Published: 3 January 2022 Author: Stefan Talmon
It is the time of the year for statistics. I am delighted to report that 2021 has been another good year for GPIL:
- Posts published: 74
- Visitors: 59,627 (up 22,518 from last year)
- Visits: 1,051,274
- Subscribers to our newsletter: 247
- Average hits per post: 472
The top-ten posts in 2021:
- Germany mistakenly considers Russia’s restrictions on navigation of warships in the Black Sea to be “very problematic” and, in part, “contrary to international law” (10,828)
- Germany works to strengthen the international response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria (3,835)
- Germany publicly objects to the International Criminal Court’s ruling on jurisdiction in Palestine (2,383)
- Germany takes a more outspoken and active position on the South China Sea disputes (957)
- Germany comments on the ILC draft principles on the protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts (698)
- German Constitutional Court affirms that only States can bring claims for compensation for violations of international humanitarian law (634)
- Germany rejects U.S. sanctions against Nord Stream 2 as contrary to international law (636)
- German Court confirms that there is no Palestinian State and no Palestinian nationality (565)
- Federal Court of Justice rejects functional immunity of low-ranking foreign State officials in the case of war crimes (536)
- Germany rejects formal Greek war reparations claims (521)
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