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- Petersen, Niels (2008). "The Principal of Democratic Teleology in International Law", Brooklyn Journal of International Law, vol:34, Issue:1, pp.33-84.
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Sir Dawda Jawara v The Gambia, (Communications 147/95 and 149/96)
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