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  • soldat-vapen
    Lawful casualty or victim of a war crime? Jan. 26, 2018 9:15 AM

    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.

  • Three fighters, seen as shadows, holding weapons in the sunset.
    They can't be that dangerous, they're only women 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.

  • conflict(1)
    Lawyers in problematic dual role as arbitrators 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.

  • lhbti-507
    Do gay asylum seekers have to feel shame? 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.

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