Article 1 of the International Law Commission’s Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts provides: Every internationally wrongful act of a State entails the international responsibility of that State. Due to the historical development of international law, its primary subjects are States. It is on States that most obligations rest and on which the burden of compliance principally lies. For example, human rights treaties, though they confer rights upon individuals, impose obligations upon States.1 If other legal persons have...
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