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Retaliation and Reprisal, forthcoming in Marc Weller (ed.), Oxford Handbook on the Use of Force, Oxford University Press (2013)
This book chapter explores the evolution of the law on the use of force as it relates to armed reprisals and retaliation, particularly since the adoption of the Charter of the United Nations in 1945. While the preponderance ...
International players fiddle while Syria burns
(The Irish Times, 2013)
The UN Human Rights office estimated that more than 60,000 people have died in Syria's bloody civil war, surpassing the Syrian opposition's estimates by one-third. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay faulted ...
Truth commissions, the European Union and reparations from business
(British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2012-01)
Truth and reconciliation commissions are an increasingly common mechanism used in post-conflict or transitional societies. These commissions might act as means of accountability, establish a record of past events, help ...
International law, literature and interdisciplinarity
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-07-03)
This article analyses the relationship between international law and literature from the point of view of its form of expression. Using insights from Deleuze and Guattari's analysis of Kafka's oeuvre as a ‘minor literature’, ...
Introduction to Post-Conflict Rebuilding and International Law
Considering time in migration and border control practices
Practices within the area of migration and border control are often analysed through a spatial lens. This is understandable: migration studies deal with movement of people across different places and spaces. Internatio ...
Rethinking human rights and culture through female genital surgeries
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015-02)
The article revisits the relationship between culture and human rights through the analysis of one traditionally condemned cultural practice known in human rights law as female genital mutilation. The analysis draws on ...