Overview of the case This dispute gave rise to three Judgments by the Court.
Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide , …
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status. This entry analyses the Corfu Channel Case, the first case before the International Court of Justice, concerning dammage to British navy ships due to mines in Albanian waters The ships were severely damaged and members of the crew were killed.
Corfu Channel, United Kingdom v Albania, Judgment, Merits, ICJ GL No 1,  ICJ Rep 4, ICGJ 199 (ICJ 1949), 9th April 1949, United Nations [UN]; International Court of … The Corfu Channel Case (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland-Albania) arose from incidents that occurred on October 22. nd, 1946, in the Corfu Strait: two British destroyers struck mines in Albanian waters and suffered damage, including serious loss of life.
Reports 1947-1948, p. 15), in the Corfu Channel case, in proceedings instituted on May 22nd, 1947, by an application of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland against the Government of the People's Republic of Albania, the Court gave its decision [p6] on the Preliminary Objection filed on December 9th, 1947, by … 1: Cite as By a Judgment delivered on March 25th, 1948 (I.C.J. SUMMARY OF RELEVANT ASPECTS OF CORFU CHANNEL CASE (MERITS) Judgment of 9 April 1949. MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., … Refworld | Corfu Channel Case (United Kingdom v. Albania); Merits. Corfu Channel Case (United Kingdom v Albania), Merits,  ICJ Rep 4. The United Kingdom first seized … Reservations to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide , Advisory Opinion,  ICJ Rep 15 at 21. The Corfu Channel case addressed the question of civil liability of Albania, which had placed mines within its sovereign waters and subsequently caused damage to two naval Destroyers of …
Corfu Channel Case (United Kingdom v. Albania); Assessment of Compensation: Publisher: International Court of Justice (ICJ) Publication Date: 15 December 1949: Country: Albania | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Citation / Document Symbol: 15 XII 49: Type of Decision: I.C.J. Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation Waibel, Michael, The Corfu Channel Case (August 30, 2010). "Corfu Channel, United Kingdom v Albania, Judgment, Compensation, (1949) ICJ Rep 244, ICGJ 201 (ICJ 1949), 15th December 1949, United Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]" published on by Oxford University Press. Corfu Channel Case (United Kingdom v Albania), Merits,  ICJ Rep 4. Reports 1949, p. 244; General List No.
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It arose out of the explosions of mines by which some British warships suffered damage while passing through the Corfu Channel in 1946, in a part of the Albanian waters which had been previously swept.