Armed Activities Case: DRC vs Uganda (use of force and non-State actors)

In this post, we focus on the ICJ’s jurisprudence on: 1) the use of force, self-defense, and non-intervention; 2) Uganda’s responsibility for actions of certain non-State actors; 3) the extra-territorial application of human rights; and 4) Uganda’s responsibility for the illegal exploitation of natural resources.

Armed Activities Case: DRC vs Uganda (Consent for Military Operations in Foreign Territory)

In this blog post, we focus on the ICJ jurisprudence relating to consent to conduct military operations in a foreign territory. The ICJ held that the consent/ authorization provided by the DRC to Uganda was limited in time, objectives and geographic location.