A recent covenant between the Netherlands and The Ocean Cleanup will allow the latter to carry out its activities on the high seas under the Dutch flag. Research conducted by the Leiden Advocacy Project on Plastic may have contributed to this agreement.
The High Court of South Africa made a ruling to detain Sudan President Bashir after his departure. However, is South Africa really obliged to satisfy the request of the ICC to arrest him and surrender him to The Hague?
Crimes against humanity take place in North Korea. As the state is extremely isolated, it is debatable whether the Security Council should deal with the situation. Is it a matter of domestic jurisdiction or of international concern?