Author: John Heieck

[John Heieck is the Lecturer of Public International Law at the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies.] On 17 March 2016, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that ‘Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Yazidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims. Daesh is genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology, and by actions, in what...