Dr. Zvobgo coauthored an article in Foreign Policy with University of British Columbia colleague Genevieve Bates on the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan's decision to suspend the preliminary examination in Colombia. This was the court's longest running examination to date, covering civil war-related abuses since 2002, when Colombia became an ICC member. Read the full article to get Drs. Bates and Zvobgo's take on the implications of the withdrawa
Dr. Zvobgo published an article in Foreign Affairs on the new International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan's first months in office. She argues that he has already failed an important test by letting the United States off the hook for alleged atrocity crimes in Afghanistan. In late September, Khan announced that he would prioritize investigating war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan by the Taliban and ISIS since 2003, and deprioritize "other
Dr. Zvobgo coauthored an article in The Washington Post with USC colleague Kyle Rapp on President Joe Biden's reversal of Trump-era sanctions on International Criminal Court officials. Read their article to learn why ICC personnel were sanctioned in the first place, how the international community responded, and what the change in policy means for U.S.-ICC relations. #InternationalCriminalCourt #US #Afghanistan
Dr. Zvobgo and IJL external fellows, Nastaran Far and Hailey Robertson, coauthored an article in The Washington Post on the International Criminal Court's newly-elected chief prosecutor, Karim Khan. Learn all about him, the contentious election he won, and the challenges he faces when he assumes the top job in June. #InternationalCriminalCourt
Dr. Zvobgo coauthored an article in The Washington Post with Dr. M.P. Broache on the International Criminal Court's investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity by Israeli and Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including Eastern Jerusalem. How does the ICC have jurisdiction over the situation, and how are U.S. and Israeli officials responding? Read to find out! #InternationalCriminalCourt #Israel #Palestine
On September 23, IJL Director, Kelebogile Zvobgo participated in an expert panel convened by the American Society of International Law to discuss the United States' new sanctions regime against the International Criminal Court. The panel deliberated how the sanctions will work and their potential consequences for US domestic and foreign policy. Watch the video here. Panel Members Andrew Boyle, Brennan Center for Justice and ICL IG Co-Chair, Moderator Elizabeth Evenson, Associ
IJL Director, Kelebogile Zvobgo, and IJL Faculty Affiliate, Stephen Chaudoin, wrote an article in The Washington Post on recent U.S. sanctions interference in the International Criminal Court's investigation into possible war crimes by U.S. and non-U.S. forces and intelligence, including the Afghan National Security Forces and the Taliban. The timing of the sanctions seems odd, given the current crises in the areas of health, the economy, and justice. Why order sanctions now?
Lab Director, Kelebogile Zvobgo published an article in The Washington Post on the newly-authorized International Criminal Court investigation into alleged atrocity crimes in Afghanistan, including by US military and intelligence personnel. Follow the link provided to get answers to the following questions: What are the alleged abuses? How does the ICC have jurisdiction over the United States? And, what will ordinary US citizens make of an ICC investigation? #InternationalCri