Armed activities on the territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Rwanda)

ICJ sealOn 28 May 2002, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) filed an Application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Rwanda. The dispute concerned massive violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law alleged to have been committed in breach of the 'International Bill of Human Rights', other relevant international instruments and mandatory resolutions of the United Nations Security Council. According to the compromissory clauses in the international legal instruments referred to by DRC, the Court found on 3 February 2006 that it had no jurisdiction to entertain the Application filed by the DRC.

 

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