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Heike Krieger

Journal of International Peacekeeping 13 (2009) 159–180 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/187541109X403025 www.brill.nl/joup J O U P A Credibility Gap: Th e Behrami and Saramati Decision of the European Court of Human Rights Heike Krieger * Free University of Berlin, Faculty of

Reflections on Jaloud v. the Netherlands

Jurisdictional Consequences and Resonance in Dutch Society

Friederycke Haijer and Cedric Ryngaert

Organization for Scientific Research under the vidi Scheme. 1 Introduction On 20 November 2014, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Jaloud v. the Netherlands 1 held that the Netherlands had failed to adequately investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of an

The Development of Singapore’s Military Justice System

Enforcing Discipline and Protecting Rights in a Citizen Armed Force

Joshua Matthew Goh

lacking in Singapore’s military jurisprudence. The decisions of the European Court of Human Rights ( echr ) that criticized the uk military justice system formed the catalyst for its civilianization. In Engel v Netherlands (1976) 1 echr (Ser A) 3, 1 ehrr 647 ( Engel ), 60 the echr

Stephan Hollenberg

between the international obligations at issue was resolved is the European Court of Human Rights’ (“ECtHR”) decision in the Waite and Kennedy case. 55 In this case the Court gave a clear ruling on how the balance should be drawn. It recognized the importance of international cooperation, and

Edited by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Cesare Romano and Ruth Mackenzie

This book contains the thoughts of officials of international organizations and NGOs, member of judicial bodies, and academics on the role of international organizations and the settlement of contentious cases before international judicial bodies. The timely work will undoubtedly be of interest to practitioners and scholars who are involved in issues related to cases before international judicial bodies.



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Solveig Richter

of ethnic blockade policies and a prime example of inefficient governance. Most importantly, according to the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission (2005) and the European Court of Human Rights (2009), the constitution was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Notably, the Venice

Irina Ghaplanyan

-state media and closed down A1+ channel, which con- tinues to operate online and has recently won a case against the Armenian gov- ernment in the European Court of Human Rights. The media in both countries holds the potential to act as a powerful instru- ment in promoting public diplomacy, and the

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Karen da Costa

In recent years, the question of whether and to what extent states are bound by human rights treaty obligations when they act abroad has given rise to considerable debate in academic circles, courtrooms and military operations. Focusing on treaties considerably jeopardized during the ‘war on terror’, namely the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Convention against Torture,The Extraterritorial Application of Selected Human Rights Treaties takes stock of the key developments informing the discussion to date. Together with the wording of treaties, critical analysis is made of the ensuing interpretation of treaty provisions by monitoring bodies and states parties. A way forward in this debate is suggested, accommodating conflicting interests while preserving the effective protection of basic rights.

Henry G. Schermers and Niels M. Blokker

European Court of Human Rights. It is not bound, in so far as it does not have systematically to take into account, as regards fundamental rights under Community law, the interpretation of the Convention given by the Strasbourg authorities”. 69 Thus, in the absence of accession by the EC/EU, the Court has