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Beyond the peace deal: defending human rights in “post-conflict” Colombia

November 30, 2016

By: Felix Manig On November 24, the Colombian state and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a historic peace agreement in a display of political maturity and determination. Despite the initial ‘No’ vote and consequent rejection of a peace agreement by the public in October, the two sides quickly put forward the amended … Continue reading “Beyond the peace deal: defending human rights in “post-conflict” Colombia”


To kill or to capture? The conundrum facing the Supreme Court and military operations

February 23, 2016

By: W. M. Hart On 4 February 2016, heads of state and international organisations gathered in Westminster to discuss aid to Syria. At the same time, a mere stone’s throw away in the Supreme Court, the UK Government was finishing its argument in a case which could have profound impact on the way the UK … Continue reading “To kill or to capture? The conundrum facing the Supreme Court and military operations”


Gambling with impunity: al-Bashir, South Africa & the ICC

June 22, 2015

By Beatrice Tesconi: News that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s jet had taken off from a military base in Pretoria last Monday sparked two starkly different reactions. Upon his arrival in Khartoum, Bashir received a hero’s welcome from hundreds of supporters cheering his safe return home in defiance of a South African court order barring his departure. … Continue reading “Gambling with impunity: al-Bashir, South Africa & the ICC”


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