Tag: international-law

60 Can I (a random person in the world) be prosecuted under the new Hong Kong security law? 2020-08-01T12:17:31.547

47 Is there a strong legal guarantee that the U.S. can give to another country that it won't attack them? 2019-07-07T14:45:06.220

44 What is the fundamental difference between catching whales and hunting other animals? 2019-07-02T19:03:00.797

41 Can withdrawing asylum be illegal? 2019-04-11T14:28:54.420

40 How does debt-trap diplomacy work? 2020-10-14T20:25:32.950

39 Can a country avoid prosecution for crimes against humanity by denying it happened? 2019-09-01T12:38:49.633

38 Why hasn't the U.S. government paid war reparations to any country it attacked? 2019-07-13T10:01:52.377

32 What is the United States' interest in Ukraine? 2014-03-04T15:52:35.700

30 When is violent civil unrest defined as a civil war? 2020-08-30T13:46:31.810

29 What actions against pirates are legal for private ships? 2013-10-27T14:51:40.837

29 How would a libertarian model address widely spread negative externalities (such as CFCs)? 2018-12-26T16:20:37.663

26 Why do the Palestinian refugees have special status among the refugees? 2015-09-01T09:31:49.893

26 When Yugoslavia broke up, which of the resulting countries did officially inherit all the international treaties signed with Yugoslavia? 2018-11-06T11:05:12.063

25 Can Iran sue US for the coup or its results? 2017-06-19T16:14:23.587

25 Can there be a UN resolution to remove a country from the UN Security Council? 2019-06-18T22:02:57.933

25 What are the consequences for a developed nation to not accept any refugees? 2019-07-05T01:26:23.150

25 Does the Chinese Consulate in Houston have to comply with the closure order? 2020-07-24T20:21:08.713

25 Why are the territories gained by Israel in 1967 not internationally recognized? 2020-09-13T12:07:51.073

22 Why hasn't Canada signed the Apostille Convention? 2018-05-21T11:10:36.217

22 Are nations required to allow their own citizens entry under international law? 2020-03-15T18:05:25.823

21 Soldiers abroad without identifying marks - Crimea situation 2014-03-06T01:42:53.693

21 Why do US tech companies honor rulings by the EU when they don't have jurisdiction? 2017-09-15T06:54:16.780

19 Was it illegal for Spain to declare the Catalan independence referendum illegal? 2016-06-28T13:57:52.197

19 Does Britain have de jure authority over the West Bank and Gaza? 2018-01-30T00:21:27.900

19 Can a country be only de jure sovereign ? (Such as Andorra) 2021-02-07T01:56:28.870

18 Can USA exit a treaty that was signed and ratified? 2014-02-17T18:34:57.620

18 Who supplies Saudi Arabia with weapons? 2016-10-10T10:16:20.067

18 Does nuclear propulsion applied to military ships fall under civil or military nuclear power? 2019-05-28T23:09:51.020

17 Legality of Syrian invasion by US and allies 2016-07-20T16:36:40.550

16 What are the steps to become an independent country once independence has been declared? 2017-10-18T08:30:57.983

16 Under what law can the U.S. arrest International Criminal Court (ICC) judges over war crimes probe? 2019-05-25T20:06:26.430

15 Does any present legislation practice exile as a regular sentence? 2013-02-13T15:55:57.550

15 Why have no US government officials been charged under the Geneva convention? 2016-12-17T23:48:31.690

15 Does the UN recognize the borders of the 1947 Palestine partition? Or the 1949 armistice borders? Or something else? 2018-01-27T09:28:59.843

15 Could Europeans in Europe demand protection under UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? 2019-07-20T12:21:41.863

15 Why, according to the UN, "gender-biased abortion" is against human rights but "abortion in general" is not? 2020-08-21T07:21:50.707

14 Who decides on state names in foreign languages? 2016-07-05T12:17:52.773

14 Why does Assange fear Sweden will extradite him to the USA? 2017-01-14T06:58:05.547

13 Does the "average American" know that the embargo on Cuba is unpopular around the world? 2015-07-27T03:39:29.440

13 Would the Trump administration be breaching the United Nations Convention against Torture if they bring back interrogative torture? 2017-01-27T09:35:25.027

13 Can the US ask for Julian Assange's extradition without any official charges? 2018-01-12T08:37:57.303

13 Can a nation just deny refugees to enter into their nation? 2018-03-14T06:08:53.903

13 Is there a precedent for a country attacking another and later admitting their casus belli was false? 2018-04-19T15:47:43.890

13 What forms of redress are available if a government decides to act illegally by omission? 2019-09-05T03:46:56.600

12 What are my rights against NSA surveillance? 2014-03-07T03:16:42.283

12 Why would a grant of British citizenship to Hong Kongers be a treaty violation? 2020-05-28T20:46:32.390

11 "Right to return" to country of ancestors? 2015-06-01T11:32:17.500

11 Could a country assimilate another country in a democratic way? 2016-04-13T11:32:23.263

11 Is Trump's plan to make a wall realistic? 2016-10-19T20:11:50.963

11 Can US ban China from the islands? 2017-01-13T15:55:14.003

11 Why won't the U.S. be a signatory nation of The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea? 2019-05-17T03:05:22.063

10 Are there UN norms for a government change? 2014-03-08T22:23:37.213

10 Why was Saudi Arabia removed from the UN's blacklist of child rights violators? 2016-06-10T14:14:28.210

10 How would Germany increase its military size beyond 370,000 personnel? 2017-02-08T14:55:53.930

10 Is a cyber attack a violation of sovereignty? 2017-05-21T23:02:12.580

10 What is the point of countries not recognizing the physical reality of who controls a certain territory? 2017-12-08T01:59:29.303

10 By what mechanisms can International border disputes be resolved? 2018-03-07T13:22:18.737

10 What are the options to a hosting country if a foreign embassy imprisoned someone inside it? 2018-10-03T07:58:36.063

9 Are belligerent armed people without insignia or declared nation by definition terrorists? 2014-03-08T06:40:21.223

9 What characterizes an act of war as "war crime?" 2014-08-01T00:46:28.780

9 What is the reason why none of the criticisms of Israel vis-à-vis the West Bank apply to China and Tibet? 2014-08-11T04:30:44.993

9 Does the Outer Space Treaty expire? 2015-05-05T19:22:54.173

9 How does the USA. have jurisdiction over FIFA? 2015-06-03T03:46:00.390

9 National water territories and exclusive economic zones around artificial structures 2016-07-13T13:11:14.287

9 What is the historical basis for China's claim on the South China Sea? 2016-07-14T18:56:26.820

9 Will Turkey's membership in the Council of Europe be affected if the country restores the death penalty? 2016-07-18T05:34:01.300

9 Are you legally allowed to fight a war against terror? 2017-11-25T19:06:47.237

9 Resolving military conflicts between NATO member states 2018-03-09T15:30:21.243

9 International rules on how to deal with chemical weapon attacks (OPCW, CWC) 2018-03-14T15:17:33.197

9 How do states trust each other to comply with treaties? 2018-11-21T15:31:38.477

9 Why did the ICC decide not to probe alleged US atrocities in Afghanistan? 2019-05-11T21:08:40.573

9 What can the U.S. do politically if China decided to stop exporting rare earth metals to the U.S.? 2019-05-22T00:50:31.187

9 What would the EU do if an EU member declared war on another EU member? 2019-07-12T15:45:03.370

9 Who has jurisdiction for a crime committed in an embassy? 2019-07-24T19:40:43.663

9 Under international law, can a country partially withdraw from a treaty? 2019-11-09T11:45:04.027

9 What are the implications of the shift of the US position on the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank? 2019-11-18T19:58:01.483

9 How can American law regulate companies outside of American jurisdiction? 2020-05-29T02:24:39.927

8 Why hasn't the UN invoked "Uniting for Peace" in Syria? 2013-09-16T22:26:55.590

8 Unregistered vessel on international seas - legal status and consequences? 2014-03-19T16:47:39.180

8 Are the OECD, IMF and the WTO really relevant organizations and what is the price for a country to ignore them? 2014-12-10T21:46:13.860

8 International law: Are ships in international waters considered the flag states territory? 2015-07-02T16:13:06.693

8 Are countries required by law to accept refugees? 2015-08-21T22:05:34.997

8 Can Republika Srpska become independent? 2016-02-13T18:34:52.277

8 How does a person become stateless? 2016-03-23T22:10:09.007

8 Do any treaties include punitive damages from a nuclear attack? 2016-03-30T18:59:26.317

8 What court would rule on Jasta dispute, and who would enforce the ruling? 2016-10-05T13:56:57.540

8 Does the UN Security Council votes 14-0 to condemn Israeli settlement have binding consequences for Israel? 2016-12-24T15:51:16.020

8 Are the US strikes in Syria backed by international treaties against the use of chemical weapons? 2017-04-07T07:37:09.793

8 Has the UN Terrorist Financing Convention had a material impact? 2018-01-01T18:27:11.400

8 How far into space does sovereign territory extend? 2018-03-16T18:37:55.323

8 What international or domestic legal consequences could Russia face, if it is proven that Skripal was poisoned by Russian operatives? 2018-03-19T20:00:17.477

8 Can a sitting president of a country be arrested while traveling? 2018-05-04T20:11:46.787

8 Can parties usually withdraw unilaterally from treaties? What's unusual about the binding nature of the "Irish backstop" in the Brexit agreement? 2018-12-07T11:53:45.257

8 Are there secret treaties between major powers anymore? 2019-05-08T02:36:06.953

8 What was the US reaction to the 2004 ruling by the World Court that the Israeli border wall was illegal? 2021-02-04T00:07:48.300

7 What are the consequences of exiting the Outer Space Treaty 2014-02-17T18:22:44.377

7 Why isn't there Israel nuclear talk? 2015-08-07T23:16:13.040

7 Why do we call the Syrian refugees refugees? 2015-09-01T08:51:27.037

7 Why was the GDR not a lawful successor to Nazi Germany, along with the FRG? 2017-02-15T14:30:14.157