101 Am. J. Int'l L. [i] (2007)

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VOL. 101                             January 2007                                 NO. 1
CONTENTS                                     PAGE
State Compliance with the Recommendations of the African Commission on
Human and Peoples' Rights, 1994-2004             Frans Viljoen and Lirette Louw      1
As part of its protective mandate, the African Commission on Human and Peo-
pIes' Rights decides individual complaints alleging violations of the African
Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights by state parties. This article charts com-
pliance with the Commission's recommendations concerning violations under
the individual complaints procedure, highlighting the limited direct effect of the
Charter and identifying the main factors that have affected state compliance.
The future role of the Commission and the African Union in improving com-
pliance is also considered.
Agora: Military Commissions Act of 2006
Military Commissions: A Concise History                        Detlev F Vagts      35
The Amendment of the War Crimes Act                       MichaelJ. Matheson       48
The Geneva Boomerang: The Military Commissions Act of 2006 and
U.S. Counterterror Operations                                 JackM. Beard       56
The Military Commissions Act, the Geneva Conventions, and the Courts:
A Critical Guide                                      Carlos Manuel Vdzquez      73
Notes and Comments
Responsibility to Protect: Political Rhetoric or Emerging Legal Norm? Carsten Stahn  99
Genuine Consent to Sexual Violence Under International Criminal Law
Wolfgang Schomburg and Ines Peterson   121
Correspondence                                                                    141
International Decisions                                Edited by Daniel Bodansky
Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (James Thuo Gathii)                142
International Court of Justice judgment on the use of force by Uganda in the
Barbados/Trinidad and Tobago (Barbara Kwiatkowska)                                149
UN Convention on the Law of the Sea Chapter VII arbitral tribunal maritime
delimitation award regarding the continental shelf and EEZ
Prosecutor v. Karemera, Ngirumpatse, & Nzirorera (Kevin Jon Heller)               157
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda decision on whether to take judi-
cial notice of genocide against the Tutsis in 1994
Prosecutor v. Milutinovi5 et al. (Jacob Katz Cogan)                               163
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia decision regarding
the production of intelligence information
Commission of the European Communities v. Ireland (Cesare P. R. Romano)           171
European Court of Justice judgment regarding Irish submission of MOX plant
dispute with United Kingdom to arbitration under the UN Convention on the
Law of the Sea

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