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Japan Loses Against Australia, UN In Fight To Continue Annual Whaling
2014-03-31 14:48:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japan’s highly-contentious whaling campaign experienced a major setback on Monday when a United Nations court ruled that the island nation could no longer continue its annual whale hunt in the waters around Antarctica. The International Court of Justice ruled in favor of Australia, which had sued Japan and rejected that country’s argument that the whaling has been conducted mainly for scientific reasons. “The court concludes,...

Japan Defends Whale Killing Activities In International Court
2013-07-02 15:57:41

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japan defended its controversial whaling activities on Tuesday in front of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. Last week, Australia went to the United Nation's highest court in an attempt to put an end to Japan's hunting of whales for "scientific" purposes. The country said Japan's excuse to kill whales for scientific reasons is nothing more than a disguise to simply hunt the animals. Australia pointed out that Japan...

Australians Attack Japanese Whaling
2013-06-26 12:34:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Australia stood up at the United Nation's highest court on Wednesday and defended the largest mammals on Earth. Representatives argued before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that Japan's excuse to hunt whales for "scientific" purposes is nothing more than a disguise to simply hunt whales. Australia argued that Japan is exploiting a loophole by continuing to hunt whales as "scientific research" in spite of a...

2010-10-08 16:38:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind case focusing on areas of conflict between a nation's tobacco control regulations and the treaty rights of a multinational corporation, the government of Uruguay has retained Foley Hoag LLP to represent it in an arbitration case brought by Philip Morris, at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The Foley Hoag team is led by international law specialists and Washington-based partners Paul Reichler...

2010-04-20 12:21:00

WASHINGTON and THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a much-awaited ruling on a cross-border environmental dispute, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled overwhelmingly in Uruguay's favor in a case brought by neighboring Argentina, which had attempted to force the closing and dismantling of a paper pulp mill on the Uruguay River, whose course forms part of the border between the two nations. The ruling by 14 judges from around the world expressly upheld...

2009-09-14 09:48:00

http://www.foleyhoag.com/index.asp THE HAGUE, Netherlands and WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands, will hear three weeks of final arguments in a closely watched dispute over sustainable development between the nations of Uruguay and Argentina over a paper mill on the Uruguay River. The case is only the second environmental dispute to be decided by the ICJ, and the first since the 1990s. Uruguay is represented...

2008-09-03 12:00:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foley Hoag LLP is representing the Republic of Georgia in an emergency hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), scheduled for September 8-10, 2008, in which Georgia will argue that invading Russian forces and separatist militias they support have engaged in ethnic cleansing and other violent forms of discrimination against native Georgians. Georgia filed suit against Russia on August 12 under the auspices of the International...

2008-06-19 09:00:59

Uruguay preparing defense over Argentine indictment against paper mill MONTEVIDEO, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay is preparing its defense against the Argentine demand in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over a controversial paper pulp plant on a river that forms the border between both countries, local media reported Tuesday. Authorities will hold a meeting in Uruguay's capital Montevideo later this month to "give the final touches to the answer to the demand," which should be...


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