Rainbow jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court?
On 8 November 2017, something happened which can be seen as a milestone for gay rights: a communication was submitted to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that includes crime...
- Critical Race Perspectives on International Law
We need to talk about ‘race’
“Race is the child of racism, not the father,” writes Ta-Nehisi Coates in “Between the World and Me”. Such understanding of race, not as an empirical category but as a category for analysing power ...
- Feminist Critiques of International Courts
Feminism and the International Criminal Court – still an issue?
While the International Criminal Court (ICC) has always been subject to criticism and is maybe currently facing its biggest crisis with member states withdrawing, the things that are actually going...
The ICC’s Al Mahdi verdict on the destruction of cultural heritage: two steps forward, one step back?
On 27 October 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi of war crimes related to the destruction of protected cultural heritage in Mali under article 8(2)(e)(iv)...