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Review – The Responsibility to Protect and the International Criminal Court

Review – The Responsibility to Protect and the International Criminal Court

By tracing the relation between R2P and the ICC in the Kenyan case, Sharma’s study reveals unexpected outcomes of a collision between national and international law.

Suicide Squad, Atrocity Crimes and the International Criminal Court

Suicide Squad, Atrocity Crimes and the International Criminal Court

While ‘War Crimes’ is a fictional story, prosecuting atrocity crimes in the real world remains a complex, and sometimes infuriatingly slow, process.

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

The ICC is neither merely a political tool of the international community nor solely an independent legal body. Politics and law indeed come together within the ICC.

What Are the Consequences of Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court?

What Are the Consequences of Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court?

Palestine joining the ICC may be more a question of strengthening its position towards Israel than obtaining justice.

The Accession of Palestine to the ICC: A Brief Analysis

The Accession of Palestine to the ICC: A Brief Analysis

With Palestine’s accession to the International Criminal Court, the legal framework has changed and the parties to the conflict would be wise to accept and respect that.

Political Leadership in Times of Agony for Palestinian Citizens

Political Leadership in Times of Agony for Palestinian Citizens

Since 1948 Palestinians have never enjoyed a protected political arena in which to conduct an intimate, direct internal dialogue about their future together as a people.

Interview – Kurt Mills

Interview – Kurt Mills

Dr Mills talks about R2P, neo-humanitarianism, the limits of norms, the practicality of the International Criminal Court, and the importance of academic networks.

From R2P to RANP: Sri Lanka and ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’

From R2P to RANP: Sri Lanka and ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’

After a failure to fulfil R2P obligations, there remains a ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’. The value of this concept can be seen in the example of Sri Lanka.

Post-Conflict Justice, Gender and International Law: (Too) Great Expectations?

Post-Conflict Justice, Gender and International Law: (Too) Great Expectations?

International criminal law has evolved over the past 25 years to encompass not only the prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, but also gender-based crimes.

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

Questions must be raised about ostensible judicial activism and impropriety; the putative independence of the ICC in relation to the UNSC and, the direct involvement of the ICC in active conflicts especially in African states.

The Limits and Pitfalls of the International Criminal Court in Africa

The Limits and Pitfalls of the International Criminal Court in Africa

While we should scrutinise the ICC’s work in Africa, it is important to recognise that international justice is not the only possible response to atrocity. National and local processes are proving to be vital tools of justice, truth and reconciliation across Africa, more profound and lasting than the prosecution of suspects in The Hague.

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