Maria Varaki

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Dr. Maria Varaki is a lecturer in international law at the War Studies Department, King's College London. Before moving to London she was a senior research fellow with the Erik Castren Institute of International Law and Human Rights in Helsinki, working on an Aristotelian theory of ethics for global governance.

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Afghanistan and the ‘interests of justice’; an unwise exercise?

It has been more than a week now that a reference to the ‘interests of justice’ has highjacked the international criminal law blogosphere. The recent decision by the International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) to reject the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP)'s request for authorization to open an investigation in the Afghanistan situation, solely on the basis…

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