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Published Nov. 2, 2017 11:14 AM

On 2 November, PluriCourts received a positive assessment by the Research Council of Norway and will continue for its second term. PluriCourts launches a revised research plan to address increased criticism against several international courts.

The sign outside the International Criminal Court
Published Oct. 27, 2017 3:00 PM

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.

Three fighters, seen as shadows, holding weapons in the sunset.
Published Oct. 27, 2017 2:59 PM

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 Oct. 27, 2017 2:59 PM

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