following the so-called “44-Day War” in 2020, Azerbaijan and Armenia continue several legal battles before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), alleging various international law violations.  After Azerbaijan liberated its territories under Armenia’s three-decade-long occupation,...

[Nurlan Mustafayev is a counsel on international law and an instructor on public international law at Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy.] Introduction  Unlike Russia’s ongoing direct invasion of Ukraine, many cases of military invasions were a mixture of direct and indirect or hybrid nature, such as Armenia’s partial occupation of Azerbaijan from 1992 to 2020.  International courts establish extra-territorial jurisdiction and state responsibility in such...

[Nurlan Mustafayev is a counsel on international legal affairs at the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan and a pro bono advisor to Azerbaijani refugees on property rights issues. Views expressed in this blog post are personal and do not represent those of his employer or any governmental institution.] Following the so-called ‘44-Day War’ in late 2020 between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the conflicting parties lodged...