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…

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The International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands

International Criminal Court and “the situation in Palestine” | Video

Yesterday the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court issued her reply to the many submissions made to the Court by legal academics and others, including seven States, concerning the question whether ‘Palestine’ exists as a state. On our reading, Ms. Bensouda fails to seriously engage with those arguments, preferring instead to re-assert her expansive position.

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Ritual Slaughter Ban violates Religious Freedom

Palestine vs. Israel before the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

The lawfare against Israel has many faces. Next to the case pending before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) (Palestine vs. USA) and the investigation started by the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), a communication has been submitted by Palestine against Israel to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). In…

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Summer School in Jerusalem

The 2020 Summer School for international law and international relations students in Israel

Building on the successful Summer School 2019, thinc. will again organise a two-weeks Summer School for International Law and International Relations students, graduates and practitioners under the title International Law and the Israel-Palestine Conflict Sunday 21 June – Friday 3 July 2020 Jerusalem – Israel Check this site or send an e-mail to ss20@thinc.info for…

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