129-Certain criminal Proceedings in France (DRC vs France)

129-Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (DRC vs France) On December 9th, 2002, the Democratic Republic of Congo filed an application instituting proceedings against France to stop the investigation and prosecution carried out by the French judicial system following allegations of crimes against humanity and torture allegedly committed in the Congo against Congolese nationals. These complaints […]

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 […]