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ICC in Ivory Coast in 2013. Image: BBC News, from Regarding Rights site

Rethinking the international criminal justice project in the global south

16th December 2016

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Dr. Michelle Burgis-Kasthala is a Research Fellow in the RegNet School of Regulation and Global Governance and member of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ).

In this Regarding Rights blog post, CIGJ’s Michelle Burgis-Kasthala discusses the methodology of mainstream International Criminal Law (ICL) scholarship and Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL), arguing that a TWAIL emphasis on structural violence is a necessary step towards understanding how ICL might help or hinder the realisation of justice and development across Africa, and beyond.

Read the entire blog post on the Regarding Rights blog.

About Regarding Rights:

Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Under the auspices of Professor Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’, Regarding Rights provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

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