A Virtual Wall of Shame: The New Way of Imposing Reputational Sanctions on Defiant States

  title={A Virtual Wall of Shame: The New Way of Imposing Reputational Sanctions on Defiant States},
  author={Shai Dothan},
  journal={Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law},
  • Shai Dothan
  • Published 3 May 2016
  • Law
  • Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law
What happens after an international court finds a state violated international law? Many realize today that states often fail to comply with such judgments. International courts like the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) have to rely on the help of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to shame states into compliance. In 2011, the body charged with enforcing judgments of the ECHR launched a new website dedicated to publishing reports by NGOs that criticize states for noncompliance with ECHR… 

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