Balancing ‘the International’ and ‘the Domestic’: Sanctions & ICC complementarity

CICJ researchers Beatriz Mayans Hermida and Barbora Holá, recently published the article “Balancing ‘the International’ and ‘the Domestic’: Sanctions under the ICC Principle of Complementarity” in the Journal of International Criminal Justice. In the article, the authors look into the sentencing of international crimes at the domestic level,  the role that they play in the…

CICJ appoints three new board-members for two-year term

Francesca Anzovino, Gabriele Chlevickaite and Maarten Bolhuis have been appointed as the new board of CICJ. The new board will serve a two-year term. If you’re looking to come in touch with CICJ, you can reach us at cicj [at] vu.nl. The new board thanks the previous board and in particular the former directors Barbora…

PhD defence Eva Whitehead on soldiers disobeying illegal orders

On 9 February, from 13.45 CET, CICJ researcher Eva Whitehead will defend her PhD thesis entitled “Breaking the Chain of Command. Toward a theoretical framework: Explaining how and why soldiers disobey illegal orders.” Given the recent information about the atrocities committed by Australian special forces in Afghanistan a very topical subject indeed. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic,…