Author Archives: Tor Krever

About Tor Krever

Tor Krever is assistant professor of law at the University of Warwick, where he teaches and writes on the history and theory of international law. He is currently writing a history of the figure of the pirate in international legal thought and is an editor of the London Review of International Law.

Krever on Çubukçu, For the Love of Humanity

This post is part of a symposium on Ayça Çubukçu’s book For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018). All contributions to the symposium can be found here. When Bertrand Russell organized an International War Crimes Tribunal in 1966 to investigate and condemn United States imperialism in Vietnam, the institutional form chosen was highly original. Backed by no state and unable to compel individuals to stand accused or to impose sanctions, the tribunal would nonetheless use the model Continue reading →