Whether the commercial activity exception to foreign sovereign immunity provided in the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (‘FSIA’) applied to World War II slave labour.
Whether a state had impliedly waived its foreign sovereign immunity by alleged ius cogens violations against a US citizen imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps between 1942 and 1945.
Whether the Hague Convention (IV) Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its annex: Regulations Concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land constituted a prior treaty that conflicted with, and therefore overrode, sovereign immunity under the FSIA.
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