Category Archives: Palestine and the ICC

Palestine’s Accession to the ICC May Strengthen Peace-first not Rights-based Approach

With the fourth contribution to JiC’s ongoing symposium on Palestine and the International Criminal Court (ICC), we are thrilled to welcome Leslie Vinjamuri. Leslie is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Relations and the Co-Director of the Centre for … Continue reading

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ISIS and the ICC: On Fatou Bensouda’s Targeted Use of Symbolic Power

Earlier this week, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda issued a “clarification” regarding communications received by her office with respect to atrocities allegedly committed by ISIS. The statement was unprecedented because, to the best of my knowledge, never before has the Prosecutor … Continue reading

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On Palestine, International Law and the International Criminal Court

Chantal Meloni joins JiC for this first post in our symposium on Palestine and the International Criminal Court. Chantal is a Lecturer in International Criminal Law at the University of Milan and a visiting researcher at the Humboldt University of … Continue reading

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Palestine and the International Criminal Court – A Symposium

On 1 April 2015, Palestine officially becomes a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Unsurprisingly, the Palestinian Authority’s decision to join the ICC has instigated a fiery and feisty debate over the wisdom and implications of an intervention by … Continue reading

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On the Table: Trading Justice for Peace in Palestine

In the wake of this week’s elections in Israel, Palestinian officials have exclaimed their intention to “intensify” their diplomatic campaign against Israel and bring forward charges against Israeli officials to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Could Palestine’s decision to pursue … Continue reading

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On the ICC in Palestine, Canada Crosses the Line

On a stop in Jerusalem during his visit to Israel and Palestine earlier this week, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird emphatically declared that, in joining the International Criminal Court (ICC), Palestinians had “made a huge mistake”. Baird’s remarks coincided with … Continue reading

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In Its Fight Against the ICC, Israel Takes a Page Out of John Bolton’s Playbook

The following article is based on a piece I wrote for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage (you can read the full original article here). Palestine’s decision to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) has instigated a furious backlash from Israeli … Continue reading

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