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Corporate Violations of International Human Rights

October 17, 2022

On October 31, we led a virtual discussion on possibilities to seek justice when corporations violate rights under international human rights law.


Lisa Sundstrom on Russia, Civil Society, Human Rights and International Law

June 8, 2022

Lisa Sundstrom, the Principal Investigator of ActInCourts Network, spoke with Rights in Russia's Mary Page on the current state of civil society, human rights, and the effect of international law in Russia.


Global Threats to Human Rights Defenders

June 3, 2022

On June 15, we led a virtual discussion on a range of threats to the safety and the work of human rights defenders, particularly those active in cases at international human rights tribunals, and strategies to help protect and support them.


Courtney Hillebrecht on Prospects for ICC Prosecution on Ukraine | The Washington Post

March 23, 2022

Courtney Hillebrecht explains the prospects of ICC prosecution on possible war crimes in Ukraine in the Washington Post Monkey Cage, 


Prosecuting Ecocide: Q&A with Dr. Stavros Pantazopoulos

January 20, 2022

We spoke to Dr. Stavros Pantazopoulos, an expert on the legal aspects of environmental protection during and after armed conflict, on his thoughts after moderating our fifth Scholar-Practitioner Roundtable.


Can we fill the Accountability Gap for Environmental Harm?

January 20, 2022

Our fifth Practitioner-Scholar Roudntable discussed the challenges of defining and prosecuting ecocide and fighting against impunity of environmental crimes in practice.


Does Facebook’s Oversight Board Promote International Human Rights?

October 30, 2021

On October 28th we hosted our fourth ever Practitioner-Scholar Roundtable, where we discussed implications on international human rights around Facebook's Oversight Board.


Dilek Kurban on Kurdish Rights Activism and the Limits of Supranational Justice

October 28, 2021

Read our interview with ActInCourts member Dilek Kurban on her new book, Limits of Supranational Justice: The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict.


Courtney Hillebrecht on Saving the International Justice Regime

October 28, 2021

Read our interview with ActInCourts member Courtney Hillebrecht on her new book, Saving the International Justice Regime.


Lisa Sundstrom on Courting Gender Justice: Russia, Turkey, and the European Court of Human Rights

March 10, 2021

We spoke with Associate Professor Lisa Sundstrom about her new co-authored book, Courting Gender Justice: Russia, Turkey, and the European Court of Human Rights.