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CIFILE Journal of International Law (CJIL) is an open access, semiannual, peer-reviewed FREE CHARGE Publication affiliated with the Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE). CJIL provides a platform for researchers, academicians, professionals, practitioners, and students to impart and share their knowledge in high-quality theoretical and empirical original research papers, case studies, short communications, review papers, book reviews, the conceptual framework from all around the world in the field of International Law including Commercial, Business, Environment, Maritime, Spatial, Politics, Humanitarian and Human rights law. This Journal is committed to following the Ethics in Publishing Committee (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical law. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through a trustworthy software named iThenticate to be assured about their originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by international reviewers. The journal publishes in both print and online versions. 

Appel à contributions pour le prochain numéro: CIFILE Journal du droit international (CJDI) est une revue juridique multidisciplinaire et libre accès, publiée par l'Institut Canadien d’expertise en droit international (CIFILE). CJDI fournit une plate-forme pour les chercheurs, professeures, académiciens, professionnels, praticiens et étudiants francophones pour transmettre et partager leurs articles, commentaires, savoir-faire, recherches originaux, (théoriques et pratiques) de haute qualité, des études de cas, des articles de revue, des revues de littérature et des critiques de livres. Le journal publie en versions imprimée et en ligne.


Environmental Law
Water Law and Governance in India: Time Vedic to Contemporary

Sreenivasulu Neeruganti Shanmuka

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 1-14


  Water is precious and is the lifeline of all the living entities in this universe. Earth, Sky, Air, Fire and water are the five essential spears or elements (pancha bootha) considered sacred on the earth and as well in this universe. More importantly, water occupying two-thirds of the earth's space has ...  Read More

Human Rights
Universality and Relativism in Islam and Human Rights: Analytical Critique of Religious Intellectuals

Taha Mousavi Mirkalaei; Savalan Mohammadzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 15-27


  The present article includes a comparative study of the Islamic and Western approaches to human rights, and the general orientation of this review concentrates on the Universality and Relativism of human rights. The Western approach claims the universality of these rights and believes they are ultra-spot ...  Read More

Trade and Development Law
La Perspective Africaine de la Réforme du Régime de l’investissement International

Sanae Bouyayachen

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 28-43


  Le droit international des investissements fait face à de nouveaux défis à l’échelle internationale et plus particulièrement en Afrique. L’analyse de cette branche du Droit est désormais à la croisée de différentes autres disciplines. ...  Read More

Criminal Law
Assessing the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court Statute in the Criminalization of Terrorism

Peyman Namamian

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 44-61


  International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over the crimes of terrorism. Initially, combating terrorism served as the motivation toward creating an ICC. In 1937, under the auspices of the League of Nations, an international convention against terrorism and an annexed statute of ICC were drafted. ...  Read More

Criminal Law
Impunity: An Impetus For Repeated Atrocities Nigerian Army As A Case Study

Izuchukwu Temilade Nwagbara

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 62-79


  Since Nigeria’s transition back to democracy in 1999, the atrocities of the erstwhile military regimes have been left practically unaddressed. Though the Human Rights Violations Investigation Commission (‘HRVIC’ or ‘Oputa panel’) was set up in 1999 to investigate human rights ...  Read More

Environmental Law
Principles of International Environmental Law

Abbas Poorhashemi

Volume 4, Issue 7 , March 2023, Pages 80-106


  Principles of international environmental law play a fundamental role in developing and consolidating international protection of environment. Understanding current and growing principles of international environmental law can guide the interpretation of legal norms and regulations. Moreover, these principles ...  Read More

Human Rights
The Problem of Institutionalization of People with Psychosocial and Intellectual Disabilities Within the Context of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War

Anahit Chilingaryan; Mariam Antonyan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2023


  Persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities are particularly vulnerable during emergencies, such as armed conflicts, primarily when confined in large institutions, making them entirely dependent on them. Adequate protection measures and treatment are necessary to ensure their safety during ...  Read More

Economic and Internet Law
Challenges of Implementing International Financial Law with the Perspective of Islamic Jurisprudence in Iran

Ghasemali Sabouri; Atefeh Amininiya

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 March 2023


  One of the essential needs of human societies is the desire to evolve and achieve prosperity and facilities which is made possible by financial transactions. These transactions are not possible except through the mechanisms of international law in the commercial and financial sectors. With the growth ...  Read More

Business Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Azerbaijan: Comparative Analysis on Main Problems

Vugar Rustamli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 March 2023


  Nowadays it is difficult to imagine the resolution of disputes in international and domestic commercial relations without the arbitration and mediation processes. In today’s globalized world, where the countries are integrated and commercial relations are intertwined, alternative dispute resolution, ...  Read More

Trade and Development Law
The Legal Requirements and Impacts of Unilateral Withdrawal from International Treaties: the Case of Treaty on Elimination of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) between USA v. USSR

Abebe Bahiru Bezabh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 June 2023


  Nowadays, unilateral termination of international treaties is repeatedly exercised and becomes normal and justified by states’ strict sense of protection of sovereign interest. This article aims to assess the legal standards and impacts of unilateral termination of international treaties by analyzing ...  Read More


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