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Uganda violated international law by occupying eastern DR of Congo – UN court

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations' principal judicial organ for settling disputes between countries, ruled today that Uganda violated the principle of non-intervention in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and breached human rights laws through the brutalities committed by its army.

Five judges elected to fill vacancies on International Court of Justice

Four prominent jurists were elected today – with one re-elected – to serve on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations' principal judicial organ for settling disputes between countries, for a term of nine years beginning on 6 February 2006.

French jurist elected to fill vacancy on International Court of Justice

A prominent French jurist was elected today to fill a vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations' principal judicial organ for settling disputes between States.