Sergey Vasiliev

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Sergey Vasiliev is is an Assistant Professor of International and Transnational Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam and a member of the Amsterdam Centre for International Law.

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Not just another ‘crisis’: Could the blocking of the Afghanistan investigation spell the end of the ICC? (Part II)

Part II of this post addresses the larger implications of the PTC’s decision. For part I discussing its treatment of the ‘interests of justice’, see here . Justice and pragmatism In my previous post, I argued that, as a result of the Pre-Trial Chamber’s incorrect interpretation of the ‘interests…

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Not just another ‘crisis’: Could the blocking of the Afghanistan investigation spell the end of the ICC? (Part I)

This is a two-part post on the PTC’s Afghanistan non-investigation decision. Part I discusses the PTC’s analysis of the interests of justice requirement. Part II will focus on the decision’s broader implications.   Judicial meltdown The Decision of Pre-Trial Chamber II of 12 April 2019 to turn down the Prosecutor's 20…

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