n South African Journal on Human Rights - The Humanitarian Face of the International Court of Justice, Gentian Zyberi : book review

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0258-7203



Martti Koskenniemi described international law as 'the gentle civilizer of nations'. As one of the primary judicial institutions implementing international law (and the principal judicial branch of the United Nations) the International Court of Justice (ICJ), also known as the World Court, has cultivated the civilising spirit of international law.

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