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Take a look through external analysis of cases documented by this initiative as well as broader commentary on issues related to arms trade litigation. Use the filters to search for opinion pieces and academic journals, as well as podcasts, live events and more.

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16 February 2024

ICJ decision on South Africa's request for additional provisional measures on South Africa v Israel (application of Genocide Convention)

International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) refused South Africa's request for additional provision measures to safeguard Rafah, Gaza amid Israel's plans for a military offensive on the city.

10 February 2024

Challenging Weapons Transfers to Israel

Jack McGrath | Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

On 16 January 2024, the Forum on the Arms Trade and the Arms Trade Litigation Monitor co-organised a virtual panel focusing on legal efforts in the Netherlands and the US to block international weapons transfers to Israel amid the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

02 February 2024

Nicaragua calls on UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada to immediately halt the supply of arms, ammunition, technology and/or components to Israel

Kawsachun News

Nicaragua calls on UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada to immediately halt the supply of arms, ammunition, technology and/or components to Israel as they may have been used to facilitate or commit acts of genocide in Gaza.

26 January 2024

Unpacking the Int’l Court of Justice Judgment in South Africa v Israel (Genocide Case)

Ryan Goodman and Siven Watt | Just Security

Just Security provides context on the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) decision on the case brought by South Africa against Israel under the Genocide Convention.

26 January 2024

ICJ judgement on South Africa v Israel (application of Genocide Convention)

International Court of Justice

International Court of Justice (ICJ) issues its order on Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel)

16 January 2024

Arming the War in Israel-Palestine: Legal Considerations

Co-organised by the Arms Trade Litigation Monitor and the Forum on the Arms Trade

This event provides an opportunity to learn about and discuss some of the legal challenges asking for transparency in or a stop to the provision of weapons to Israel in the context of the current Israel-Gaza conflict, amid the broader context of increased litigation around arms transfers.

20 January 2020

Complicity in War Crimes through (Legal) Arms Supplies?

Kai Ambos | EJIL:Talk!

This blog post considers whether criminal complicity under international law is possible when exports are licenced by national authorities, in light of the communication to the OTP and with a particular focus on the German system.

14 January 2020

Extraterritorial Obligations of Arms Exporting Corporations: New Communication to the ICC

Marina Aksenova and Linde Bryk | Opinio Juris

This blog post provides explanation and analysis of two central aspects of the submission to the Office of the Prosecutor, namely its focus on corporate actors and the interpretation of complicity of corporate actors under the Rome Statute.

18 October 2019

Individual Criminal Liability for Arms Exports under the ICC Statute: A Case Study of Arms Exports from Europe to Saudi-led Coalition Members Used in the War in Yemen

Linde Bryk and Miriam Saage-Maaß | Journal of International Criminal Justice

This article examines the circumstances under which corporate officers responsible for weapons exports can be criminally liable as accomplices to war crimes under Article 25(3)(c) of the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).