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Analysis: Constitutional Aspects of Treaty Withdrawal — South Africa and the Rome Statute

By Dr Caitlin Goss. Dr Goss is a Lecturer in Law at the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland, Australia. She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Oxford, where she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law,  and she works on comparative constitutional law and international law. 1,796 more words

The ICC: Better Health than Ever

Despite its relatively young lifespan as a judicial institution, there are many that have written the ICC off as ineffective. This position was supported in recent times with calls from the African Union to start a mass exit following allegations of the Court having an African bias. 234 more words

How powerful are the United Nations and the International Criminal Court

The power and influence of two major contemporary global actors – the United Nations and the International Criminal Court is both widely acclaimed and criticised. The United Nations is hamstrung with its unavoidable and inherent paradox of the preservation of state sovereignty as sacred, whilst counter-intuitively aiming to encourage international cooperation which at times requires the restriction of state sovereignty to meet its aims to keep peace throughout the world, whilst fulfilling its role as an institution of global governance in maintaining international peace and security. 1,106 more words


Mosul: How Do Terrorists Get Their Hands On Chemical Weapons and Why is No-one Concerned?

In February 2017, the Daily Star reported the suspected assassination of Abu Yaha al-Iraq, socalled “engineer” behind ISIS’s stash of horrifying Chlorine bombs.

It is since January however, that the UN and other sources have been reporting on the potential for ISIS/ Daesh to obtain and make use of chemical weapons – which, if it were to proven – would represent a clear breach of international law and thus a war crime. 353 more words


Australia Will Press International Criminal Court (ICC) on Attacks Against Israel

FEBRUARY 26, 2017 15:54

Sources dismiss speculation Netanyahu made any contact with Indonesian president in Australia.

The entrance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is seen in The Hague. 510 more words

Australian Offshore Detention Centers


Global Legal Action Network (GLAN)

Stanford International Human Rights Clinic (SIHRC)

Ferrovial, a large Spanish infrastructure company


GLAN and SIHRC have submitted a petition to the International Criminal Court alleging that Australia’s offshore immigration detention centers constitute a crime against humanity. 639 more words