US measures weaken the slow but sure growth of world law
President Donald Trump’s executive order of 11 June 2020 proposing sanctions against staff and family members of the International Criminal Court weakens the slow but... Read More
The ICC’s ‘new’ crime – powerful states, fear not
This year the International Criminal Court celebrates its fifteenth birthday. Despite its many shortcomings, the fact of its continued existence for a decade and a... Read More
The International Criminal Court Summer School 2016
The Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway is pleased to announce that the annual International Criminal Court Summer School... Read More
Overcoming the status quo – will there be accountability for Israeli leaders?
Choosing not to surrender to the ever-deepening impasse created by Israeli proposals, the PLO has decided to put into effect the State of Palestine’s status... Read More
War crimes in Syria – a missed opportunity for international justice
The war crimes in Syria in the absence of any response from the International Criminal Court (ICC) cry out for a mechanism that prevents international... Read More
Syria and the ICC
There are arguments that to prosecute is to interfere with the right of self-determination of the Syrian people. However, when there is evidence of mass... Read More
Can peace be secured at the expense of justice?
Peace must be secured through justice, and not at the cost of it. A peace that arrives at the cost of justice is unstable, impermanent and underpinned by... Read More