A POLICY OF ‘QUIET DISREGARD’

THE CHAGOS ISLANDS, ISLANDERS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

  • Damián González-Salzberg
  • Loveday Hodson

Resumo




This article critically analyses the legal history of the Chagos Archipelago and its inhabitants. This is a story of multiple domestic and international courts, from the domestic jurisdiction of the United Kingdom to the Advisory Opinion recently adopted by the International Court of Justice. This article discusses the main judicial decisions adopted since the detachment of the archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 to the ruling of the International Court of Justice in 2019.




Biografia do Autor

Damián González-Salzberg

Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield, where he acts as Deputy-director of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL).

Loveday Hodson

Associate Professor in Law at the University of Leicester; she convened the European Society of International Law’s interest group on Feminism and International Law for a number of years and currently sits on the editorial board of Feminist Legal Studies.

Publicado
2019-09-05
Como Citar
GONZÁLEZ-SALZBERG, Damián; HODSON, Loveday. A POLICY OF ‘QUIET DISREGARD’. Revista do Instituto Brasileiro de Direitos Humanos, [S.l.], v. 19, p. 107-124, set. 2019. ISSN 1677-1419. Disponível em: <http://revista.ibdh.org.br/index.php/ibdh/article/view/399>. Acesso em: 19 set. 2019.
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