December 24, 2013
by Stephen Adelgren
The US government on Monday deployed 150 US military personnel to a base in Djibouti in preparation for a possible evacuation of US citizens in response to escalating violence and political discord within South Sudan. The deployment follows a failed evacuation attempt in which four US soldiers ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
In the wake of 9/11, Bush declared a "War on Terror," sparking US anti-terrorism efforts in the Philippines, Djibouti, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Lebanon, Yemen, Pakistan, and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. On October 7, 2001, the first military action in the War on Terror was launched against the ...[read more]
May 16, 2013
by G. Redd
A UN special reporter said Tuesday that the current situation in Eritrea warrants close scrutiny from the international community. Sheila Keetharuth made the statement based on her findings during a 10-day mission to obtain knowledge from refugees in Ethiopia and Djibouti. The total number of ...[read more]
June 8, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 8, 2011, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo issued a statement accusing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir of continued crimes against humanity in Darfur. Ocampo detailed Bashir's crimes, which included genocide, halting dissemination of information about ...[read more]
May 13, 2011
by LaToya Sawyer
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday informed the UN Security Council and the Assembly of States Parties about a recent visit by Sudanese President Omar-al Bashir to Djibouti for the inauguration of the country's president. The notice also served as a reminder to Djibouti that, as a ...[read more]
December 31, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Guillermo Otlora Lozano: The Italian rulings against Germany for crimes committed during the occupation reflect a growing trend in domestic courts' practice towards the lifting of immunities when international crimes are at stake. The ICJ has already dealt with issues of immunitie... ...[read more]
June 4, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) Wednesday rejected Djibouti's attempt to obtain records concerning murdered French judge Bernard Borrel. Djibouti claimed that France had breached its obligation under the 1986 Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters to execute Djibouti... ...[read more]
January 30, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Elisabeth Borrel: At the beginning the two states, France and Djibouti, and in particular their two presidents- Chirac and Guelleh- agreed to ask the International Court to intervene, because they wanted to compel the French legal authorities to give a copy of the criminal file to Djibouti... ...[read more]
January 30, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
Bernard Nicholas: Cette audience devant la C.I.J de La Haye est en effet un pisode important de cette affaire.La Rpublique de Djibouti appuie sa demande sur un accord de coopration judiciaire pass avec la France, ds 1977 anne de l... ...[read more]
January 21, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Lawyers for the east African state of Djibouti Monday asked the International Court of Justice to allow the country to take over a French murder probe into the death of French judge Bernard Borrel as public hearings in Djibouti v. France began at The Hague. The case was brought by Djibouti in 2006 ...[read more]

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