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The Situation Concerning the Mavi Marmara at the ICC: What Would be the Next Move for the ICC Prosecutor?

Alexandre Skander Galand

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, a

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Compatibility with the object & purpose test and Turkey’s reservations to international human rights instruments

Zeynep Elibol [Research Assistant, Koç University Law School, PhD Candidate in International Law, Istanbul University]

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”.

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