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Intervention in Mali: Human Rights First?

A familiar face returns to JiC, as Andrew Jillions joins us for this timely post the need for a human-rights focused approach to France’s intervention in Mali. For more of Andrew’s post, see here. Enjoy! Where have all the humanitarians gone? It is security, … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention, International Law, Mali | 7 Comments

JiC Contributors

JiC has been fortunate enough to post a number of thought-provoking and insightful guest-posts from a diversity of people with a broad range of backgrounds and interests: Dawood Ahmed is a Solicitor (non-practicing) and a research associate at the Center on … Continue reading

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Syria: Appeasement in Disguise?

Andrew Jillions joins JiC for another thought-provoking guest post on responses to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Enjoy! Kofi Annan was in New York yesterday to brief the Security Council on the mess that is Syria. But whatever (limited) … Continue reading

Posted in Humanitarian Intervention, Justice, Responsibiltiy to Protect (R2P), Syria, Turkey, UN Security Council, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Dithering over Damascus

JiC welcomes Andrew Jillions back with this thought-provoking post on the recent inaction of the UN Security Council in the face of ongoing violence and human rights violations in Syria.  There’s no doubt that the Assad regime has been buoyed by … Continue reading

Posted in China, Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention, Peace Processes, Responsibiltiy to Protect (R2P), Russia, Syria, UN Security Council | 2 Comments

The Politics of Trust: Diplomatic Assurances

Another fascinating guest post by Andrew Jillions on the politics of trust in the context of the highly controversial, yet widespread, practice of granting diplomatic assurances. Enjoy! Diplomatic assurances and the politics of trust The recent decision preventing the UK … Continue reading

Posted in Diplomatic Assurances, Human Rights, Jordan (not Michael), Lawfare, Libya, Pakistan, Terrorism, United Kingdom | 1 Comment

Chasing al-Shabaab: Picking and Choosing Justice

This is the second piece by Andrew Jillions on Kenya’s decision to invade Somalia. Check out Andrew’s first post here. Enjoy! What are the implications behind Kenya’s decision to wage a war of enforcement instead of a humanitarian war? Mary … Continue reading

Posted in al-Shabaab, International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice, Kenya, Responsibiltiy to Protect (R2P), Somalia | 1 Comment

Chasing al-Shabaab: Is Kenya ‘Right to Intervene’ in Somalia?

Andrew Jillions joins us once again to consider the legality and justice of Kenya’s incursion into Somali territory last week. This post is the first of two on the subject, so keep your an eye out for the second piece … Continue reading

Posted in al-Shabaab, Famine, Justice, Kenya, Somalia | Leave a comment

Justice and Diamonds in Zimbabwe: Saving Kimberley from Itself

Andrew Jillions joins us again to discuss the Kimberly Process of diamond certification in the context Zimbabwe. As Andrew explains, the case of Zimbabwe risks undermining a process which, for all its faults, remains the best way to prevent the … Continue reading

Posted in Economics of Conflict, Human Rights, Justice, Kimberly Process, Zimbabwe | 2 Comments

Having Cake and Eating it Too: An ICC Trial in Libya?

The past few days has seen an interesting shift in the debates regarding international justice in Libya. While many commentators, especially those who argue that justice can only hinder peace, were once happy to question whether Muammar Gaddafi, his son … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarity, International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice, Kenya, Libya, Libya and the ICC, The Tripoli Three (Tripoli3) | 4 Comments

Trying the Tripoli Three: Justice at Home or Away?

Andrew Jillions joins JiC once again to discuss where the Tripoli Three should be tried: in Libya or The Hague? With rebels storming Tripoli and Saif al-Islam reported captured, it seemed appropriate to consider the question of where those indicted … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarity, Crimes against humanity, Human Rights, International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice, Libya, Libya and the ICC, The Tripoli Three (Tripoli3) | Leave a comment