Entries written by Eliav Lieblich

The Salisbury Incident and the Threshold for “Unlawful Use of Force” under International Law: between Stigmatization and Escalation

By Eliav Lieblich 

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On 4 March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were severely injured after being exposed to a nerve agent in the UK city of Salisbury. An officer, Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey, also fell ill upon exposure to the substance. While only Mr Skripal and his daughter remain hospitalized as of today, dozens of others might have been put at risk by the agent.[1]

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Published 20th April 2018