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Legal grounds for intervention in Libya? – Law Society’s Gazette

“In the midst of rapid developments at the diplomatic and military level concerning the Gaddafi regime, it is important to remember that Libya is no stranger to UN sanctions or bombing by NATO member state warplanes.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 6th May 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Regina v F and M – WLR Daily

Regina v F and M [2010] EWCA Crim 2437; [2010] WLR (D) 276

“An Order in Council, made pursuant to s 1 of the United Nations Act 1946 to give effect to a United Nations Security Council Resolution, could include the creation of a serious criminal offence for a breach of the Order, even though there was a substantial delay between the adoption of the Resolution and the creation of the offence.”

WLR Daily, 3rd November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

UK court action over Congolese ‘illegal minerals’ – BBC News

“Legal action has been launched against the UK for allegedly failing to refer firms trading in ‘conflict minerals’ from DR Congo for UN sanctions.”

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BBC News, 26th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man jailed for Sudan vehicle deal – BBC News

“A millionaire businessman who illegally sold former military personnel carriers to Sudan has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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