Briefings and lectures by experts about International Law in the context of current affairs in Israel and the Middle East.
Report of the Briefing by Prof. Geoffrey Corn d.d. 19 May 2021.
The current situation in Israel is an example of an a-symmetric conflict: a terror organisation (HAMAS) wages war against a democratic state (Israel).
Prof. Geoffrey Corn (USA) will tell what International Humanitarian Law says about this.
Proportionality… It is not the number of causalities that determines proportionality but the necessity of the military action balanced against the potential civilian loss.
Two books examine the details behind arguments about the legality of settlements – a review by Prof. Eugene Kontorovich.
Prof. Joseph Spoerl compares the different approaches taken by Palestinians and Germans to the dislocations that avoidable wars of their own causing inflicted on these two peoples in the 1940s.