Shahd Hammouri recalls Allende’s speech and traces the spirals of history – the discourse and conduct – that over time led to the gradual exclusion of economic and corporate matters from public international law, and the normalisation of such a state of affairs.
Shrimoyee Nandini Ghosh reflects on the historical trajectories and consequences of the international community’s domestication of Kashmir, and maps how the Indian legal order serves to simultaneously effectuate and erase the conditions of militarized occupation, armed conflict and complex permanent emergency in Kashmir.
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui discusses her monograph, ‘Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism’, with Ntina Tzouvala.
Mohammad Shahabuddin elucidates in a new book why minorities are often marginalized in postcolonial states, through identifying three visions of the postcolonial state, and tracing the operations of international law therein.
A running list of commentary on the Covid-19 pandemic from perspectives and sensibilities broadly relevant to third world approaches to international law.
Compiled by Ernesto Hernández-López
Raiss Tinmaung & Azeezah Kanji reflect on attending the ICJ hearing on Myanmar’s responsibility for genocide against the Rohingya people.
Souheir Edelbi reviews Carola Lingaas’ The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law (Routledge, 2019).
Catherine Connolly reflects on the use of war metaphors in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the violence of ongoing sanctions, and the need for solidarity in the face of alienation.
A short message from the TWAIL Review editorial collective as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold.