Together with the International Legal Forum, thinc. has made a submission to the ‘Report to the UN General Assembly on Eliminating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief’ to report that the Ban on Ritual Slaughter as recently issued in Belgium violates the Freedom of Religion and threatens the existence of Jewish and Muslim communities in Europe and beyond.
Fundamental to the rule of law is equal treatment and non-arbitrary, fair application of law. Instead, the International Criminal Court (ICC) exemplifies UN politicisation of international law principles and bureaucratic corruption of the rule of law, at extravagant cost. Read more.
On 25 April 2020 we commemorate and celebrate the Centenary of the San Remo Resolution. Why is the San Remo Resolution so important? In April 1920, the Principal Allied Powers of World War I convened at Villa Devachan in San Remo, Italy, to resolve some outstanding issues pertaining to the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. One…
The thinc. Summer School 2020 will be postponed due to COVID-19.
Today, an Application to submit written Observations regarding the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate alleged war crimes in the “State of Palestine” was filed to the ICC in The Hague.
On Wednesday 29 January 2020, a symposium will be held at the University of Maastricht about the Israel-Palestine conflict and the future of the Two-state Solution. The symposium is organised by StandWithUs Nederland in cooperation with thinc. The objective of the symposium is to present and discuss specific aspects of the conflict which often are…