The status of Jerusalem is one of the main legal issues in the debate on Israel and its relationship to the Palestinian Arabs.
Early December 2022, thinc. published “Two States for Two Peoples?” – a comprehensive study of the European Union’s approach to creating a Palestinian state. The report, launched in the European Parliament, explores the main features of the EU two-state policy, how it has failed so far, and how to proceed consistent with legal, historical, and political […]
The UNHRC ongoing Commission of Inquiry into Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (Res. S-30/1) – a fundamentally flawed institution
An extensive analysis of the UNHRC’s ongoing Commission of Inquiry (Res. S-30/1), leading to radical conclusions and recommendations,
Two reports in which definitions and claims of apartheid in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that delegitimise the State of Israel are deconstructed, exposing the premeditated attempts of powerful NGOs to delegitimise the Jewish State.
The Hague Statement of jurists summarizes the conclusions of a 2-day conference about the legal implications of UNSC Resolution 2334 and the 2004 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice re. the Israel-Palestine conflict.
The International Legal Forum answers fequently raised questions about Israel’s defensive operation against Hamas in Gaza.
Report of the Briefing by Prof. Geoffrey Corn d.d. 19 May 2021.
The International Legal Forum recently published a report ’Summary of Trends & Key Events of 2020 – Looking Ahead Towards 2021‘. A report full of pratical insights w.r.t. anti-Semitism and delegitimization.
Do the Israeli government’s plans to apply its law and jurisdiction to the Jordan Valley and settlement blocs infringe international law?
This is the central question of a Briefing Paper that thinc. released on 25 June 2020. In the Paper, the authors, Prof. Gregory Rose, Dr. Cynthia Day Wallace, Dr. Matthijs de Blois and Mr. Andrew Tucker examine the question vis-a-vis four different principles of international law, and arrive at a clear and decisive conclusion. There […]
In 2018, the State of Israel turned 70, but it has never been fully accepted as a member of the international community. Notwithstanding peace agreements with Egypt and Jordan, conflict between Israel and some of its neighbors in the region is looming. And peace between Israel and the Palestinians seems as far away as ever. Why?
The Israeli Products Labelling Controversy – Imposing Politically-Motivated Opinions in the Name of Law
The Opinion of AG Hogan at the ECJ in the Psagot Winery case is scrutinized. Conclusion: the AG’s Opinion seems more an expression of political belief than a correct legal opinion based on a sound interpretation and fair application of international law.
On 28th and 29th June 2017, 24 international lawyers and experts in the field of international law, from 12 nations, convened at the Peace Palace in The Hague to discuss the legal implications of UNSC Resolution 2334 and the 2004 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Res 2334 refers to the […]