The Situation Concerning the Mavi Marmara at the ICC: What Would be the Next Move for the ICC Prosecutor?
In early summer 2010, around fifty people were seriously injured and ten Turkish nationals died on a vessel part of the ‘Freedom Flotilla’: the Mavi Marmara ship. The incident saw the establishment of a UN Human Rights Council fact-finding mission, aMORE
Compatibility with the object & purpose test and Turkey’s reservations to international human rights instruments
In both cycles of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Turkey rejected all recommendations that asked for withdrawal of her reservations to “the core International Human Rights Instruments”.MORE