International Court of Justice 1996 Advisory Opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons

THE HAGUE, 8 July (ICJ) — The International Court of Justice today handed down its advisory opinion on the request made by General Assembly resolution 49/75 K, of 15 December 1994, on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons.

According to the opinion, the Court:

“A. Unanimously,

There is in neither customary nor conventional international law any specific authorization of the threat or use of nuclear weapons;

more here

Comments are closed.