Douglas Guilfoyle

About/Bio

Douglas Guilfoyle is Associate Professor of International and Security Law at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He is a 2019-2020 Visiting Legal Fellow with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He blogs in a personal capacity and his views do not represent those of his employer or any other organisation.

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Is the International Criminal Court destined to pick fights with non-state parties?

There have been reports of a communication to the International Criminal Court alleging that the treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang by Chinese authorities constitute international crimes within the Court’s jurisdiction. The jurisdictional basis of the claim is that China’s conduct involved forced deportations to Cambodia and Tajikistan, which are parties to the statute even though China is…

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The International Criminal Court Independent Expert Review: reforming the Court: Part III

  Editor's Note: This post is Part III of a three-part series. Read Part I here and Part II here. In the first two parts of this series of posts, I examined the background to and structure of the 2020 Independent Expert Review (IER) of the International Criminal Court. The IER tasked…

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The International Criminal Court Independent Expert Review: reforming the Court: Part II

  Editor's note: This post is Part II of a three-part series. Read Part I here. In part one of this series of posts, I outlined the background to the 18th International Criminal Court Assembly of State Parties (ASP) adopting a resolution establishing an Independent Expert Review (IER) of the Court to…

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