Category Archives: Palestine

Both Israel and Hamas have a Responsibility to Protect Civilians

This is the sixth and final post in our symposium on Palestine, Israel and the Responsibility to Protect. The other contributions can be found here, here, here, here, and here. Simon Adams is the Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility … Continue reading

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R2P Isn’t a Useful Framework for Gaza – Or Anything

This is the fifth part in our symposium on Israel, Palestine and the Responsibility to Protect. The other contributions can be found here, here, here, and here. David Rieff is a writer and journalist. He has authored dozens of articles and is the author of … Continue reading

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Gaza and Israel – A Case for International Humanitarian Law, Not R2P

This is the fourth contribution in our symposium on Palestine, Israel and the Responsibility to Protect. The first three can be found here, here and here. James P. Rudolph is an attorney in Washington, D.C. and California where his work focuses on … Continue reading

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In Palestine, R2P Isn’t Dead. It Could Never Have Existed.

This is the third post in our symposium on Palestine, Israel and the Responsibility to Protect (the others can be found here, here and here). Michael Kearney is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Sussex and has written extensively … Continue reading

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The Israeli-Gaza Crisis and the Responsibility to Protect: Does the Norm Apply?

This is the second post in our symposium on Israel, Palestine and the Responsibility to Protect. Other contributions can be found here, here and here. Megan Schmidt is a Senior Program Officer at the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect.  The present conflict in Gaza … Continue reading

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Is Gaza in Israel? R2P and Inter-State Crises

This is the first post in our symposium on Israel, Palestine and the Responsibility to Protect. Other contributions can be found here, here and here.  Aidan Hehir is a Reader in International Relations at the University of Westminster and the author of The Responsibility to Protect: Rhetoric, Reality … Continue reading

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Palestine, Israel and R2P: A Symposium

For the fortunate, the doldrums of summer have kicked in. But thousands civilians in Gaza and parts of Israel have to settle for the drums of war. Hamas and Israeli defence forces are once again mired in a costly violent … Continue reading

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The ICC in Palestine: Threat or Promise?

With the backdrop of growing tensions and violence in Gaza, the question of whether the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene in Palestine has come back to the fore. The following is an excerpt from my article, from yesterday, for … Continue reading

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7 Random Thoughts on Justice and Stuff

A lot has happened in the world of international justice since my last post at JiC. So here are 7 stories and thoughts on the ICC and other justice-related stuff from recent weeks. 1. A Strong and Weak ICC? It … Continue reading

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A Snowball’s Chance in Cairo: The ICC To Intervene in Egypt?

A group of international lawyers and legal scholars representing the Muslim Brotherhood are pushing for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate alleged crimes committed in Egypt. According to The Globe and Mail’s Paul Waldie, the Brotherhood’s legal team believe that … Continue reading

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