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International Court of Justice

UN Court Rules Antarctic Whaling By Japan Illegal, Orders Halt

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times The United Nations’ highest court on Monday ruled that Japan’s Antarctic whaling operations are not for “scientific purposes” as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said Japan failed to demonstrate during a three-week trial last […]

March 31, 2014

Turkey To Challenge Gaza Blockade

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is preparing to challenge Israel’s blockade on Gaza at the International Court of Justice, the foreign minister said Saturday, ratcheting up tensions between the once close allies. Ahmet Davutoglu’s comments came a day after Turkey expelled the Israel’s ambassador and severed military ties with the country, angered over its refusal […]

September 3, 2011