2017

Three fighters, seen as shadows, holding weapons in the sunset.
Published Sep. 28, 2017 11:36 AM

Female foreign fighters are framed as delusional, emotionally unstable, and naïve jihadi brides in search of a husband. This narrative can be dangerous, explains Ester Strømmen at PluriCourts.

Published Sep. 5, 2017 4:53 PM

New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration. 

Published June 26, 2017 8:03 AM

Norwegian immigration authorities are on the lookout for shame, taboo and stigma when they assess the sexual orientation of asylum seekers. This practice is problematic and may violate human rights, says a researcher.

The sign outside the International Criminal Court
Published May 29, 2017 8:22 AM

In April more than 30 people were killed by a chemical weapon attack in Syria. Despite clear evidence that serious international crimes have been committed, and despite numerous calls to hold those responsible to account, the international criminal justice system seems, at present at least, to be impotent.

Published Feb. 6, 2017 1:28 PM

People face great differences in their access to international courts. "The courts are facing several challenges to become more independent, open, and accessible to the people," says researcher.