Houthi Attacks on Merchant Vessels in the Red Sea

Houthi Attacks on Merchant Vessels in the Red Sea

| Jun 10, 2024

Houthi Attacks on Merchant Vessels in the Red Sea The Red Sea has seen a rise in attacks on merchant ships since 19 October 2023. Although the number of ships having been attacked differs depending on the sources used, the number has by now at the very least exceeded...
Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law

Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law

| Apr 18, 2024

Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law On April 13, Iran launched a massive missile and drone attack on Israel. Hezbollah and Houthi attacks took place contemporaneously. Israel, alongside forces from France, the United Kingdom, the United...
Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

| Apr 15, 2024

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence? On April 13, 2024, Iranian special forces seized the Portuguese flagged MSC Aries near the Strait of Hormuz as it sailed towards the Nhava Sheva port in India. The ship, which...
Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC

Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC

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| Apr 8, 2024

Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC Nearly a decade after the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a ceasefire agreement with the March 23 (M23) rebel movement, violence has once again erupted in the...
Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

| Mar 1, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter Editors’ note: The author delivered remarks on the subject of this post at the conference “International Law and the Regulation of Resort to Force:...