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ICJ ruling Russia – Ukraine genocide case: expert available for comment

UNSW Sydney < 1 mins read

THE HAGUE, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The United Nations' highest court will rule on Friday whether it will hear a case in which Ukraine has accused Russia of violating international law by saying its invasion was launched to stop an alleged genocide.

Reference:
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/icj-rule-jurisdiction-russia-ukraine-genocide-case-2024-01-29/

Expert:
Professor Sarah Williams from UNSW Law & Justice is available to comment on international laws and the 1948 Genocide Convention in relation to Russia & Ukraine. Her expertise focuses on international criminal, humanitarian, and disaster laws; and the law on the use of force. 

Contact:
Prof. Williams will assess the World Court ruling prior to commenting. To arrange an interview, please email your deadline and questions to Kate k.newton@unsw.edu.au and cc Kelly k.caulk@unsw.edu.au

 


Key Facts:

- 1948 UN Genocide Convention
- international criminal law
- international humanitarian law
- International disaster law
- international laws on the use of force


Contact details:

Kate Newton
k.newton@unsw.edu.au

Kelly Caulk
k.caulk@unsw.edu.au

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