Counterclaims in investment arbitration are gradually developing with the aim to counter environmental harm. The Energy Charter Treaty, as an investment agreement, falls short of offering this protection.
The United States confirmed that Depleted Uranium (DU) ammunitions were used in Syria. The use of such weapons has long been criticized for posing health risks to both combatants and civilians. What is the potential legal issues arising out of the use of DU in non-international armed conflicts?
The term shari'a often sparks strong emotions - either in favour, or against. While shari'a has become the subject of growing concern in Western societies over the past decades, crucial questions as to the conceptualization of this notion have remained largely unexplored.