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2013.03 國際法相關時事彙整

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2013.3.25

International Court Detains Rwandan-Born Warlord

African warlord Bosco Ntaganda was taken from the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda on Friday and flown to International Criminal Court in The Hague, where he faces charges including murder, rape and persecution in a rebel group’s deadly reign of terror that gripped eastern Congo a decade ago.

http://www.law.com/jsp/law/international/LawArticleIntl.jsp?id=1202593320691&International_Court_Detains_RwandanBorn_Warlord

 

2013.3.29

DR Congo hails UN attack force

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has welcomed the UN’s decision to create a special force to attack rebel groups along its border with Rwanda. This is the first time any UN peacekeeping force has been given such an offensive mandate.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21976255

 

國際人道法

 

2013.3.11

Rights abuses in DPR Korea may amount to crimes against humanity – UN expert

Many of the systematic patterns of human rights violations documented in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) may constitute crimes against humanity, an independent United Nations expert said today.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44338&Cr=democratic&Cr1=korea#.UVfCSxzqnQg

 

2013.3.19

Syrian conflict exacting growing toll on civilians, senior UN humanitarian official says

Syrian civilians are increasingly bearing the brunt of the conflict which, as it enters its third year, has led to more than 70,000 people killed and three million displaced, a senior United Nations humanitarian official has said, urging more funding for humanitarian operations.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44423&Cr=syria&Cr1=#.UVe2MBzqnQg

 

2013.3.28

Security Council approves intervention force to target armed groups in DR Congo

The Security Council today authorized the deployment of an intervention brigade within the current United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to address imminent threats to peace and security.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44523&Cr=democratic&Cr1=congo#.UVe1TBzqnQg

 

2013.3.29

Cambodia: UN-backed genocide court rules Nuon Chea fit for trial

The trial chamber of the United Nations-backed court in Cambodia that is trying those accused of genocide and crimes against humanity today ruled that Nuon Chea, also known as “Brother Number Two” to Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, is fit for trial.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44528&Cr=Cambodia&Cr1=#.UVe0yRzqnQh

 

2013.3.30

Afghans say airstrike kills civilians

An investigation is under way into whether civilians were killed as a result of a coalition airstrike in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force said Saturday. ISAF confirms helicopter attack, but is investigating whether civilians are among the casualties.

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/30/world/afghanistan-shooting-investigation/index.html?hpt=hp_t4

 

 國際經貿法

 

 2013.03.12

雲端資料中心 TPP衝開放

美國是全球電子商務最發達的國家,在其所主導TPP談判中,要求其他國家鬆綁電子商務規範,積極推動電子商務大廠在異地設立資料處理中心法規鬆綁,目前面臨紐西蘭、 澳洲等國以涉及隱私為由強烈反對。

http://tw.news.yahoo.com/雲端資料中心-美tpp衝開放-025414728.html

 

2013.03.20

WTO Appeal Hearings in Canada Renewable Energy Row Kick Off

The WTO appeals process for the high-profile dispute over the Canadian province of Ontario’s feed-in-tariff (FIT) programme for renewable energy officially kicked off in Geneva last week, as the EU, Japan, and Canada all participated in the first round of hearings on the subject.

http://ictsd.org/i/news/bridgesweekly/158475/

 

2013.03.23

肉品障礙訴諸WTO 美方審慎

美國肉品因萊克多巴胺而面臨出口障礙,俄羅斯今年初要求所有美國肉品進口須萊劑零檢出,美國參議員也要求將台灣限制美豬進口提交WTO解決,但美國貿易代表署態度審慎。

http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/b5/2013/03/23/a867998.html

 

2013.03.28

Critics slam Obama for “protecting” Monsanto

Opponents have termed the language in question the “Monsanto Protection Act,” a nod to the major agricultural biotech corporation and other like firms geared at producing genetically modified organisms and genetically engineered seeds and crops. The provision protects genetically modified seeds from litigation suits over health risks posed by the crops’ consumption.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57576835/critics-slam-obama-for-protecting-monsanto/

 

2013.03.28

美國禁止NASA司法部商務部採購中國IT設備

美國國會在總統奧巴馬本周簽署的法案中加入網絡間諜新審查流程,禁止NASA、司法部和商務部購買中國IT系統。預計新法案將對中國電腦製造商聯想集團造成嚴厲打擊。但中國因為不是政府採購協定的會員國,可能難以訴諸WTO尋求爭端解決。

http://news.cnyes.com/Content/20130328/KH6RXVMVDVCNI.shtml

 

2013.3.29

Summly整合新聞可能涉及侵權

由英國17歲神童達洛西奧創立的新聞閱讀應用程式“Summly"此前被雅虎以3千萬美元高價收購,成為一時佳話,不料該程式如今卻引來侵權爭議。

http://news.sinchew.com.my/topic/node/368837?tid=1

 

2013.3.31

美專利商標局拒絕蘋果iPad Mini商標申請

美國專利商標局拒絕蘋果公司所提出,為其iPad Mini註冊商標之申請。理由為蘋果所申請之商標「僅描述相關產品之性能或特點」,且指出「iPad Mini」之名稱所使用之三個獨立詞匯I、pad、mini並未體現出該產品之實質指向,不符合商標法之要求。

http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/news.xinhuanet.com/info/2013-03/31/c_132273911.htm

 

國際海洋法

 2013.03.21.

Breaking: Italian Marines Return to India

Two Italian marines charged with killing fishermen will return to India to stand trial in a bid to defuse a diplomatic rift between the two countries over the case.

http://gcaptain.com/breaking-italians-marines-return-to-indi/

 

2013.03.22.

US and Japan draw up ‘worst-case’ contingency plan for Diaoyu Islands

US and Japanese officers are discussing worst-case contingency plans for retaking the disputed Diaoyu Islands if China moves to seize them. But the US government didn’t want to fuel tensions, and it’s only one of many topics at the meeting between US and Japan. In the other hand, China’s defense ministry said “The determination and will of Chinese military forces to safeguard China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity are steadfast.

http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1196551/us-and-japan-draw-worst-case-contingency-plan-diaoyu-islands

 

2013.03.25.

Peaceful negotiations for East Sea disputes

Participants from the US, Vietnam, China, Australia, Britain, the Philippines and Singapore made an in-depth analysis of the causes of recent tensions in the East Sea, the role of international law, US-China relations and the role ASEAN plays in settling disputes.

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/69604/peaceful-negotiations-for-east-sea-disputes.html

 

2013.03.25.

Sea tribunal names judge to PH arbitration case vs China over Spratlys area
The Philippines’ arbitration case against China has moved a step forward after the president of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Itlos) appointed the second member of the ad hoc tribunal that would deliberate on the country’s bid to stop Chinese incursions into the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
http://globalnation.inquirer.net/70257/itlos-names-judge-to-ph-arbitration-case-vs-china-over-spratlys-area

 

國際環境法

 2013.03.11.

Endangered sharks to be protected under international law

An international conference voted on Monday to ban trade in some shark species whose populations have fallen to crisis levels due in part to demand from China, the world’s biggest consumer of shark fins for use in soup.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/11/us-sharks-cites-idUSBRE92A0BF20130311

 

2013.04.03.

Campaigns on Multiple Fronts Against Whale Hunting

Controversy about the practice of whaling continues. The International Court of Justice, a U.N. court based in The Hague, is considering a challenge by Australia against the whaling practices of Japan, which killed 540 whales in 2011, according to the commission.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/business/energy-environment/04iht-green04.html?pagewanted=all

 

 

 

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