tirsdag 27. september 2016

The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About

The July 12 award offers a sweeping condemnation of Chinese maritime law enforcement practices. Amid the significant media buzz and scrutiny over the arbitral tribunal’s July ruling before the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) regarding disputed maritime rights in the South China Sea,which sided with the Philippines on most counts and resulted in a major legal and diplomatic defeat for China, an important but less conspicuous ruling within the PCA award document on Chinese coast guard behavior was largely overlooked by the press. Read more