Gerhard Kemp

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Gerhard Kemp is Professor of Criminal Law at Bristol Law School, University of the West of England and Extraordinary Professor of Public Law at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He also serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, Cape Town. Gerhard is a fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies and is a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung research fellowship. He has published widely on aspects of criminal law, comparative criminal law, international criminal law, and transitional justice.

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Apartheid as a form of genocide: Reflections on South Africa v Israel  

On 12 December 2023, Mathu Joyini, South Africa’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, told the 10th Emergency Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly, that the large-scale Israeli military operation in Gaza, following the 7 October attacks, had ‘illustrated that Israel is acting contrary to its obligations in terms of the Genocide Convention’. She added that,…

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