Alexandre Skander Galand


Alexandre Skander Galand is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow on the ERC-funded project The Individualisation of War: Reconfiguring the Ethics, Law and Politics of Armed Conflict – based at the European University Institute (EUI) and the University of Oxford. He holds a Ph.D. from the EUI and has previously worked as a Legal Analyst for United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) within the framework of the War Crimes Justice Project. He is a member of the Barreau du Québec, Canada.

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The Situation Concerning the Mavi Marmara at the ICC: What might the next move of the Prosecutor be?

In early summer 2010, around fifty people were seriously injured and ten Turkish nationals died on a vessel which was part of the ‘Freedom Flotilla’: the Mavi Marmara ship. The incident saw the establishment of a UN Human Rights Council fact-finding mission, a separate panel of inquiry appointed by the UN Secretary-General, a Turkish…

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The Situation Concerning the Islamic State: Carte Blanche for the ICC if the Security Council Refers?

At a meeting of the UN Security Council held on 27 March 2015, the possibility of a referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC) of the situation relating to the so-called Islamic State (IS aka ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) was vigorously discussed. At that meeting, which was convened by France and chaired by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius…

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