Events and Announcements: 22 December 2019

22 Dec Events and Announcements: 22 December 2019 22.12.19 | Call for Papers The Editors of the Melbourne Journal of International Law (‘MJIL’) are now inviting submissions on areas of interest in international law for volume 21(1), which will be published in July 2020. MJIL, a premier generalist international law journal, is a peer-reviewed academic journal based at Melbourne Law School in the University of Melbourne. MJIL publishes innovative scholarly research and critical examination of issues in international law. Read More …

Events and Announcements: 22 December 2019

22 Dec Events and Announcements: 22 December 2019 22.12.19 | Call for Papers The Editors of the Melbourne Journal of International Law (‘MJIL’) are now inviting submissions on areas of interest in international law for volume 21(1), which will be published in July 2020. MJIL, a premier generalist international law journal, is a peer-reviewed academic journal based at Melbourne Law School in the University of Melbourne. MJIL publishes innovative scholarly research and critical examination of issues in international law. Read More …

Translation: After Hong Kong Visit, Rights Lawyer Chen Qiushi Barred From Leaving China

Skeptical of mainland media accounts, human rights lawyer Chen Qiushi traveled to Hong Kong in August amid ongoing pro-democracy protests in the city. In one of his live broadcasts from Hong Kong, the 34-year-old said, “I’m not a mainland agent, nor a journalist. I’m an ordinary mainland Chinese citizen, making a living as an attorney. […] Hong Kong is going through a historical period, I want to come here and bear witness to this history.” Read More …

State Responsibility for Citizenship in India: Lessons from Myanmar, and the CERD Inter-State Communications Mechanism

State Responsibility for Citizenship in India: Lessons from Myanmar, and the CERD Inter-State Communications Mechanism 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 Read More …

State Responsibility for Citizenship in India: Lessons from Myanmar, and the CERD Inter-State Communications Mechanism

State Responsibility for Citizenship in India: Lessons from Myanmar, and the CERD Inter-State Communications Mechanism 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 Read More …