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24 June 2021, 12:30-14:00

Resurging Violence in Israel and Palestine

IHL Talks

Destruction in Gaza city following Israeli airstrikes, May 2021 Destruction in Gaza city following Israeli airstrikes, May 2021

This IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal challenges stemming from the resurging violence in Israel and Palestine since May 2021.

In addition to the hostilities in and stemming from the Gaza strip, panelists will touch upon issues pertaining to the situation in the West Bank –  including in neighbourhoods of East Jerusalem like  Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan – such as annexation, forced displacement, and infringements on civil and political rights. The discussion will finally address considerations of criminal accountability, focusing on the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution.

Moderator

  • Émilie Max, Researcher, Geneva Academy

Personal Insight

  • Tamara Aburamadan, LLM. student, Geneva Academy (TBC)

Panelists

  • Marco Sassòli, Professor of International Law, University of Geneva, Faculty Member, Geneva Academy
  • Yael Ronen, Research Fellow, Minerva Center for Human Rights, Hebrew University; Professor of International Law, Academic Center for Science and Law, Hod Hasharon and Academic Editor, Israel Law Review
  • Clive Baldwin, Senior Legal Advisor, Human Rights Watch
  • Nuriya Oswald, International Legal and Advocacy Director, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights

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Resurging Violence in Israel and Palestine

This  IHL Talk discussed the many legal challenges stemming from the resurging violence in #Israel and #Palestine since May 2021.

About IHL Talks

The IHL Talks are a series of events, hosted by the Geneva Academy, on international humanitarian law and current humanitarian topics. Every two months, academic experts, practitioners, policymakers and journalists discuss burning humanitarian issues and their regulation under international law.

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