Category Archives: Israel

International Justice and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities: Paper Series

The debate over the relationship between peace and justice isn’t going to go away any time soon. Yet, despite all of the attention the ‘peace versus justice’ debate has received over the years, scholarship on the subject still suffers from … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Conferences, Conflict Resolution, Democratic Republic of Congo, Israel, Justice, Liberia, Palestine, Palestine and the ICC, Serbia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen | Tagged | Leave a comment

Palestine and the ICC: Peace First, Justice (Maybe) Later

News that Palestine and Israel have committed to a new round of US-brokered negotiations has been met with a mix of curiosity and caution. No surprise there. We’ve seen this show before. While it is undoubtedly useful to be positive … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Palestine, Palestine and the ICC | Tagged | 4 Comments

Obama and the ICC – Four Reasons Not to Hold Your Breath

It wasn’t nearly as close as the pundits and media suggested. As of writing, it seems that Barack Obama may have defeated Mitt Romney by as many as 100 electoral college votes in the United States Presidential election. Many Americans … Continue reading

Posted in Drones, International Criminal Court (ICC), Israel, Palestine, Palestine and the ICC, United States | 2 Comments

A Quiet Injustice: Degenerating health conditions in the Gaza Strip

The following is a guest-post from Megan Norbert, who is currently the Legal Advisor for the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in the Gaza Strip, as well as an external PhD Candidate at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. In this timely post Megan … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights, Israel, Justice, Palestine | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

No Limits for Justice? Universal Jurisdiction and the Case of Former Chadian President Hissene Habré

When we talk about justice in conflicts there is a potentially unlimited array of transitional justice mechanisms that could be brought to use in order to deal with atrocities committed during armed conflict. The first measures that come to mind … Continue reading

Posted in African Union (AU), Democratic Republic of Congo, Exile, Israel, Torture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Handcuffed by Statehood: Justice and Palestine

Observers have watched with keen interest as Mahmoud Abbas took the politically risky, some say courageous, move to seek UN recognition of Palestine as a state. At the very center of Abbas’ polarizing decision is the International Criminal Court and … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights, International Criminal Court (ICC), Israel, Justice, Middle East, Palestine, Palestine and the ICC, United States | Leave a comment