International Humanitarian Law

[Luke James, LLM. is a security analyst interested in peace processes. He has worked at the ICC, OSCE, British Red Cross, Platform for Peace Humanity, UNV and is an Army Reservist.] On 5 July, Ret. Colonel John Spencer spoke at NATO’s Urban Warfare Conference in London. He described how Ukrainian President Zelensky “turned his civilians into fighters”, telling the Ukrainians citizens...

[Anna Mykytenko is a Senior Legal Adviser and Ukraine Country Manager and Maksym Vishchyk is a Legal Adviser with Global Rights Compliance Foundation. In recent years they have been involved in various projects aimed at strengthening Ukraine's capacity to investigate and prosecute atrocity crimes, including Mobile Justice Teams assisting current conflict-related investigations and the MATRA-Ukraine project ”Strengthening Ukraine’s Capacity to Investigate and Prosecute International...

[Eva Buzo is an Australian lawyer, and the Executive Director of Victim Advocates International . She lived in Cox’s Bazar between November 2017 and September 2019.] At the recent Ukraine Accountability Conference on 14 July in the Hague the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) warned against overdocumentation in Ukraine. In doing so, he used the Rohingya crisis as an example...

[Peter S. Konchak is a lawyer and independent researcher whose work focuses on legal and policy issues in the fields of national security, foreign affairs, and economics.] As the Russo-Ukrainian War enters a phase likely to be defined by protracted attrition warfare, the United States and many of its NATO allies are expanding their efforts to supply Ukraine with vital military...

[Sévane Garibian is a Professor in International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice at the University of Geneva and an Adjunct Professor in Legal Philosophy at the University of Neuchâtel. She is currently leading the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded research project “Right to Truth, Truth(s) through Rights: Mass Crimes Impunity and Transitional Justice” at the University of Geneva. Marion Vironda Dubray is a doctoral...

[Sévane Garibian is a Professor in International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice at the University of Geneva and an Adjunct Professor in Legal Philosophy at the University of Neuchâtel. She is currently leading the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded research project “Right to Truth, Truth(s) through Rights: Mass Crimes Impunity and Transitional Justice” at the University of Geneva. Marion Vironda Dubray is a doctoral...

[Hans Gutbrod (Twitter: @HansGutbrod) is Associate Professor at Ilia State University in Tbilisi and Senior Fellow, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Seton Hall University. He regularly writes on ethics in international affairs. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics.] In the last two years, headlines from Kabul across Karabakh to Kiyv have brought news...

Call for Papers Human Rights and International Investment Law PhD Workshop - Call for Abstracts: The Erasmus Initiative Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity (Erasmus University Rotterdam) is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for a Human Rights and International Investment Law PhD Workshop, taking place online on 27 and 28 October 2022. The Workshop will bring together PhD candidates and investment...

Call for Papers Call for Papers - December 2022 Issue of the Washburn Law Journal: The Washburn Law Journal is soliciting articles for Issue I, Volume 62 of the Journal. The lead Essay for the issue is written by Professor Daniel Bodansky and discusses the UN climate change regime, the Paris Agreement, and COP 26. Each year, Washburn University School of...

[Leslie Johns is a professor of political science and law at UCLA and the author of  Politics and International Law: Making, Breaking, and Upholding Global Rules, that is being published by Cambridge University Press in summer 2022. Máximo Langer is a professor of law at UCLA and his research on universal jurisdiction trials has been published in journals like the...

[Barrister Tapas Baul is a Prosecutor at the International Crimes Tribunal-Bangladesh. He is an Adjunct Faculty of International Criminal Law, Clinical Legal Education and Penal Laws in Jahangirnagar University and Bangladesh Open University.  Mr Aakarsh Banyal is a University Merit Scholar and Shantanu Tomar Scholar at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India.] Introduction The International Crimes Tribunals of Bangladesh is a domestic tribunal established...