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Legal News
8 Oct 2012
by Brandon Gatto

[JURIST] African neighbors Burkina Faso and Niger asked [record, in French, PDF] the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] at a public sitting on Monday for a peaceful settlement of the longstanding and ongoing border dispute between the two former French colonies. In what is known as the … [read more]


Legal News
25 Aug 2012
by Jennie Ryan

[JURIST] Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda [official profile] on Friday signed a resolution [Xinhua.net report] describing South Korea's control of islands in the Sea of Japan as an "illegal occupation." The resolution also calls for South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak [official website, in Korean] to apologize and renounce comments he … [read more]


Legal News
21 Aug 2012
by Max Slater

[JURIST] The government of South Korea on Tuesday rejected a proposal [press release] by Japan to have the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] resolve an ongoing territorial dispute between the two countries regarding a group of islands to which each nation claims possession. The islands, known as Takeshima … [read more]


Legal News
20 Aug 2012
by Max Slater

[JURIST] The government of Japan announced [press release] on Saturday that it will file a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] in The Hague over an ongoing territorial dispute with South Korea concerning a group of islands. The disputed islands, known as Takeshima in Japan and … [read more]


Legal News
25 Mar 2005
by D. Wes Rist

[JURIST] In Friday's international brief, Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro [official profile] told a press conference Thursday that despite a harshly worded 'letter to the people' [official text] released by South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun [official profile] Wednesday, Japan would not respond aggressively to the current dispute over the ownership … [read more]


Legal News
17 Mar 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] In Thursday's international brief, Nigeria [government website], acting on behalf of the African Union [official website], has proposed the creation of an African war crimes tribunal that would prosecute alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sudan [government website]. The proposal was directed to the European Union [official … [read more]


Legal News
16 Mar 2005
by D. Wes Rist

[JURIST] An ongoing diplomatic dispute between Japan [government website] and South Korea [government website] was taken to another level of intensity Wednesday, after a local Japanese prefecture approved a largely symbolic resolution calling for the creation of "Takeshima Day" to "celebrate Tokyo's claim of sovereignty" over the Dokdo volcanic islets … [read more]

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