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Part IV The Content of International Responsibility, Ch.54.3 Other Specific Regimes of Responsibility: The UN Compensation Commission

Dražen Petrović

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 May 2024

On 2 August 1990 Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait and commenced its occupation. This was a textbook example of an internationally wrongful act, indeed an act of aggression, and the Security Council, without using the word aggression, condemned it the same day (in Resolution 660 (1990)).1 A series of acts by Iraq were also subsequently condemned by the Security Council, especially concerning the fate of civilians in Iraq and Kuwait used as hostages and the fate of Kuwaiti civilians, due to violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention (Resolutions 664,2 666,3 670,4 and...
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