Australia’s Office of the Special Investigator: to what extent can victims participate in potential war crimes prosecutions?
By Mary FlanaganAn Office of Special Investigator (OSI) is currently undertaking an unprecedented investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel in Afghanistan. The allegations concern unlawful killings, inhuman treatment of prisoners, competition... Read more
By Dr. Ali Masoudi LamraskiPhysically removing weapons users or controllers from the battlefield has been considered the primary driving factor for advancements in military weapons technology. This tendency has led to the so-called “third revolution... Read more
Justice for Syrians under the International Criminal Court: Applying the Myanmar Model of Territorial Jurisdiction for Cross-border Crimes
By Natasha ChabbraThe jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, since its inception, has been firmly rooted in the principle of voluntary participation through ratification of the Rome Statute. In 2018, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International... Read more
By Dr. Eve Massingham
Communication is central to military operations but very susceptible to disruption and interception. Autonomous military aircraft may reduce this vulnerability and allow the military to operate more effectively in communications denied environments. However,...Read more