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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Loizidou Case

Ulrike Deutsch

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 April 2019

Subject(s):
Right to property

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 The Loizidou Case originated in an application against the Republic of Turkey lodged with the European Commission of Human Rights on 22 July 1989 and referred to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) by the government of the Republic of Cyprus in November 1993. The case dealt with several important issues of international law, notably the validity of restrictions to human rights treaties, the effects of State recognition , extraterritorial jurisdiction ( Extraterritoriality ; Jurisdiction of States ), and State responsibility . 2 The applicant was a Cypriot...
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