Mia Swart describes the pivotal role of Judge Trindade in bridging diverse jurisdictions by citing the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Court of Human and People’s Rights at the International Court of Justice to foster a more comprehensive and unified approach to global human rights protection.
Godwin Eli Kwadzo Dzah delves into the historical roots of the ‘new’ human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment in international law, highlighting Africa’s pioneering contributions and challenging the marginalisation of its role in the evolving global narrative.
Gervaise Savvias reflects on how critical understandings of race are side-lined in international criminal law by the prevailing influences of neo-colonialism, neo-imperialism, and capitalism. International criminal law simply reflects existing inequalities and cannot be expected to be a driving force for racial justice.
Shahd Hammouri examines the cyclical interrelations of micro-fascisms through the lens of a classroom discussion on war economies, and an iconic piece of Egyptian cinema.
Amar Bhatia interviews Beverly Jacobs, Jeffery G. Hewitt, and Sylvia McAdam (Saysewahum) about international law and the continuing system of Indigenous treaties, ceremonies and protocols that predate western colonial international law.
Vasuki Nesiah traces how the movement for the NIEO represented the formerly-colonized challenging the hierarchies of knowledge and governance that was embedded in the world’s economic and racial orderings.
Incidental to her travel to Lisbon in July 2022 alongside others who attended the 2022 Law and Society Association’s annual meeting, Anamika Misra reflects upon the persistence of the Portuguese colonial legacy, approaching the visibility of this legacy in the streets of Lisbon.
Our third issue of the journal is now available.
Invitación a simposio, 5 de diciembre de 2022.
Statement published on 29th November 2022 to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.