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Shared responsibility for injury despite the existence or not of a wrongful act?

Here follows a scenario and a number of inter-related questions, which those looking to write an exciting master thesis might find interesting. This post relates to an underexplored, though interesting issue of shared responsibility for injury caused by acts which can or not be considered as ‘wrongful’. After all, injury can be sustained by a State also from what on their face are perfectly lawful acts by other States. While usually the starting point for the whole sequence of (shared) State responsibility starts with an internationally wrongful act and ends with the obligation of the State to make reparation for the…