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16th January 2015

Palestine and the ICC: what's next?

Palestine acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 31 December 2014. On January 6, 2015 the UN Secretary-General confirmed that the Statute will enter into force in Palestine on April 1. My article for the online publication Jurist considers these recent developments Continue Reading...


12th January 2015

The Journal of Palestine Studies publishes my article on the ICC

Since the summer 2014 Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, the calls have grown louder for Palestine to ratify the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court (ICC). Palestinian factions across the political spectrum have indicated that they would support such a move. But in spite of gaining the status of an observer-state at the United Nations, Palestine has yet to join the ICC. While acceding to the Rome Statute and filing the application to the ICC is a relatively straightforward process, there are numerous risk factors involved. This article investigates a variety of possible scenarios and their likely outcomes, including the legal mechanisms necessary for acceding to the Rome Statute, and alternative measures that the Palestinian leadership might envisage. Continue Reading...


9th December 2014

The International Criminal Court on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

The Middle East Institute at The National University of Singapore has published my commentary on the ICC and the Gaza Freedom Flotilla Continue Reading...


10th November 2014

My article in Al Hayat (in Arabic)

My article "Palestinian options at the UN and the International Court of Justice" was published by Al Hayat on page 9 of their newspaper on the 10th November. You can read a scanned copy of the original article in Arabic here Continue Reading...


24th October 2014

Palestinian options at the UN and the International Court of Justice

The European Council on Foreign Relations has just published my latest article on Palestinian options at the UN and the International Court of Justice Continue Reading...


2nd September 2014

Palestine and the International Criminal Court

My article on Palestine and the International Criminal Court has been published by the European Council on Foreign Relations, which you can read here. Continue Reading...


5th January 2013

Review in the Berkeley Journal of International Law

From Coexistence to Conquest has just been reviewed in the Berkeley Journal of International Law which you can read here. Continue Reading...


5th January 2013

Review Article of my book in The Modern Law Review

The following review article of my book From Coexistence to Conquest has just been published in The Modern Law Review. The review article is by Professor Anthony Carty, the Sir Y K Pao Chair of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, on leave from the University of Aberdeen. It is entitled, "Israel’s Legal Right to Exist and the Principle of the Self-determination of the Palestinian People?". You can read the review here. Continue Reading...


7th September 2012

From Coexistence reviewed in Revue belge de droit international

You can read a review of my book in la Revue belge de droit international Continue Reading...


14th May 2012

Review Essay of my book published

Professor Robert Wintemute of King's College London has published the following review essay "Europe’s Last Colony: 1918 Palestine’s Arab Majority, Jewish Immigration, and the Justice of Founding Israel Outside Europe" for the Journal of Social and Legal Studies. Continue Reading...




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“This is an elegant and forceful narrative by a young Palestinian scholar.”

— Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992-1997)

From Coexistence to Conquest

Read more advance praise for From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1891-1949

 
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