Researchers investigating legality of detention in the Palestinian Occupied Territories

  Law researchers are investigating whether Israel is contravening international law by detaining Palestinians without trial. Academics at Edge Hill University are finalising research into the administrative detention of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. The team visited Palestine and interviewed Palestinians formally held by the Israeli authorities under […]

European Commission asks lecturer to train judges on enforcing war crimes

University lecturer asked by The European Commission to train judges and prosecutors on enforcing war crimes legislation. Triestino Mariniello, a Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University, has been asked by the European Commission to help enforce international and domestic war crimes legislation. As a former barrister and expert in international criminal and humanitarian […]