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About Penny Green

Penny Green is Professor of Law and Globalisation at Queen Mary University of London. She is the founder and Co-director of the International State Crime Initiative. She has authored many books and articles including ‘State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption (with Tony Ward).


Articles by Penny Green

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

State crime, civil society and resistance: lessons from Tunisia

What the state proclaims as legality can in reality be crime on a grand scale. What it defines as crime may instead be resistance to state crime. Only organised civil society can expose these truths.

Introducing: State crime and resistance

This week's theme concentrates not only on state crime but on the extraordinary variety of courageous civil society resistance generated by state violence and corruption.

State crime in Turkey: the Roboski Massacre

At 21.39 on December 28, 2011, disaster struck and in an instant the village lost its youth when they became victim to the Turkish government’s ‘war on terror’.

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