ISIS Legal Dilemma

An invitation from Al Jazeera to comment on what Britain should do with returning ISIS fighters.   The current international criminal justice system (CJS) is neither set up nor capable of dealing with ISIS soldiers, who have committed war crimes against civilians.  Britain is one of a few countries with a CJS that can deal fairly and transparently with war criminals, taking account of the needs of victims and the balance between punishment and rehabilitation.

The International Criminal Court earned a good reputation for its work in the Balkans, but it has failed the effectiveness test in Libya, where none of the crimes against humanity have been resolved.

Layout 1

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s