(Don’t) Call ‘Em Mercenaries
Much like the invasion of Iraq did two decades ago, the attack on Ukraine has yanked legal terminology and arguments from international law to the public forum, prompting legal academics...
How Pressing ‚ENTER‘ Gets You to The Hague
The offensive use of cyber capabilities is well documented. Most recently, the Russian invasion into Ukraine has been preceded and accompanied by multiple cyber operations both from State actors and...
Is ‘Cyberwar’ Fought with Weapons?
How do – and should – we classify offensive cyber capabilities? Particularly in the context of international humanitarian law, the question whether offensive cyber capabilities are weapons, means of warfare,...
Livestream: COVID-19 Vaccinations and Human Rights
The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated political, academic, and societal debates for the past one and a half years. As soon as they became available in late 2020, COVID-19 vaccines...
Livestream: The COVID-19 Vaccination Gap, Human Rights, and Patent Waivers
The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated political, academic, and societal debates for the past one and a half years and been a dramatic reminder of the fact that health is a...
Can Bangladesh preserve the Brahmaputra?
Disputes between riparian states over their shared freshwater resources are as old as time and China and India have long been engaged in a race to exploit the Brahmaputra. The...
The new era of disinformation wars
While the manipulation of photographs has traditionally been deemed a State intelligence privilege, today’s technological evolution allows anyone to effortlessly modify digital material – deepfakes being the newest, and arguably...