The United Nations’ highest court on Monday called Britain’s claim of sovereignty over the Chagos Islands “illegal” and urged London to “decolonize” the remote archipelago — which is home to one of the most important US overseas military bases — by returning the islands to Mauritius. In a 13-1 vote, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in […]
Borders drawn across the African continent continue to have geopolitical repercussions even into the 21st century. In 2002 the International Court of Justice at Hague issued a ruling in a territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon. The land in question was the Bakassi Peninsula, which lies at the Gulf of Guinea coast just at the […]
October 28, 2013 – New York, New York – This morning in New York, Okimaw Wallace Fox of Onion Lake Cree Nation along with Chief Craig Makinaw of Ermineskin Cree Nation along with a small delegation was at the General Assembly to hear the report of the Independent Expert Alfred de Zayas on the promotion […]
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