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The relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem and the obligation of non-recognition in international law

by Maurizio Arcari 1. Introduction  On 14 May 2018, on the day the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel was celebrated, the new United States (US) embassy to Israel in Jerusalem was solemnly inaugurated.[1] This event followed the Proclamation issued on 6 December 2017 by the US President Donald Trump who,...

Forgetting Article 103 of the UN Charter? Some perplexities on ‘equivalent protection’ after Al-Dulimi

1. Introduction While approaching the question from different perspectives, both the papers of Maura Marchegiani and Luigi Palombella converge in praising the judgment rendered by the second section of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the Al-Dulimi case.[1] Their assessment is of course justified, if not only for the basic fact that the...