In this article, Martina Calleja delves into detail on the legal and customary principle of non-refoulement. This principle is explored from an international, EU and Human Rights perspective together as an obligation on a State receiving immigrants. This article shows how the principle of non-refoulement is a safeguard for migrants. Martina Calleja, ‘The Principle of […]

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The Rule of Law

  • Vincent A De Gaetano
  • 12/12/2020
  • 16 min read

In this article, Vincent A. De Gaetano elucidates the meaning and significance of the Rule of Law in the light of international instruments and historical events, and assesses the Maltese legal landscape in this context. Brought to you here are chosen extracts on the advice of the author as an indication of the article’s drift. […]

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In this article, Dr Kathleen Vella will analyse the definitions of genocide and crimes against humanity, provide a brief contextual introduction to ISIS and the atrocities it has committed against the Yazidis. She will also examine the legal challenges in prosecuting perpetrators and propose the best forum wherein the perpetrators acting on behalf of ISIS […]

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The WTO Appellate Body Crisis… and the Possible Way Forward

  • Sean George Cutajar
  • 14/10/2019
  • 13 min read

In this article, Mr Cutajar takes a look at the mechanisms used by the World Trade Organisation in resolving trade-member disputes, the recent political decisions which have rendered the Appellate Body unable to function, as well as possible changes to address such an anomaly. Sean George Cutajar, ‘The WTO Appellate Body Crisis… and the Possible […]

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