Now also available online as an open source document “The Educational Value of IHL Clinics: The Examples of Leiden and Bochum" in the Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (JILPAC, HuV) by our KGF director Prof. Robert Heinsch and Lotte Chevalier, LL.M. at https://elibrary.bwv-verlag.de/article/99.105025/huv201803022501

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Just fresh off the press: "The Educational Value of International Humanitarian Law Clinics: The Examples of Leiden and Bochum" written by our KGF director Prof. Robert Heinsch and KGF alumni Ms. Lotte Chevalier, LL.M. The article is published in the latest edition of the Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (HuV), available at https://elibrary.bwv-verlag.de/article/99.105025/huv201803022501.

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Our 4th annual #IHL Clinic Exchange Conference has come to an end. It was an amazing experience! Thanks to everyone who made this possible, students, colleagues and especially the team from RomaTre! Leiden Law School Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies Emory University School of Law המרכז הבינתחומי הרצליה - IDC Herzliya

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Our 4th annual IHL Clinic Exchange conference finished yesterday with an excellent panel: Prof. Mauro Politi sharing his experiences as a former ICC judge, a military prosecutor of the Rome Mil. Court of Appeals on the domestic prosecution of WWII crimes, and Prof. O'Keefe, explaining why the future of int. criminal justice is and should be domestic. @KGFLeiden @ leidenlaw

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Very interesting presentation by Dr. Ahmed Khalifa on "Reconstructing the discourse of IHL from a comparative approach" during the 3rd day of our IHL Clinic Exchange Conference at Roma Tre University...

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On 16 December, our KGF director Prof. Robert Heinsch had the opportunity to explain the structure and mission of our Leiden IHL Clinic to other current and potential IHL Clinic Directors in the context of our 4th annual IHL clinic Exchange Conference at Roma Tre University in Italy.

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Fascinating lecture during our IHL Clinic Exchange Conference by @EmilianoBuis on 'Emotive Language and the Affective Regulation of Armed Conflict'. Can a sentimental narrative help understand (/interpret) and promote compliance with IHL? @KGFLeiden @LeidenLaw 2018 IHL clinic exchange conference.

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Very proud and happy that our KGF‘s IHL Clinic students of Leiden Law School are able to participate in our 5-day IHL clinic exchange conference at Roma Tre University together with our sister IHL clinics from Emory Law Shool and IDC Herzliya!

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Last week, a blogpost was published by our guest researcher Daniel Møgster on EJIL:Talk!, the blog of the European Journal of International Law. The post examines General Comment no. 36 on the right to life, adopted by the Human Rights Committee, and the extraterritorial application of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Click the link and find out how the General Comment represents a step in the direction of universal human rights protection!

Only 2,5 week until the 4th IHL Clinic Exchange Conference will take place, this year in Rome, Italy. We are looking forward to engaging again with our colleagues from the IHL Clinics at RomaTre, Emory University, המרכז הבינתחומי הרצליה - IDC Herzliya and Ruhr-Universität Bochum, as well as with our cooperation partner the International Committee of the Red Cross. One of the themes that will be addressed during the lectures and workshops of the conference is the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute.

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