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En Liang Khong

En Liang Khong is submissions editor at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Legal house-keeping in the EU

The recently issued EU guidelines banning funding to projects in settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory is not a new proactive political strategy; it is simply a matter of legal necessity.

Israel's loopy logic of exoneration

Israel's recent 'update' on military investigations into civilian deaths in Gaza last November is an affirmation of its deficient institutional and legal practice, with the result of continued impunity for its military and political officials.

From periphery to centre: Israel's legitimacy, Palestine's UN bid, and the ICC

Palestine's newly accorded observer status at the UN General Assembly is only the latest move in an ambitious gamble to maneuver the ICC in the quest for statehood.

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