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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”), which was signed in November 2015 by the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam, has increased public awareness of the technocratic and often obscure world of international...
New national laws on surveillance and interception have popped up across the world in the past few years in response to technological advances, terrorist attacks and developments in the jurisprudence around the right to private life and the requirement of legality. These have included provisions on...
What future for British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and Europe
By Elise Groulx Diggs Esq., Ad.E., Associate Tenant, Doughty Street International; Catherine Meredith, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers; and 
The demand of South Africa's ruling African National Congress that the government should pull out of the International Criminal Court is defeatist, naïve and reactionary, says Professor John Dugard, the country's pre-eminent expert on international law.
Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Marc Weller on the legality of Russian airstrikes in Syria. This interview was originally published on The World Post, a partnership of the Huffington Post and Berggruen...
It may be famous for the pristine holiday beaches of its Indian Ocean coastline but the Maldives has taken a dark authoritarian turn. In 2008, the island nation became a democracy after Mohamed Nasheed was sworn in as president after the country’s first-ever free and fair elections.
International Law Programme Meeting Summary*   Introduction This is a summary of an event held by the International Law Programme at Chatham House, in association with Doughty Street Chambers, to explore the topic of corporate responsibility for international crimes. Two main strands emerged in the...
Revelations of torture and rendition at Diego Garcia, in the Chagos Archipelago, over which the UK claims sovereignty, are the latest twist in a history of colonial dispossession, international unlawfulness, and willing capitulation to U.S. strategic demands. At a critical time – the US lease...



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