Tom Ruys

Ghent University - Faculty of Law

Professor

Universiteitstraat 4

Ghent, B-9000

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Sanctions, Retorsions and Countermeasures: Concepts and International Legal Framework

Forthcoming in Larissa van den Herik (ed.), Research Handbook on UN sanctions and international law (Edward Elgar Publishing)(2016)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Apr 2016
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Sanctions, countermeasures, retorsions, embargoes, targeted sanctions, third-party countermeasures

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The Meaning of 'Force' and the Boundaries of the Jus Ad Bellum – Are 'Minimal' Uses of Force Excluded from UN Charter 2(4)?

American Journal of International Law, April 2014
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 10 Jul 2014
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Weathering the Storm: Legality and Legal Implications of the Saudi-Led Military Intervention in Yemen

International and Comparative Law Quarterly / Volume 65 / Issue 01 / January 2016, pp 61-98
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
Tom Ruys and Luca Ferro
Ghent University - Faculty of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Faculty of Law
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Jus ad Bellum, Right to Self-Defence, Intervention by Invitation, Right to Self-Determination, Principle of Non-Intervention

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Divergent Views on the Content and Relevance of the Jus Ad Bellum in Europe and the United States? The Case of the U.S.-Led Military Coalition Against 'Islamic State'

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Tom Ruys and Luca Ferro
Ghent University - Faculty of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Faculty of Law
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Jus ad Bellum, Right to Self-Defence, Intervention by Invitation, Parliamentary Supervision

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Of Arms, Funding and 'Non-Lethal Assistance' - Third-State Intervention in the Syrian Civil War

(2014) 13 Chinese JIL, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2014
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Criminalizing Aggression: How the Future of the Law on the Use of Force Rests in the Hands of the ICC

European Journal of International Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2017
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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aggression, international criminal court, use of force, humanitarian intervention

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The Quest for an Internal Jus Ad Bellum: International Law’s Missing Link, Mere Distraction or Pandora’s Box?

Forthcoming, Necessity and Proportionality in International Peace and Security Law (Lieber Series Vol. 4, Claus Kress & Robert Lawless eds., OUP 2019)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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internal jus ad bellum, rebellion, non-international armed conflict, belligerency, intervention

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The Enemy of My Enemy: Dutch Non-Lethal Assistance for ‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels and the Multilevel Violation of International Law

O. Spijkers, W. Werner and R.A. Wessel (eds), Yearbooks in International Law: History, Function and Future, Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, Volume 50, 2020
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Tom Ruys and Luca Ferro
Ghent University - Faculty of Law and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Faculty of Law
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non-lethal assistance, non-State armed groups, non-international armed conflicts, the prohibition on the threat or use of force, the principle of non-intervention, the duty to respect and ensure respect for international humanitarian law

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Justiciability, Complementarity and Immunity: Reflections on the Crime of Aggression

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 18-33, January 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Crime of Aggression, International Criminal Court, Justiciability, Complementarity, Immunity

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The Indian Intervention in Goa - 1961

Forthcoming, T. Ruys and O. Corten (eds.), The Use of Force in International Law: a case-based approach (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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use of force, jus ad bellum, Goa, Portugal, India, aggression

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Parliamentary War Powers and the Role of International Law in Foreign Troop Deployment: Decisions the US-Led Coalition against ‘Islamic State’ in Iraq and Syria

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Tom Ruys, Luca Ferro and Tim Haesebrouck
Ghent University - Faculty of Law, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent, Faculty of Law and Ghent University
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Foreign Troop Deployment, Parliamentary Involvement, Jus Ad Bellum, Legal and Political Internalization

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'Creeping' Advisory Jurisdiction of International Courts and Tribunals? The Troublesome Case of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Revised version in Leiden Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Tom Ruys and Anemoon Soete
Ghent University - Faculty of Law and Ghent University
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Immunity, Inviolability and Countermeasures - A Closer Look at Non-UN Targeted Sanctions

Forthcoming in T. Ruys and N. Angelet (eds.), Cambridge Handbook on Immunities and International Law (Cambridge: Cambrige University Press)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Immunity, inviolability, countermeasures, non-UN sanctions, targeted sanctions, immunity from execution

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The Hunt for Phosphate Shipments from the Western Sahara and the Curious Case of the NM Cherry Blossom – Whither State Immunity and Act of State?

Forthcoming, International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Aug 2018
Tom Ruys
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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Western Sahara, State Immunity, Act of State, Self-Determination, Public Policy