13 Oct 2014
#2 Live Blog by Mehmet Kurt on Demonstrations in Mardin, Turkey
The small town of Siirt, Kurtalan, has been the scene of intense protests in the last few days. Demonstrators set the municipality building on fire and a small number of casualties were reported. The mayor, Nevzat Karatay, won the local election last March as a candidate of the ruling party, AKP. Although it wasn’t expected by the locals, it...
12 Oct 2014
Legal intern position
The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) is looking for an intern to lead a project on informal settlement...
12 Oct 2014
Live Blog by Mehmet Kurt on Demonstrations in Mardin, Turkey
Last night was a long one. The demonstrations continued almost all night long and in the morning the remnants of the...
During the course of the 20th century newly emerging, and well established, states killed and plundered on a grand scale. However, these acts of barbarity have not met silence. Indeed, diverse communities of resistance around the world have, and continue to, censure domestic and foreign governments for trammelling fundamental human rights norms.
Border Controls in Europe: Policies and Practices Outside the Law (Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 4-28)
The forced migrant to Europe is hostage to a tight “migration-security nexus”, their conversion into a globally ubiquitous “illegal” presence facilitated by the incorporation of the global security industry into the region’s system of external border controls. The European Union not only outsources its border control activities to private security concerns (as well as third-party states), but also consults them on the direction of its policies, adopting their discourse and practices. It is using their expertise to meld member states’ border technology into an apparatus of...
Wars of Choice or Crime? The National Interest, State Crime and Official Overseas British Military Interventions Since 1945 (Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 29-49)
The Political and Military Value of the “Set Piece” Killing Tactic in East Tyrone 1983–1992 (Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 50-72)
22 Jul 2014
MH17 is a crime, and so is the reckless bombardment of all civilian spaces
The great critic of American foreign policy, Noam Chomsky, has a simple yet...
9 Jul 2014
Forced evictions in Israel-Palestine
By Amelia Smith and Penny Green...
18 Jul 2014
The War on Gaza: Israeli state crime and western complicity
18 Jul 2014
International Crimes, International Headlines – Comparing MH17 and Gaza
29 Nov 2012
Gaza Demonstration in London
23 Nov 2012
Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza
Israel (and the Occupied Palestinian Territories)
11 Aug 2014
Why Bougainville Landowners Oppose Rio Tinto’s Return
Once more Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) is in the...
24 Jul 2014
ISCI Condemns Demolition Exercise at Paga Hill
UK Human Rights Body Condemns Demolition Exercise at Paga Hill...
16 Jul 2014
‘Villagisation’ and State Crime in Ethiopia’s Gambella Region
15 Sep 2014
The Demolition of Paga Hill: Testimony Project
21 May 2012
This was not an eviction it was a crime – The Paga Hill demolition