Battle for Whales in the Hague: Analysis of ICJ Judgment in Australia v. Japan

19 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2014

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Mohammad Rubaiyat Rahman

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University; Texas Tech University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science; Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC)

Date Written: March 31, 2014

Abstract

On March 31 (2014), the International Court of Justice delivered its judgment in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand intervening). The paper analyzes the facts and reasoning of the judgment. The paper also mulls as to the response of Japanese government regarding the landmark judgment.

Keywords: Whaling in the Antarctic, Australia v. Japan, Whaling, ICJ, Judge Owada, International Convention for Regulation of Whale, UNCLOS, CITES, CBD, Japan and Whaling, JARPA II

Suggested Citation

Rahman, Mohammad Rubaiyat, Battle for Whales in the Hague: Analysis of ICJ Judgment in Australia v. Japan (March 31, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2418817 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2418817

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