Research Talent Grant awarded to CICJ researchers

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Research Talent Grant to CICJ/NSCR researchers Barbora Hola, Catrien Bijleveld, and Gabriele Chlevickaite for a PhD project on the credibility and reliability of insider witnesses at international criminal courts and tribunals. Insider witness testimony is both the strongest and the weakest link in international criminal…

Report on business involvement in international crimes

CICJ researchers prof. Wim Huisman and dr. Marjolein Cupido have written a report on business involvement in international crimes for the upcoming conference of the Association International de Droit Penal (AIDP). The report discusses the Dutch experience with prosecuting businessmen for international crimes and sets out the possibilities and limitations for establishing individual criminal responsibility for…

Barbora Hola receives NWO tenure track position at NSCR

Dr. Barbora Hola is one of four female scholars who have been given a five-year position in the first round of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Women In Science Excel (WISE) programme. The tenure track programme provides dr. Hola with the opportunity to continue or develop her own research group and ultimately advance to…

Report on identification of jihadism in the immigration process

On 14 November, the Dutch Minister of Security and Justice sent a report on the identification of jihadism in the immigration process to parliament. The research was carried out by Joris van Wijk and Maarten Bolhuis of CICJ. The research answers the question what the current set up regarding identification and exchange of information regarding jihadism…

CICJ researchers appointed national rapporteurs AIDP conference

CICJ researchers prof. Wim Huisman and dr. Marjolein Cupido have been appointed as national rapporteurs for the upcoming conference of the Association International de Droit Penal (AIDP). Together with dr. Mark Hornman (assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam), they will conduct research into individual liability for business involvement in international crimes. The research results will…