WORLD COURT: International Squabbles

The Permanent Court of International Justice began its second annual regular session, the first part of which was private.

Among the agenda:

¶ Germany is summoned by the Allies to appear before the Court with reference to refusing to allow the British steamship Wimbledon to pass through the Kiel Canal. (Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles the Kiel Canal must remain open to all vessels of all nationalities at peace with Germany.) The Wimbledon was carrying munitions of war to Poland. Germany contends that to have allowed the ship to pass through...

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