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ICJ Rules in Favor of Somalia in Maritime Dispute

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled in favor of Somalia in a maritime time dispute case instituted against Kenya over the delimitation of maritime spaces claimed by both states in the Indian Ocean. The judgement, which is binding and without appeal, was unanimous in its finding that there is no agreed maritime boundary between the two states, according to an ICJ press release.

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Locked out of Luck: ICJ Rules in Chile’s favor 

On October 1, 2018, the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Chile could not be forced into negotiating a corridor in the Pacific Ocean with Bolivia. In Bolivia’s capital, La Paz, large screens were put up on display across town squares as the President of the ICJ, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusaf, delivered the courts final ruling.

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