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What international law did Ecuador break by storming the Mexican embassy?

Article 22 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations regulates the rights of a sending country and how a host country can at all enforce its laws ...
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Criminal proceedings for a criminal who committed crimes in multiple countries

If a criminal from another country (say Australia) were to commit crimes there and flee to the United States, what government would track him? The Australian government, or at least a law enforcement ...
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Can a country choose to only partially ratify a treaty?

Broadly speaking: "yes, but..." Such declarations are called 'reservations'. A reservation is a declaration by a state made upon signing or ratifying a treaty that the state reserves the ...
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Where is the line between law enforcement and warfare wrt the Chemical Weapons Convention?

When it reaches the level detailed in Article 1 of the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (...
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