n African Human Rights Law Journal - The Congo / Uganda case : a comment on the main legal issues

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1609-073X
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2096



This article comments upon the judgment handed down by the International Court of Justice on 19 December 2005, in the . The author uncovers the main legal issues pertaining to this case, namely, those associated with the legality of the use of force under international law, the rights and obligations of the occupying power in occupied territories, and the issue of diplomatic protection.

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