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Evolving Legal Norms of Armed Conflict and the Fight Against Terrorism: A Multidisciplinary Analysis
10/12/2009

The Global Law Forum is hosting a conference in December in cooperation with the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. More information will be posted here as the conference date gets closer.

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Conference: Hamas, the Gaza War, and Accountability under International Law
Conference: Hamas, the Gaza War, and Accountability under International Law
01/08/2009

This conference, held on June 18, 2009, attempted to fill the gap by critically examining the laws of war and laws of terrorism and genocide and their application to Hamas and its supporters and allies. The conference aimed to produce workable suggestions for increasing legal accountability for Hamas and other similar non-state violators of international law in the age of terrorism.

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War Crimes in the Gaza War
20/02/2009

Professor Avi Bell gave a briefing at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on the subject, "War Crimes in the Gaza War," on Monday, February 9, at 4:00 p.m.

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60 Years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Genocide Convention
11/12/2008

Together with Bar Ilan University’s Faculties of Law and Political Science and NGO Monitor, the Global Law Forum is sponsoring a conference entitled "Sixty Years Since the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Genocide Convention: Evaluating the Record." The conference will take place on December 9-10, in Jerusalem and at Bar Ilan University.

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Ending Impunity or Decreasing Accountability: Averting Abuse of Universal Jurisdiction
Ending Impunity or Decreasing Accountability: Averting Abuse of Universal Jurisdiction
27/11/2008

The Global Law Forum, with sponsorship from the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Henry Jackson Society, hosted a conference in London on November 26 entitled "Ending Impunity or Decreasing Accountability: Averting Abuse of Universal Jurisdiction " The conference will deal with the issue of state courts extending their domestic jurisdiction to criminally and civilly punish foreign nationals who committed crimes or torts in foreign locations and foreign persons.

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The War On Israel and The Genocide Convention
04/11/2008

The Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust will be hosting an event entitled "The War on Israel and the Genocide Convention," featuring Professor Avi Bell. The event will take place on November 4, 2008 at Touro College in New York.

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State-Sanctioned Incitement to Genocide: What Can Be Done?
24/09/2008

Genocide Watch, International Association of Genocide Scholars, Yale University's Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs are holding a conference on September 23rd entitled "State-Sanctioned Incitement to Genocide: What Can Be Done?" The conference will take place in Washington, D.C. at the Hyatt Regency. Live broadcasting will appear on this website.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to the Arab-Israeli and Persian-Israeli Conflict, With Special Attention to the Case against Ahmadinejad
16/09/2008

The Global Law Forum is presenting a luncheon briefing by Professor Avi bell on the subject of "Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to the Arab-Israeli and Persian-Israeli Conflict, With Special Attention to the Case against Ahmadinejad." It was be held on September 16, 2008 at the American Jewish Committee Offices in New York, NY.

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 Israel at 60: Its Historical and Legal Rights Still Challenged?
Israel at 60: Its Historical and Legal Rights Still Challenged?
09/08/2008

The year 2008 marks sixty years since the establishment of the State of Israel. Yet, today, notwithstanding a 1922 League of Nations Mandate affirming the Jewish people's right to reconstitute itself in its ancient homeland, Israel's fifty-nine year membership in the United Nations and its extraordinary achievements, the very legitimacy of a Jewish state remains an issue of public debate

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