080- Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru (Nauru vs Autralia)

080- Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru (Nauru vs Australia) On May 19th, 1989 the Republic of Nauru filed an application instituting proceedings against the Commonwealth of Australia in respect of a dispute concerning the rehabilitation of certain phosphate lands mined under Australian administration before Nauruan independence. It contended that Australia had violated:  Its trusteeship obligations […]

061- Western Sahara

061- Western Sahara On 13 December 1974, the General Assembly requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to provide an advisory opinion on the following questions: “I. Was Western Sahara (Rio de Oro and Sakiet El Hamra) at the time of colonization by Spain a territory belonging to no one (terra nullius) ?” If the […]