Holding multinational corporations accountable for the commission of international environmental crime

By Irene di Valvasone Holding multinational corporations accountable for the commission of international environmental crime: myth or reality? Introduction International offences against the natural environment are serious and widespread, but rarely pursued and punished. The accountability of multinational corporations is controversial, in particular in the form of criminal liability. There

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Addressing Sexual Violence Against the Male Gender: A Legal Perspective

By Tamara Frunse, Stephanie Ere Tobi, Sarah Mohammad Occurrences of sexual violence against men and boys are prevalent in situations of armed conflict, yet they remain largely invisible. In recent years, the issue has increasingly attracted a discourse between academics, policymakers, NGOs and civil society. Nonetheless, very few organizations have taken

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Prosecuting male sexual violence at the ICC: Idealism Or Realism?

By Irene Garofalo Introduction From the 1970s onward, the international community has increasingly given consideration to sexual violence in wartime. In most recent conflicts, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Rwanda, and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, sexual violence has been used as a weapon of war aimed at destroying the enemy both

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