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New Book: The Assault on International Law

Why comply with it when there is no world government to enforce it? That is the conceptual riddle of international law.

The United States has a long history of skepticism towards international law and in the 21st Century has drifted away from international institutions like the International Criminal Court and the United Nations. 68 more words

New Books

Teju Cole: Slow violence, cold violence – Teju Cole on East Jerusalem

Not all violence is hot. There’s cold violence too, which takes its time and finally gets its way. Children going to school and coming home are exposed to it. 1,835 more words

Human Rights

Israel says to transfer of frozen tax funds to Palestinians

From Reuters, Apr 18, 2015

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH, WEST BANK – Israel said on Saturday it would transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority following talks between a senior Israeli military officer and Palestinian officials. 217 more words


Is more going on between Israel and the Palestinians than meets the eye?

by Khaled Abu Toameh
April 15, 2015

The decision by the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories to allow Palestinian doctors to enter Israel with their vehicles has left some Palestinians wondering whether Israel and the Palestinian Authority are maintaining secret back-channel talks.  89 more words

Israel & Middle East

Why ISIS is not there yet? Challenges and Opportunities For Prosecuting ISIS before the International Criminal Court

The successive brutal massacres by ISIS(Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham) represented a “rule of terror”, varying from beheadings, slaughtering, and abduction, to systematic killings, driven by their declared goal to establish their version of the Islamic Caliphate. 1,142 more words

International Humanitarian Law

La Palestina aderisce al Tribunale dell’Aja

L’occupazione israeliana dei Territori e i bombardamenti di Gaza. Questi i casi del dossier che i palestinesi presenteranno alla Corte per denunciare le violazioni israeliane. Iniziate le indagini preliminari… 408 more words

Galway International Criminal Court Summer School - Early Bird offer

The ICC Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights will take place from 15-19 June 2015 at NUI Galway. The Summer School comprises a series of intensive and interactive lectures over five days given by leading academics and legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court. 136 more words