Jonas Vernimmen

About/Bio

Jonas Vernimmen is a PhD researcher at KU Leuven’s Human Rights Law department, where he studies the rights of ethnic minorities under the ECHR. He is an alumnus of Columbia Law School (2019) and KU Leuven (2016), did migration work with different NGO’s and interned at the United Nations HQ in New York.

Recently Published

The Gambia’s gamble, and how jurisdictional limits may keep the ICJ from ruling on Myanmar’s alleged genocide against Rohingya

  On 11 November, The Gambia filed an Application instituting proceedings and requesting provisional measures at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to the genocide allegedly committed by Myanmar against the Rohingya (for a first analysis of the Application, see this post by Priya Pillai). As notably reported by The New…

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