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26 September 2017

Arron Honniball and Valentin J Schatz publish post on the law of the sea aspects raised by the Defend Europe campaign

Valentin J Schatz and Arron N Honniball have written a post on jurisdiction over the conduct of the C-Star vessel and its crew for Völkerrechtsblog, der Blog des Arbeitskreises junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler*innen.

The C-Star was a privately funded and chartered vessel of Generation Identity, sent to “monitor” the activities of other non-governmental vessels involved in search and rescue off the Libyan coastline in July-August 2017. The C-Star’s journey from the port of Djibouti to the Libyan coastline was fraught with setbacks, raising numerous state responses and concurrent jurisdictions within the law of the sea.

Read the article: The C-Star’s Odyssey and the International Law of the Sea.

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