Israel faces excruciating dilemmas in its fight to save hostages By Anthony Bergin, Senior Fellow at Strategic Analysis Australia and Prof. Greg Rose (thinc. Research Director) Foreword: This article was published on November 11 and even though some hostages have been released in trade of Palestinian prisoners, this article remains a very important analysis of the background and dilemmas Israel is facing. Israel has agreed to daily military pauses […]
Held on November 7PM CET. Dr. Einat Wilf and Dr. Matthijs de Blois interviewed by Andrew Tucker UN blind to reality Following the 7th October attack, from day one, the United Nations showed that it is blind to reality. For example, on the 9th of October2023 a minute of silence was held in the Security […]
This webinar deals with the question of proportionality and the definition of use of excessive force by the IDF in its war against Hamas in Gaza. Prof Geoffrey Corn from Texas Tech University and Col. (Ret). Miri Eisin, Director of the Institute of Counter Terrorism at Reichmann University offer their expertise in this complex environment […]
Key points of the interview: Iran has been appointed as the chair of UN Human Rights Council 2023 Social Forum – isn’t that strange? It is outrageous because Iran is the most radical regime opposed to human rights and western values. It’s an Islamic Revolutionary regime and through the IRGC (military branch) Iran is creating […]
By Dr. Mathijs de Blois (thinc. Senior fellow) On 27 October 2023, the UN General Assembly (GA), meeting in the framework of the since 1997 ongoing 10th Emergency Special Session, adopted a Resolution on the war that started with the atrocious attack by Hamas and similar terrorist groups on 7 October 2023 on Israeli soil. […]
Proportionality and the armed conflict between Israel and Hamas cum suis By Dr. Matthijs de Blois (Senior Fellow, thinc.). The brutal surprise attack on Israel and its citizens by Hamas and other Islamist militants shocked at least part of the world. The cruelty of the violence against innocent civilians, including babies, children and elderly people is almost beyond comprehension. […]
Prof. Chris de Cock (Brussels and Ghent) and Dr. Elai Rettig (Bar Ilan University) explain the application of international humanitarian law (IHL) to the alleged “humanitarian crisis” in Gaza.
By Matthijs de Blois. The brutal surprise attack on Israel and its citizens by Hamas and other Islamist militants shocked at least part of the world. The cruelty of the violence against innocent civilians, including babies, children and elderly people is almost beyond comprehension. Many agree that Israel has under international law the inherent right […]
This webinar provides an update on the Israel-Hamas conflict, the main challenges facing the State of Israel, how the church should respond, and how nations should get involved. thinc. hosts this webinar with international law experts: Moderator: Andrew Tucker (thinc.) Prof. Avi Bell (Bar Ilan and San Diego Universities) Lt. Col. (Res.) Maurice Hirsch (Jerusalem […]
The status of Jerusalem is one of the main legal issues in the debate on Israel and its relationship to the Palestinian Arabs.
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Is Gaza a state? Many would not agree that Gaza is a State. That does not take away the responsibility of Hamas or other terrorist groups, as well as their members under international law. Also non-state actors are bound by international humanitarian law.
This video is a very interesting conversation with Lieutenant Colonel Maurice. Hirsch from Jerusalem. He’s the former military Advocate General in the West Bank, is currently with the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Hamas is an Islamic fundamentalist organization. It rejects entirely Israel’s existence. It believes that every single part of the land once conquered […]
An important description by Prof. Greg Rose directly from Israel, sharing his perspective personal and through his expertise in International Law. This interview was performed two days after the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7th, 2023 and what lies ahead.
An important overview about the international law aspects of the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7th, 2023 and consequences for both parties. Israel’s asymmetrical war against Hamas There is a perception, and it will grow as this conflict goes on, that Israel is the dominant force, and that it’s using excessive force. We’re likely […]
October 7th , 2023 The Hague Initiative for International Cooperation (thinc.) is a global legal community that promotes the rule of law, peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and justice and security in the Middle East. As a response to this morning’s massacres and illegal terrorist attacks on Israeli villages and cities, October 7th, 2023, […]
By Andrew Tucker, Director, thinc. Israeli-Saudi normalization should not be made conditional on Palestinian statehood As part of the realignment of its global position, the United States is negotiating with Saudi Arabia in the hope of achieving an “Abraham Accord” between the Saudi monarchy and Israel. Israel is being pressured to accept the establishment of […]