Maale Adumim (© Ammar Awad_Reuters)

Do the Israeli government’s plans to apply its law and jurisdiction to the Jordan Valley and settlement blocs infringe international law?

This is the central question of a Briefing Paper that thinc. released on 25 June 2020. In the Paper, the authors, Prof. Gregory Rose, Dr. Cynthia Day Wallace, Dr. Matthijs de Blois and Mr. Andrew Tucker examine the question vis-a-vis four different principles of international law, and arrive at a clear and decisive conclusion. There…

Ritual Slaughter Ban violates Religious Freedom

Report to the UN: Ritual Slaughter Ban – a Violation of Religious Freedom

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.