Leslie Vinjamuri is Co-director of the Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice and a Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the SOAS, University of London.
To prevent atrocities, count on politics first, law later
By: Jack Snyder & Leslie Vinjamuri
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Recent studies pointing to the global deterrent effect of the ICC and international law in reducing atrocities are highly speculative.
Palestine’s accession to the ICC may strengthen peace-first approach
By: Leslie Vinjamuri
While civil society pushes a rights-first agenda in Palestine, resistance towards Palestine’s ICC membership suggests that governments may not embrace this approach.