The Topography of African Resistance to the ICC: Between Sovereignty and Atrocity

Line Engbo Gissel, Kerstin Bree Carlsson

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Abstract

The paper argues that four pathologies of international criminal law has exacerbated the gap between international norms and the reality of world order. Being at the bottom of international hierarchy African states push back against the ICC as the contemporary expression of international criminal law and, by extension, international law.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date24 Aug 2018
Publication statusPublished - 24 Aug 2018
EventECPR general Conference 2018 - Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Duration: 22 Aug 201825 Aug 2018
https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=115
https://ecpr.eu/Events/Content.aspx?ID=377&EventID=115 (Link to conference)

Conference

ConferenceECPR general Conference 2018
LocationUniversität Hamburg
CountryGermany
CityHamburg
Period22/08/201825/08/2018
Internet address

Bibliographical note

Paper presented at the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), 22-25 August 2018

Keywords

  • Africa
  • International Criminal Court
  • International Criminal Law

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Gissel, L. E., & Bree Carlsson, K. (2018). The Topography of African Resistance to the ICC: Between Sovereignty and Atrocity. Paper presented at ECPR general Conference 2018, Hamburg, Germany.
Gissel, Line Engbo ; Bree Carlsson, Kerstin. / The Topography of African Resistance to the ICC: Between Sovereignty and Atrocity. Paper presented at ECPR general Conference 2018, Hamburg, Germany.
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