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Is Maldives banning Israelis a form of 'collective punishment' and therefore illegal?

Punishment is the withholding of something that you have and/or are entitled to have/acquire. This may be your freedom (through imprisonment), your assets (fines, seizures), or something else (ice ...
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Is Maldives banning Israelis a form of 'collective punishment' and therefore illegal?

At its very core, a punishment is a denial of a right, which is decidedly different from revoking a privilege. While technically in both cases it has a negative impact on the recipient, these are ...
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Is Maldives banning Israelis a form of 'collective punishment' and therefore illegal?

The Global Commission on International Migration published a paper by Colin Harvey and Robert P. Barnidge, Jr. called "The right to leave one’s own country under international law" in 2005. ...
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Is Maldives banning Israelis a form of 'collective punishment' and therefore illegal?

Every country has a sovereign right to decide who's allowed to enter it. There's no such thing as "international law", only international treaties and conventions. There's no convention or ...
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How far "down" do war crimes go?

Ever since a high court decision to classify many supporting actions at concentration and murder camps as accessory to murder, which has no statute of limitations, German courts are prosecuting former ...
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A tricky question about cybercrime

all of them Doing anything on the internet happens in at least two locations as far as the law is concerned: Wherever the sender is and where the receiver is. Like with a phone call, both sides laws ...
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