International law protects fighters and civilians differently. Establishing who has been a victim of a war crime and who has been a lawful casualty of war is not always easy.
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.
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- PluriCourts Lunch Seminar: Obligations under the ICCPR to Cooperate with the ICC and the Regional Human Rights Tribunals Oct. 28, 2020 12:15 PM
- PluriCourts Lunch Seminar: Does the Court of Justice of the EU make law in small steps? Nov. 4, 2020 12:15 PM
- PluriCourts Lunch Seminar: Matthias Brinkmann Nov. 11, 2020 12:15 PM
The Application of the Svalbard Treaty Offshore
Sep. 16, 2020 1:37 PM
Chapter written by professor and director at PluriCourts, Geir Ulfstein, and emeritus professor at the University of Dundee, Robin Churchill.
Human Rights Law Protection of Academics and Academic Work – its Importance and Limits
Sep. 16, 2020 10:37 AM
Chapter written by professor and director at PluriCourts, Geir Ulfstein.