Safeguarding “distinction” inside the wire: Humanitarian-peacekeeper interactions in South Sudan’s Protection of Civilian sites

Following the outbreak of violence in December 2013, tens of thousands—and eventually hundreds of thousands—of internally displaced persons (IDPs) sought refuge at UN bases in South Sudan. These sites came to be referred to as Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites, guarded by forces from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) under a robust PoC […]

Book Review Essay: The International Criminal Court and Its Effects on Active Armed Conflicts – by Ruben Reike

Ruben Reike contributes book review essay  “The International Criminal Court and Its Effects on Active Armed Conflicts” to the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding. The article reviews the following books: The International Criminal Court in Ongoing Intrastate Conflicts: Navigating the Peace–Justice Divide by Patrick S. Wegner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. pp. ix + 333 + […]

The IOW project is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Researcher

The IOW project is looking for a Research Associate / Post-Doctoral Researcher to conduct research on the application of human rights law in armed conflict, and international criminal law; contribute to the writing of books, papers and articles on the extraterritorial application of human rights law, the relationship between human rights law and the law […]

The Bereavement Discourse

Yagil Levy discusses the individualization of the human costs of war in public discourse.

Rebirth of Universal Jurisdiction?

Yuna Han discusses the increase of universal jurisdiction cases. Cross-posted from Ethics and International Affairs blog