• Humanitarian Action on the Front Lines

    Humanitarian Action on the Front Lines

    • March 1, 2017

    by Dominik Stillhart The ICRC is mandated by the international community to assist and protect those affected by conflict or violence, including promoting international humanitarian law, monitoring respect for that law, and assisting people affected by war. This mandate reflects the ideas of Henry Dunant, a private Swiss businessman who witnessed more than 40,000 dead

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  • W.E.B. Du Bois: From Global to Transnational Justice

    W.E.B. Du Bois: From Global to Transnational Justice

    • April 7, 2016

    By Inés Valdez Theories of global justice spring from a genealogy of internationalism that includes the Parliament at The Hague, the League of Nations, and the United Nations. These theories rely on a conceptualization of the West as homogeneously affluent, which limits the recognition of marginalized groups within the West or the possibility that West–non-West

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  • What the Karadžić Verdict Means

    What the Karadžić Verdict Means

    • March 30, 2016

    Radovan Karadžić, the former president of the Bosnian Serb Republic and supreme commander of its armed forces during the 1992–95 war, was convicted on March 24th of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the United Nations war crimes court in The Hague. The 70 year

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