Aloka Wanigasuriya


Aloka Wanigasuriya is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). Aloka’s PhD project investigates the potential impact of the International Criminal Court in post-Soviet countries. Aloka is an Australian qualified lawyer who has previously worked at Lund University (Faculty of Law), the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, and at the Special Court for Sierra Leone (Trial Chamber II, Prosecutor v Taylor). Aloka has been a visiting researcher at the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University (Australia), Lund University (Sweden), and at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law. Aloka’s research interests lie within the fields of international criminal justice and public international law.

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The ICC concludes its preliminary examination in Crimea and Donbas: What’s next for the situation in Ukraine?

Last week was eventful for the ICC despite the disruption of its work caused by the current pandemic. While everyone tuned in to the live hearings with the expanded list of candidates for the coveted position of the new ICC Prosecutor, the outgoing Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, was busy tidying up her work desk for the incoming Prosecutor by…

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