Category Archives: Palestine

Vindicating Rights and Ending Impunity: Palestine, Statehood, and the International Criminal Court

Pearce Clancy joins JiC for this guest post on the International Criminal Court and the question of Palestinian statehood. Peace is a Legal Researcher for Al-Haq, a Palestinian human rights organisation, and holds an LL.M in international law from the Irish … Continue reading

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‘Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere’ – Palestine, Israel, and the ICC

The following post was written for a symposium entitled ‘Sometimes They Come Back’: The Question of the ICC’s Territorial Jurisdiction in Palestine. The symposium organizers are Triestino Mariniello and Chantal Meloni. Be sure to check it out over at Opinio … Continue reading

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The International Criminal Court Can and Should Investigate Violence in Gaza

As the United States moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Israeli government was ecstatic. In contrast, Palestinians were irate, organizing public demonstrations throughout the spring. When the embassy opened its doors on May 14, Israeli soldiers fired … Continue reading

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Five Take-Aways from the ICC’s Latest Bombshell Report

This year’s Report on Preliminary Examination Activities from the International Criminal Court (ICC) carried within it a number of fascinating – and crucial – details into who and what is falling under the ICC’s microscope. Below are five important takeaways … Continue reading

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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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The ICC in Palestine: Changing the Narrative, Rattling the Status Quo

This is the third piece in our ongoing symposium on Palestine and the International Criminal Court. For all of the contributions, see our list here. Before delving into how a potential intervention by the International Criminal Court (ICC) could affect … Continue reading

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The ICC in Palestine: Be Careful What You Wish For

Kevin Jon Heller joins JiC for this second post in our symposium on Palestine and the International Criminal Court (ICC). Kevin surely needs no introduction to readers of JiC, but, just in case, he is a Professor of Criminal Law … 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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