International Court of Justice


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International Court of Justice

Also called the ICJ. The supreme judicial body of the United Nations. It decides disputes between states and rules on questions submitted to it by various international organizations, notably the UN General Assembly. It claims global jurisdiction but this is not universally accepted. It began in 1946 and is based in the Hague. It should not be confused with the International Criminal Court.
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Once the dispute is submitted to the consideration of the International Court of Justice, the "parties will accept the ruling of the Court as definitive and mandatory and commit to abide by it and to implement it fully and in good faith.
Also see Statute of the International Court of Justice, Art.
He said Japan would like to seriously consider what it can do, ''including the possibility of referring the Takeshima issue to the International Court of Justice for a verdict.
Although the International Court of Justice claimed that Israel is in breach of international law and is therefore guilty of wrongdoing, its decision is, paradoxically, also pro-Israeli.
Accordingly, it's important to bypass the obvious elements of last Friday's ruling by the International Court of Justice in the Hague that Israel's controversial security barrier is illegal and should be dismantled.
The Mexican government filed a complaint at the International Court of Justice that U.
Participants will meet with diplomats and ambassadors and visit such institutions as the European Union, the United Nations, the International Court of Justice and the International Red Cross.
The International Court of Justice at The Hague ruled in March that the United States violated the rights of fifty-one Mexicans on death row in U.
The Israeli government insisted it was just a coincidence that the International Court of Justice in The Hague is to debate the legality of the 480-mile wall tomorrow.
The hearings are before the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Dutch capital.
He also advised Arafat repeatedly but unsuccessfully to file a lawsuit for genocide accusing Israel of crimes against the Palestinians before the International Court of Justice at The Hague.
Singapore has proposed to sign an agreement with Malaysia later this month to refer their territorial dispute over a tiny island to the International Court of Justice, Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar said Friday.
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