099- Case concerning the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Paraguay vs USA)

099- Case concerning the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Paraguay vs USA) On April 3rd, 1998, the Republic of Paraguay filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against the United States of America in a dispute concerning alleged violations of the provisions of Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on […]

086- The Passage through Great Belt Case (Finland vs Denmark)

086- The Passage through Great Belt Case (Finland vs Denmark) On May 17th, 1991, Finland filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Denmark in respect of a dispute concerning passage through the Great Belt, and the project by the Government of Denmark to build a fixed traffic connection for […]

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 […]

079- Aerial Incident of 03 July 1988 (Iran vs USA)

079- Aerial Incident of 03 July 1988 (Iran vs USA) On May 17th, 1989, the Islamic Republic of Iran filed with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against the United States of America, following the destruction in flight by a missile cruiser of the US forces operating in the Persian Gulf […]

073- Border and Transborder Armed Actions (Nicaragua vs Costa Rica)

073- Border and Trans-border Armed Actions (Nicaragua vs Costa Rica) On July 28th, 1986, Nicaragua filed before an application instituting proceedings against Costa Rica before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). He accused the latter of alleged violations of international law, in particular as a result of military activities carried out against the Nicaraguan authorities […]

060- Trial of Pakistani Prisoner of War (Pakistan vs India)

060- Trial of Pakistani Prisoner of War (Pakistan vs India) On May 11th, 1973, Pakistan filed an application with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) instituting proceedings against India on the grounds that, according to Pakistan, India intended to surrender 195 Pakistani prisoners of war to Bangladesh, which had intended to put them on trial […]