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The Law Office of Dr Curtis FJ Doebbler

Curtis F.J. Doebbler

E-mail: cdoebbler@gmail.com & curtis@doebbler.net

Telephone: +41-79-304-4654 or +1-210-780-0054 | Facsimile: +1-206-984-4734

Website: http://doebbler.net

 

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.    

              Ph.D. (international law) awarded March 1998.

              Thesis Title: The Individual in the Process of International Law (human rights).

              Supervisors: Dame Rosalyn Higgins, Professor Peter Muchlinski, and Professor Gunther           Tëubner.

             

Radboud Universiteit (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen), Nijmegen, NL.

              Degree of Masters of Law (LL.M./meesterstitel) awarded January 1993; GPA: 8.2 (B/B+).

              Subjects: Dutch law, comparative constitutional law, private international law, and public international law, specializing in international human 

              rights law.

 

New York Law School, New York City, New York, USA.

              Degree of Juris Doctors awarded August 1988; GPA: 2.8 (B).

              Subjects of specialization: immigration law, media law, comparative constitutional law,          constitutional history, and international law.

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA.

              Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in English Literature (fiction writing).

              Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Journalism (print).

              Both awarded August 1983; GPA: 2.6 (B).

 

AWARDS

Academy of Graduate Studies, Tripoli, Libya, Certificate of Recognition for Work for International Justice awarded August 2008.

An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine, Award for Work for Justice and Human Rights awarded February 2007.

District of Columbia Courts’ Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll (more 100 hours a year pro bono work) 2014, 2015.

Hague Academy of International Law, Den Haag, NL, Research Fellowship awarded July 1988.

Hague Academy of International Law, Den Haag, NL. Diploma of the Academy (public international law) awarded August 2000.

International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK, Top 100 Professionals 2015.

London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, Law Department Teaching Fellowship and Morris Scholarship awarded for study from 1995-1997.         

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law 2005-2015; Who’s Who in the World 2006-2012 and Who’s Who in America 2006-2012.

University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, First Prize at the Helsinki Summer Session of International and European Law awarded August 1988.

Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, DC, USA, Academy of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law's Human Rights Award awarded June 2001.

 

EXPERIENCE

Supervising Attorney, RAICES, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Since February 2018.

Research Professor of Law, University of Makeni, Makeni, Sierra Leone. Since January 2016.

International Human Rights Lawyer, The Law Office of Dr Curtis FJ Doebbler, c/o International-Lawyers.Org, 4 rue Cramer, Geneva 1202 Switzerland & 159 West Drexel Ave. San Antonio, Texas 78210 USA. Since August 1988.

Representative of International-Lawyers.Org at the United Nations in New York & Geneva, International-Lawyers.Org, 4 rue Cramer, Geneva 1202 Switzerland. Since December 2010.

Visiting Professor, Webster University Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. Since November 2007.

Visiting Professor, Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Geneva, Switzerland. January 2007 to August 2016.

Representative of Nord-Sud XXI at the United Nations in New York & Geneva. January 2007 to January 2013.

Professor of Law, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine. July 2004 to August 2010.

Visiting Professor, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. April 2008.

Visiting Professor, Universidade Católica de Moçambique, Nampula, Mozambiquee. 12-15 October 2008.

Visiting Professor, University of Bitola, Macedonia. July 2007.

Visiting Professor, in Mitrovicë, Kosova on behalf of the Academic Training Association (now named SPARK). July 2006.

Visiting Professor, University of Pristina, Kosova. July 2005.

Visiting Professor, University of Pristina, Kosova. July 2004.

Visiting Professor of International Human Rights Law, Tashkent State Institute of Law, Uzbekistan. January to June 2004.

Visiting Professor, University of Pristina, Kosova. July to August 2003.

Distinguished Visitor, Department of Political Science, The American University in Cairo, Egypt. September 2000 to August 2002.

Visiting Professor, University of Pristina, Kosova. July to August 2002.

‘Of Counsel’ on Matters of Constitutional Law and International Human Rights Law to the Law Office of Ghazi Suleiman in Khartoum, Sudan. September 1997 to May 2002.

Adviser to the Advisory Council on Human Rights of the Ministry of Justice of the Government of Sudan. January 1997 to September 1999.

Professor, Khartoum University in Khartoum, Sudan. August 1997-December 1998.

Legal Consultant to UNICEF, Khartoum, Sudan. September-December 1997.

Visiting Professor, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Hercegovina. July-August 1996.

University Teacher, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, London, UK. 1995 to 1997.

Visiting Lecturer, School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London, London, UK. Fall 1995 to Spring 1997.

Visiting Lecturer, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, London, UK. Spring 1997.

Visiting Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of the University of London, London, UK. Spring 1997.

Visiting Lecturer, University College of the University of London, London, UK. September to December 1997.

Consultant on Humanitarian Projects in the Former Yugoslavia. 1992 to 1997.

CSV to the Adolescent Support Team of Islington Council, London. UK. 1994-1995.

External Researcher Affiliated to the Peace Research Centre at Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen NL. 1991 to 1994.

Legal Assistant to the Dutch Law Firm of Van Driel & Veraarts, Alkmaar, NL. 1993.

Volunteer Legal Adviser to the Dutch Refugee Council in Nijmegen, NL. 1989 to 1991.

Legal Assistant to Lawyer Bernard Raphan, NYC, USA. 1985 to 1987.

Research Assistant to Professor Michael Perlin, New York Law School, NYC, USA. 1986 to 1987.

Research Assistant to Professor Z. Mohgrabi, New York Law School, NYC, USA. 1986.

Library Assistant at New York Law School Library, NYC, USA. 1985 to 1987.

Community Service Volunteer to London Solicitor Stephen Burton, London, UK. 1984 to 1985.

Legal Assistant to Lawyer Bernard Schnall, Rubin Schwartz & Schnall, NYC, USA. 1983 to 1984.

 

LEGAL PRACTICE

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (San Antonio Division) since August 2018
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit since May 2018
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit since April 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit [Bar No. 1013] since 2004
  • United States Court of Federal Claims since 2004
  • United States Supreme Court since 2005
  • Courts in the District of Columbia [DC Bar No. 481243] since 2003
  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights since 1988
  • Inter-American Court of Human Rights since 1988
  • African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights since 1988
  • African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights since 2008
  • European Court of Human Rights since 1988
  • United Nations Charter and Treaty (human rights) bodies since 1988
  • United Nation Administrative Tribunal since 1988
  • Iraqi Special Tribunal since 2004
  • Provided expert evidence on international law to other international and foreign courts
  • MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES & EDITORIAL POSTS & BOARDS
  • Texas Bar Association (24105187), Member since 2017
  • Texas Bar Association Immigration Law Section, Member since 2017
  • Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Member since April 2016
  • CLISEL (European Commission financed project), Advisory Board Member since 2016
  • Brussels Tribunal's Patronage Committee of the Iraq Commission at the IADL conference, Member, December 2013 to September 2014
  • Bar of the United States Court of Federal Claims, Member since 2003
  • Bar of the United States Supreme Court, Member since 2006
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (481243), Member since 2003
  • National Lawyers Guild, Member since 2002
  • International-Lawyers.Org, Board Member since December 2010
  • Nord-Sud XXI, Board Member since October 2010
  • Beijing Law Review, Editorial Board, 2010-2013
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2001-2004
  • International Bar Association, Member, 2004-2005
  • Bar of the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Member since 2003
  • American Society of International Law, Member, 1996-1998, 2000-2002
  • Dutch Society of International Law, Member, 1990-1991
  • Vereniging Humanitaire Projekten, 1990-2001

 

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Legal Writing (undergraduate)
  • Criminal Law (undergraduate)
  • Jurisprudence (undergraduate)
  • International Law or Public International Law (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Human Rights Law (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Human Rights Law in Practice (graduate)
  • Law and Practice of the Inter-American Human Rights System (graduate)
  • Human Rights in the UN System (graduate)
  • Human Rights in Africa (graduate)
  • Human Rights in the Arab World (graduate)
  • International Migration Law (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Migration Law and Practice (graduate)
  • International Relations (undergraduate)
  • International Law Research & Writing (undergraduate)
  • Relations Between Egypt and Sudan (graduate)
  • International Refugee Law (undergraduate)
  • International Criminal Law (graduate)
  • International Humanitarian Law (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Human Rights Law and Diplomacy (graduate)
  • International Law of Non-Discrimination (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Economic Law (undergraduate)
  • Comparative Constitutional Law (undergraduate)
  • International Law of Treaties (graduate and undergraduate)
  • International Environmental Law (undergraduate)
  • International Climate Change Law and Policy (graduate)
  • International Climate Change Law (undergraduate)
  • International Climate Change: Law and Diplomacy (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Supervised Master’s Degree theses in the fields of public international law, international human rights law, international criminal law, and international climate change law.
  • Supervised Ph.D. theses in the fields of public international law, international human rights law, international climate change law, and international migration law.

 

GRANTS & COOPERATION

(selection of grants)

  • 2017: Webster University Research Grant for research on the customary human right to health to result in a research publication.
  • 2016: Advisory Board Member EU CLISEL Project grant for research on local government responses to climate change.
  • 2014: Webster University Research Grant for research into targeted killings resulting in a research publication.
  • 2009: European Commission grant for summer course of international human rights training at An-Najah National University.
  • 2001: The America University in Cairo grant for the writing and compilation of a Handbook on Internet Resources for International Relations.
  • 2000: Primary technical contributor on grant to the Ford Foundation to start a law programme at The America University in Cairo.
  • 2000: Negotiator on private grant from the Law Office of Amir Al-Sharkawi to establish the law programme (LL.M. and MA) of The America University in Cairo.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Academic Publications

Books, Chapters, Peer-Reviewed Articles, Full Length Electronic Publications

  1. Doebbler, C.F.J., Dictionary of Public International Law, Rowman and Littlefield: Lanham, MD, USA (ISBN: 978-1-5381-1124-6) (2018).
  2. With Fornalé, E., “UNHCR and protection and assistance for the victims of climate change,” 183(4) The Geographical Journal 329-335 (2017).
  3. With Wewerinke-Singh. M., “The Paris Agreement: Some Critical Reflections on Process and Substance,” 39(4) University of New South Wales Law Journal 1486 (2016)
  4. “Ensuring Consistency with Existing International Law of Another Climate Change Agreement,” 2015(1) Journal of South Pacific Law A1-A22 (2015).
  5. “Australia and Climate Refugees,” 4(1) Lexis/Nexis Advancing Together: Rule of Law Updates and Perspectives 13 (2015).
  6. With Fornale, E., “Closing the Legal Gap to Protect the Victims of Climate Change Induced Displacement,” Working Paper No 2012/06, National Centre of Competence in Research on Trade Regulation) World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland (research for this paper was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation) (2015). 
  7. “Targeted Killings and International Law,” 2(2) National Law University Jodhpur Law Review 1-42 (2014).
  8. With Advocates for U.S. Torture Prosecutions, The International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School, Bond, T., Davis, B., Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture on the Review of the Periodic Report of the United States of America, pp. 1-45 (September 2014).
  9. Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Kluwer Law International: Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands (2013).
  10. Also published as “Organization of the Islamic Conference” update (2013) at pp. 1-180 in Wouters, J., (Volume Editor), Blanpain, R., (General Editor), Colucci, M., (Associate General Editor), IEL Intergovernmental Organizations, Kluwer Law International: Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands (2013).
  11. With Olin, N., “A World Health Assembly Resolution on the Human Right to Health,” Gesundheit - ein Menschenrecht / Santé - un droit humain / Health - a Human Right, Special Edition of MMS Bulletin No. 123 (February 2012).
  12. “Human Rights and Palestine: The Right to Self-Determination in Legal and Historical Perspective,” 2 Beijing Law Review 111-118 (2011).
  13. With Wewerinke, M., “Exploring the Legal Basis of a Human Rights Approach to Climate Change,” 10(1) Chinese Journal of International Law 141-160 (2011).
  14. With Wewerinke, M., “Development Cooperation and Human Rights: International Climate Change Action: Saving Human Rights After Cancun,” 2 Indian Yearbook of International Law and Policy 119-153 (2010-2011).
  15. With Bustreo, F., “Health and Foreign Policy: The Human Rights Imperative,” 12(1) Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights 47-59 (July 2010).
  16. “The Human Rights of Children and Women in the West Bank and Gaza,” in Al-Zaytouna Centre, Israel and International Law, Al-Zaytouna Centre: Beirut, Lebanon (2010).
  17. “Genocide Among Us” in Cook, W., (ed.), The Plight of the Palestinians, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK (2010).
  18. “Danish Cartoons: Freedom of Speech versus Freedom of Religion?” at 501-516 in Sienho Yee and Jacques-Yvan Morin, (eds.), Multiculturalism and International Law Essays in Honour of Edward McWhinney, Brill: Leiden, Nederlands (2009).
  19. “The Organization of the Islamic Conference,” at 1-193 in Wouters, J., (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Laws: Intergovernmental Organizations (pp. 223, 2009).
  20. Internally Displaced Persons in Sudan (monograph), International Labour Organization, African Commission on Human Rights, and University of Pretoria: Pretoria, South Africa (2009).
  21. “Occupation and Resistance” in Archer, J., The Mother of All Battles: The Endless U.S. - Iraq War, The Alternative Press: Le Mesa, CA, USA (2008).
  22. “Protecting Children in Conflict: An Unfinished Legal and Moral Agenda,” 27(4) Refugee Survey Quarterly 83-95 (2008). 
  23. “An Intentionally Unfair Trial,” 5 Journal of International Criminal Justice 264-271 (2007).
  24. With Clark, R., A Travesty of Justice: The Iraqi Special Tribunal [a draft report], CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (February 2007).
  25. The Principle of Non-Discrimination in International Law, University of Pristina, Centre for Human Rights, Pristina, Kosova and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (ISBN: 0-9743570-4-1, 2007).
  26. Introduction to International Criminal Law, University of Pristina, Centre for Human Rights, Pristina, Kosova and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (ISBN: 0-9743570-3-0, 2007).
  27. International Law of Jurisdiction, an electronic workbook in the International Law Resource Book of the IOLIS Law Courseware Consortium project at the University of Warwick (2006).
  28. International Human Rights Law: Cases and Materials, Vol. I, Tashkent State Institute of Law Press, Tashkent, Uzbekistan and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA, (ISBN 0-9743570-0-6 and 978-0-9743570-0-3, pp. xxxviv/574, re-issued 2006) [This book was first published in 2004 as a single volume].
  29. International Human Rights Law: Cases and Materials, Vol. II, Tashkent State Institute of Law Press, Tashkent, Uzbekistan and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (ISBN 0-9743570-0-6 and 978-0-9743570-0-3,  pp. xxxviv/421, re-issued 2006) [This book was first published in 2004 as a single volume].
  30. Introduction to International Human Rights Law, CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (ISBN: 978-0-9743570-2-7, pp. 364, 2006).
  31. “Cinq ans après la Constitution soudanaise de 1998: Vérités et conséquences d’un anniversaire” (English text translated by to French by Lagoutte, C., and Bernard-Maugiron, N.) at pp. 247-270 in Égypte Monde Arabe: Les architectures constitutionnelles des régimes politiques arabes, Ser. III, No. 2 (2005).
  32. Introduction to International Humanitarian Law, CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (ISBN: 0-9743570-6-5, pp. ix/228, 2005).
  33. With American Bar Association, Central and East European Law Initiative, Assessment of the Draft Code of Judicial Conduct for Indonesia (July 2005).
  34. “A Trial Indeed: The Treatment of Saddam Hussein vs. the Rule of Law,” at pages 979 to 817 in O’Huallachain, D.L., and Sharp, J., (eds.), Neo-Conned Again: Hypocrisy, Lawlessness, and the Rape of Iraq, Light in the Darkness Publications: Vienna, Virginia, USA, ISBN-10: 1-932528-05-9 and ISBN-13: 978-1-932528-05-3 (2005).
  35. “Debate about Justice in Iraq: Professors Curtis Doebbler and Michael Scharf,” 37 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 21 (2005).
  36. (Compiled by), Selected Human Rights Treaties in Russian and English, CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (2004).
  37. International Law of Immunities from Jurisdiction, an electronic workbook in the International Law Resource Book of the IOLIS Law Courseware Consortium project at the University of Warwick (2004).
  38. With Eid, M., “American Lawyers and the Use of Force,” 16(3) Peace Review 279-284 (September 2004).
  39. (Добблер, К.Ф.Д.), Изучение Международного Права Прав Человека (Russian), Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Tashkent State Institute of Law, ABA CEELI, and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA, ISBN 0-9743570-1-4 and 978-0-9743570-1-0 (pp. 192, 2004).
  40. “Book Review: Howard N. Meyer, The World Court in Action, Judging Among the Nations,” 29(2) Peace and Change 322-346 (2004).
  41. International Human Rights Law: Cases and Materials, CD Publishing: Washington, D.C., USA, ISBN 0-9743570-0-6 and 978-0-9743570-0-3 (pp. xxxviv/974, 2004).
  42. “Elections in Sudan” at 50-68 in Hamdy, I.A., (ed.), Cairo Papers in Social Science, Cairo, Egypt: The American University Press (2004).
  43. “The Case of the State v. Saad Eddin Mohammed Ibrahim,” 3(2) African Journal of Human Rights 314-328 (2003).
  44. (Compiled by), Selected Human Rights Treaties in Albanian and English, CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA (2003).
  45. “A Complex Ambiguity: The Relationship Between the African Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights and Other African Union Initiatives Affecting Respect for Human Rights, 13(1) Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 8-31 (2003).
  46. “How Can We Really Protect National Security,” 9(1) ILSA Journal of Int’l & Comparative Law 399-405 (2003).
  47. With the International Study Team, (contributing author and editor), Our Common Responsibility: The Impact of a New War on Iraqi Children, International Study Team (31 January 2003).
  48. “The Rule of Law v. Staying in Power. The State of Egypt v. Saad Eddin Mohammed Ibrahim,” 8 Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law 2000-2001 353-363 (2003).
  49. “Statelessness under International Law, with particular reference to the Arab World,” 15 Leiden Journal of International Law 527-552 (2002).
  50. “An American Legend: The Overlegalization of Human Rights,” in American Society of International Law, Proceedings of the 96th Annual Meeting held in Washington, DC from 13-16 March 2002, 381-383 (2002).
  51. “The Use of Force in Afghanistan and International Humanitarian, Human Rights, Diplomatic, and Criminal Law” in Papers and Proceedings from the International Symposium on Terrorism and Human Rights (2002).
  52. With American Bar Association, Central and East European Law Initiative, Analysis of the Draft Law on the Legal Profession for the Republic of Moldova, ABA: Chicago, IL, USA (2002).
  53. “Statelessness under International Law,” SHAML Papers on Statelessness in the Arab World (2002).
  54. With the collaboration of Ahmed, J., and Dabhoiwala, M., Handbook for Using the Internet for Teaching and Research in the Department of Political Science at the American University in Cairo, The American University in Cairo: Cairo, Egypt (2002).
  55. Handbook on the Human Rights Approach to Health, produced for the Global Health Council, Washington, DC, USA (June 2002).
  56. “Book Review: Rachel Murray, The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and International Law,” 37(1) Texas Journal of International Law 227-230 (December 2001).
  57. “The Human Right to Health of Children and the World Bank,” 5(2) Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights 120-146 (2001).
  58. “Responding to Violence: American Options and International Law,” at 212-221 in Ahmed, N.B., Catalinotto, J., Flounders, S., Mustapha, N., Shaikh, O., (eds.), Unveiling the Real Terrorist Mind, Xlibris Press: Philadelphia, USA, ISBN: 1-4010-5680-6, 2002).
  59. With American Bar Association, Central and East European Law Initiative, Analysis of the Draft Code of Judicial Ethics for the Republic of Bulgaria, ABA: Chicago, IL, USA (2001).
  60. “Using Electronic Technology in University Education” in The American University in Cairo, Information Technology in Egypt: Challenges and Impact, Proceedings of the Eighth AUC Research Conference held on 1-2 April 2001 120-131 (2001).
  61. “The Plight of Internally Displaced Women in Sudan,” Hijra (2001).
  62. “Women and Public Order in Khartoum Sudan,” 44 Criminal Justice Matters 10-11 (Summer 2001).
  63. “The UK Human Rights Act: An Obstacle or an Improvement,” a response to Weinstein, B.H, “UK Human Rights Act” on Insight: the online law forum of the American Society of International Law at http://www.asil.org/insights.htm (1 June 2001).
  64. “Human Rights of Displaced Persons in Sudan,” 16(1) The CASID Connection 73-96 (2000).
  65. (compiled by), Selected Human Rights Treaties in Arabic and English, CD Publishing: Washington, D.C., USA (2000).
  66. “Failing the Dispossessed: UNHCR and Ethiopian Refugees in Sudan,” 12(1) Human Right Tribune 3-4 (2000).
  67. International Law of Territory, an electronic workbook in the International Law Resource Book of the IOLIS Law Courseware Consortium project at the University of Warwick (2000).
  68. Lectures on Human Rights in Sudan (in Arabic and English), CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA, 55 pp. (2000).
  69. With Feria-Tinta, M., "Surviving the Asylum Process in the United Kingdom: Destitute Asylum Seekers and Their Rights Under International Human Rights Law,” 13(2) Immigration & Nationality Law & Practice 50-62 (May 1999).
  70. With Shah, P., (eds.), UK Asylum Law in Its European Context, Platinium Publications and GEMS SOAS Publications: London, UK, and CD Publishing: Washington, DC, USA, 162 pp. (1999).
  71. With Berkowitz, N., “The European Dimension of Asylum Law” at 10-22.
  72. "Myths and Realities: International Human Rights Law Relevant to Asylum in Europe" at 47-65.
  73. With Feria-Tinta, M., "The Welfare of Asylum Seekers in the United Kingdom: the Bottom Line" at 90-102.
  74. With Fleischhacker, H., “Elections in Sudan” at 843-862 in Nohlen, D., Krennerich, M., and Thibaut, B., (eds.), Elections Around the World, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press (1999).
  75. International Law of State Responsibility, an electronic workbook in the International Law Resource Book of the IOLIS Law Courseware Consortium project at the University of Warwick (1999).
  76. With Suleiman, G., “Human Rights in Sudan in the Wake of the New Constitution,” 6(1) Human Rights Brief 1 (1998).
  77. “The Effect of War on Children” at http://www.ppu.org.uk/children/ children_effect_yugo.html (1998).
  78. International Human Rights Law, an electronic workbook in the International Law Resource Book of the IOLIS Law Courseware Consortium project at the University of Warwick (1998).
  79. With American Bar Association, Central and East European Law Initiative, Analysis of the Draft Code on Lithosphere for the Republic of Armenia, ABA: Chicago, IL, USA (1998).
  80. “Human Rights and Asian Values,” VHP Working Paper, Vereniging Humanitaire Projekten: Nijmegen, NL (1997).
  81. With Winterbourne, D., and Shah, P., "Refugees and safe countries of origin: appeals, judicial review and human rights," 10(4) Immigration & Nationality Law & Practice 123 (1996).
  82. “Notes on the History of Human Rights” in Schweitzer, C., (ed.), Human Rights, Bund für Sozial Verteidung: Minden, Germany, (1996).
  83. “International Human Rights Law in Its Social Context,” VHP Working Paper, Vereniging Humanitaire Projekten: Nijmegen, NL (2 April 1996).
  84. “A Case Study Concerning the Protection of Refugees and Other Vulnerable People in an Armed Conflict Involving a Non-State Actor,” VHP Working Paper, Vereniging Humanitaire Projekten: Nijmegen, NL (based on a report to Medicines Sans Frontiers) (1996).
  85. "A Theory of Human Rights for the 21st Century" prepared for the conference “Human Rights 2000” held in Leicester, the United Kingdom (July 1995).
  86. “Children in War,” Children and War Newsletter 4 (1994).
  87. “Using Human Rights in Social Action,” VHP Working Paper, Vereniging Humanitaire Projekten: Nijmegen, NL (1993).
  88. "The Effects of Sanctions and International Legal Responsibility for Human Rights of Iraqi Civilians, Including Children" at 150-168 in Conference Proceedings, Save the Children of Iraq held 28-30 April 1992 in Baghdad, Iraq (1992).
  89. With Noteboom, J.M., "A Draft Treaty concerning the Schengen Accord" in 2(2) Leiden Journal of International Law 229-239 (1989).

 

Editorials, Newspaper Articles, and Briefs, Online Publications

(since 2001)

  1. “ALMA-ATA at 40: Time for WHO to Walk the Talk of Human Rights,” Harvard Health and Human Rights Journal Blog accessed at https://www.hhrjournal.org/2018/09/%E2%80%8Balma-ata-at-40-time-for-who-to-walk-the-talk-of-human-rights/?platform=hootsuite (25 September 2018).
  2. “Immigrants Need Not Apply,” Jurist at jurist.org (7 July 2018).
  3. “No Immigrants Need Apply,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (29 June 2018).
  4. “COP23: Truth Without Consequences,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (20 November 2017).
  5. “Why the United States’ Use of Force Against Syria Violates International Law,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (7 April 2017).
  6. “When Violence is Legal” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (13 January 2017).
  7. “Paris Climate Agreement Enters into Force, But is it the Beginning of the End?” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (25 November 2016).
  8. “Paris Climate Deal: How Could They Do This To Us,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (15 December 2015).
  9. “Paris Agreement De-Legitimate EvenBefore It Is Concluded,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (8 December 2015).
  10. “Cochabamba: A Growing Hope,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (20 October 2015).
  11. “Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD3): Accomplishing Little When So Much Is Needed,” CCUN.org and Aljazeerah.info (22 July 2015).
  12. “Climate Change: the Unfinished Agenda,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (19 June 2015).
  13. “The European Migration Crisis,” “A Precarious Moment for Africa,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (24 April 2015).
  14. “A Precarious Moment for Africa,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (20 April 2015).
  15. “Inside World Social Forum 2015: Measured Chaos for a Reason,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (31 March 2015).
  16. “Where Does a Road to Nowhere Begin: the Climate Talks at ADP2.8 Geneva,” posted at International-Lawyers.Org (February 2015).
  17. “The Lima Climate Summit: a Failure in All but Name,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (22 December 2014).
  18. “Progress and expectations: The Social PreCop on Climate Change,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (13 November 2014).
  19. “Coming Soon to Ukraine: American Hypocrisy on International Law,”CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (6 March 2014).
  20. “International Law Matters to Climate Change” for International-Lawyers.Org at UNFCCC COP20 in Warsaw, Poland (November 2013). “Another Round of Inconclusive Climate Talks: Playing With Fire in Bonn” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (7 May 2013).
  21. With comments from Werwerinke, M., “Briefing Note: Climate Change and Human Rights” for International-Lawyers.Org at UNFCCC COP20 in Warsaw, Poland (November 2013).
  22. “Briefing Note: REDD is not a Solution for Climate Change” for International-Lawyers.Org at UNFCCC COP20 in Warsaw, Poland (November 2013).
  23. “Briefing Note: Loss and Damage: Ensuring its Integrity” for International-Lawyers.Org at UNFCCC COP20 in Warsaw, Poland (November 2013).
  24. “Loss and Damage is Now a Necessity: Caring More or Less About the Climate,” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (26 November 2013).
  25. “The Use of Force Against the People of Syria Will Be A Serious Violation of International Law,” Jurist at jurist.org (9 September 2013).
  26. “Another Round of Inconclusive Climate Talks: Playing With Fire in Bonn” CounterPunch at CounterPunch.org (7 May 2013).
  27. “Does anybody really care,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (27 November 2012).
  28. “Rio minus 20,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (26 June 2012) and as “Rio 20 Years After the UN Conference to Save Planet Earth” Al-Jazeerah, CCUN at aljazeerah.info (29 June 2012).
  29. “SDG's at Rio,” Outreach: a daily stakeholder magazine on climate change and sustainable development p. 10 (14 June 2012).
  30. “Ahmed Ben Bella: A rare hero, unique inspiration,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (13 April 2012).
  31. “The Emptiness of Davos,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (4 February 2012).
  32. “Justice by reliance on Non-Violent Courage,” Al-Jazeerah, CCUN at aljazeerah.info (9 January 2012).
  33. “Prospects for Palestine in 2012,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (2 January 2012).
  34. “Durban Fails the World,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (27 December 2012).
  35. “The Shame We All Share For Failing to Take Action on Climate Change,” Al-Jazeerah, CCUN at aljazeerah.info (20 December 2011).
  36. “Impunity and the International Rule of Law in Iraq,” Jurist at jurist.org (19 December 2011).
  37. ”Kyoto's Clean Development Mechanism and International Law,” Jurist at jurist.org (19 December 2011).
  38. “Discrimination rears its ugly head again,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (30 November 2001).
  39. “The Rule of Law and the Extrajudicial Killing of Muammar Gaddafi,” Jurist at jurist.org (24 October 2011) and Modern Ghana at www.modernghana.com, (27 October 2011).
  40. “Middle East Democracy and the Arab Spring in International Law,” Jurist at jurist.org (31 August 2011).
  41. “Horror of horrors,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1058 (28 July – 3 August 2011) and Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (31 July 2011) and as “The Glorification of Violence: Horror of Horrors,” CounterPunch at www.CounterPunch.org (5-7 August 2011).
  42. “The ICC and another African prosecution,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (11 July 2011).
  43. “Two threats to our existence,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1055 (7 – 13 July 2011).
  44. “The Law we do not use,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (29 May 2011) and as “The International Law we do not use.,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (2 June 2011).
  45. “Equity and Justice for Whom?” CounterPunch at www.CounterPunch.org (27 – 29 May 2011) and Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (12 May 2011).
  46. “Self-determination: the Palestinian trump card,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (20 May 2011).
  47. “Commentary: The illegal killing of Osama bin Laden,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1046 (5 – 11 May 2011).
  48. “The Illegal Killing of Osama Bin Laden,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (3 May 2011) and Jurist at jurist.org (5 May 2011).
  49. “Giving Peace No Chance in Libya,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (23 April 2011).
  50. “World Health Day: Health is a human right,” Ahramonline at http://english.ahram.org.eg (8 April 2011).
  51. “Libya: Who Wins,” Indian Muslim Observer at IndianMuslimObserver.com (7 April 2011) and Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1042 (7-13 April 2011).
  52. “Goldstone or Post,” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (4 April 2011).
  53. “Attacking Libya and international law,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1040 (24 – 30 March 2011) and Mathaba.net (28 March 2011) and as “Why the Attack on Libya is Illegal,” CounterPunch at www.CounterPunch.org (28 March 2011).
  54. “The Use of Force Against Libya: Another Illegal Use of Force,” Jurist at jurist.org (20 March 2011).
  55. “Libya and UN Sanctions: Fair Play or Unfair Politics?” Jurist at jurist.org (7 March 2011).
  56. With Wewerinke, M., “Climate Change: What's More Important Than Our Planet?” CCUN.org and Aljazeerah.info (8 January 2011),
  57. “A Time for Courage and Vigilance,” CCUN.org and Aljazeerah.info (8 January 2011).
  58. “Befriending Justice,” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (9 January 2011).
  59. “Coerced Consensus on climate change,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1027 (16 – 22 December 2010).
  60. “Cancun starts and stops,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1026 (9 – 15 December 2010).
  61. “Cancun on climate change,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1024 (25 November – 1 December 2010).
  62. “Lockouts and Irrelevance,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1018 (7 - 13 October 2010).
  63. “Knowing one's real friends,” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (14 September 2010) and Aljazeerah.info and CCUN (13 September 2010).
  64. “Resisting Temptation,” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (21 August 2010).
  65. “Finding an African Voice,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1009 (29 July – 4 August 2010) and Alarabiya at www.alarabiya.net/views/2010/08/03/115597.html‎ (3 August 2010).
  66. “The ICJ Kosovo Independence Opinion: Uncertain Precedent,” Jurist at jurist.org (23 July 2010).
  67. “Israel and International Law,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 1002 (10 - 16 June 2010).
  68. “UNHCR probe supported by 32 nations,” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (3 June 2010).
  69. “The Greatest Threat to Africans' Rights (Forum),” Jurist at jurist.org (25 May 2010).
  70. “Gaza: a Dark Comedy,”Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 986 (18 - 24 February 2010) and (opinions), Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (27 February 2010).
  71. “Perpetuating Violence,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 984 (4 – 10 February 2010); as “Perpetuating Violence: The US Wars Continue,” CCUN.org (1 February 2010);  and Aljazeerah.info (1 February 2010).
  72. “Context to Catastrophe,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 983 (28 January – 3 February 2010) and Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 982 (21-27 January 2010).
  73. “My Ten New Years' Resolutions for 2010,” Kuwait Times, p. 2 (4 January 2010), CCUN.org (4 January 2010), Aljazeerah.info (4 January 2010), The Star (Jordan), Vol. 21, Issue 3, (18-24 January 2010).
  74. With Wewerinke, M., “What happened in Copenhagen,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 978 (24 – 30 December 2009).
  75. “Time to worry about our planet,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 976 (10 – 16 December 2009).
  76. “Palestine's right to statehood (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (21 November 2009 Opinion) and Jurist at jurist.org (26 November 2009).
  77. “Where Abu Mazen should go (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (7 November 2009).
  78. “News  A test of courage and will (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (2 November  2009).
  79. “UN rights body endorses Goldstone report (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (16 October 2009).
  80. “Another injustice to Palestinians (Opinion),” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 967 (8 – 14 October 2009) and Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (5 October 2009).
  81. “Israel's Killing Fields Exposed,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 966 (1 – 7 October 2009).
  82. “On the Goldstone Report (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (22 September 2009).
  83. “USA: Unfair negotiator (Opinion),” Ma'an News Agency at maanews.net (15 September 2009) and “Etats-Unis: Le négociateur injuste (french),” ISM at www.ism-france.org (20 September 2009).
  84. “UN Responds to the Global Financial Crisis,” Aljazeerah Magazine at Aljazeerah.com and CCUN.org (3 July 2009).
  85. “Who's the liar?” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 952 (18 – 24 June 2009).
  86. “A real solution to the crisis,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 951 (11 – 17 June 2009).
  87. “Pointing with broken fingers,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 951 (11 – 17 June 2009).
  88. “How serious are we?” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 949 (28 May – 3 June 2009).
  89. “The broken Legacy of Durban,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 945 and 946 (30 April – 6 May 2009 and 7 – 13 May 2009).
  90. “Open door closes,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 944 (23 – 29 April 2009).
  91. “Who's Afraid of the Durban Review?” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 943 (16 - 22 April 2009).
  92. “What the world needs is not Davos,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 932 (29 January - 4 February 2009).
  93. “The inconvenient truth about Gaza,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 929 (8-14 January 2009) and UN Observer and International Report at www.unobserver.com (7 January 2009).
  94. “Burning the Rules of International Law,” Indymedia at pl.indymedia,org (3 January 2009).
  95. “Will the new American President respect International Law?” Aljazeerah Magazine at Aljazeerah.com (8 November 2008).
  96. “Still burn-ing the truth to justify war crimes,” Aljazeerah Magazine at Aljazeerah.com (7 October 2008).
  97. “Let us support the people of Iraq” at 44-46 in The Brussels Tribunal, Messages to the People (July 2008).
  98. “Our Leaders or Our Failures,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 895 (1-7 May 2008).
  99. “The Real Heroes,” Aljazeerah.info (10 January 2008).
  100. “The Rippling Effect of Bhuto's Death,” (letter to the editor), New York Times (27 December 2007).
  101. “UN or US Pawn,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 866 (11 - 17 October 2007).
  102. “United in complicity,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 864 (27 September – 3 October 2007).
  103. “Good Terrorists, Bad Terrorists,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 860 (30 August - 5 September 2007).
  104. “Selling out the Palestinian people,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 850 (21 - 27 June 2007).
  105. “Opinion: Iraqis Killing Iraqis for America,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 833 (22 - 28 February 2007).
  106. “The Genocide Today,” The Star (Amman, Jordan) (1 February 2007).
  107. “The Genocide Among US,” Aljazeerah.info (28 January 2007).
  108. “Note from America,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 828 (18 - 24 January 2007).
  109. “Obituary: Saddam Hussein,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 827 (10 - 17 January 2007).
  110. “Obituary: Saddam Hussein,” Aljazeerah.info (4 January 2007).
  111. “The US and the Execution of Saddam Hussein: No Respect for the Law (Forum),” Jurist at jurist.org (29 December 2006).
  112. “Iraq’s Impact on Human Rights: Letter to the Editor,” The Guardian (UK) (17 October 2006).
  113. “Opinion: Know Thy Enemy,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 808 (17 - 23 August 2006).
  114. “Duty of all to back Hamas, Palestinians (Letter to the Editor),” The Peninsula (Qatar) (1 August 2006) reprinted by the Palestinian Media Center at www.palestine-pmc.com (5 August 2006).
  115. “Destroying Lebanon, Palestine, and international law,” website of the National Council of Arab Americans at www.arab-american.net (30 July 2006).
  116. “The right to freedom,” (letter to the editor), Jordan Times at www.jordantimes.com  (6 July 2006).
  117. “Duty of all to back HAMAS, Palestinians,” (letter to the editor), The Peninsula at www.thepeninsulaqatar.com (4 July 2006).
  118. “Attack on democracy in Palestine,” (letter to the editor), Middle East Times at www.metimes.com (3 July 2006).
  119. “Duty to Support Hamas and Palestine,” Aljazeerah.info (3 July 2006).
  120. “The Debacle,” Edition 17, Vol. 4 at www.bitterlemons-international.org (11 May 2006).
  121. “Wolfowitz and Corruption,” Aljazeerah.info (26 April 2006).
  122. “A Farce of Law: The trial of Saddam Hussein (Forum),” Jurist at jurist.org (24 April 2006).
  123. “Palestinian Assistance,” Chicago Tribune at Chicago Tribune Online at newsblogs.chicagotribune.com (11 April 2006).
  124. “An Appeal to International Lawyers and Law Professors to Hold the Bush Administration Accountable for Flouting International Law,” OrbStandard at www.orbstandard.org (21 March 2006).
  125. “An Appeal to International Lawyers and Law Professors: Hold the Bush Administration Accountable for Flouting International Law,” Counter Punch at www.CounterPunch.com (31 March 2006).
  126. “UN Commission on Human Rights Needs to Act Against Powerful Countries First,” Opinion Editorials at Aljazeerah.info (14 March 2006).
  127. “Opinion: What the media doesn’t want to know,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 784 (2 - 8 March 2006).
  128. “Understanding HAMAS (letter to the editor),” The Star Weekly (Lebanon) (23 February 2006).
  129. “HAMAS called US to be Removed from Terrorist List,” Opinion Editorials at Aljazeerah.info (21 February 2006).
  130. “Time magazine Global Health Summit: A Demonstration of American Elites Ignorance and Arrogance,” at Aljazeerah.info (9 November 2005).
  131. “TV Coverage of Saddam Hussein Trial…” at www.newshounds.us (5 August 2005).
  132. “The worse choice possible,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 735 (24 – 30 March 2005).
  133. “Between law and politics,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 733 (10 – 16 March 2005).
  134. “The war in law itself,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 731 (24 February – 2 March 2005).
  135. “Water, Water Nowhere,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 721 (16 – 22 December 2004).
  136. “Stand Taken,” (letter to the editor), Jordan Times (2 November 2004).
  137. “The Republican Mind,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 707 (9 - 15 September 2004).
  138. “Beyond Apologies,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 691 (20 May – 26 May 2004).
  139. “Right to a Fair Trial,” (letter to the editor), Pravda at Pravda Online at english.pravda.ru  (23 April 2004).
  140. “Our Example,” Pravda at Pravda Online at english.pravda.ru (24 April 2004).
  141. “A Fair Fight,” Pravda at Pravda Online at english.pravda.ru (23 April 2004).
  142. “Israel’s unwitting tribute,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 683 (25 March – 31 March 2004).
  143. “Lies, damned lies, and deadly lies,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 681 (11 March – 17 March 2004).
  144. “Dividing Humanity,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 679 (26 February – 4 March 2004).
  145. “The year of the helping hand,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 678 (19-25 February 2004).
  146. “Strangling and abiding rose,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 677 (12-18 February 2004).
  147. “Hold our president accountable as well,” Baltimore Sun (16 December 2003).
  148. “As smug as bug outside reality,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 667 (4-10 December 2003). Reprinted at www.world-crisis.com (4 December 2003).
  149. “No Justice, No Peace,” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 664 (13-19 November 2003).
  150. “What are your doing to change American Foreign policy” at Aljazeerah.info (28 October 2003).
  151. “Can You Trust a Liar?” Al-Ahram Weekly, Issue No. 661 (26-29 October 2003).
  152. “America’s Unjust war,” (letter to the editor), The Star (Amman, Jordan) (23 October 2003).
  153. “Bin Laden’s Word and International Law,” at Aljazeerah.info (23 October 2003).
  154. “Americans need to look at themselves,” (letter to the editor), Bangkok Post (18 October 2003).
  155. “Obeying the law,” (letter to the editor), Jordan Times (15 October 2003).
  156. “What you won’t hear on an Arab TV,” (letter to the editor) at Aljazeerah.info (11 September 2003).
  157. “Media Bias,” (letter to the editor) at Aljazeerah.info (31 August 2003).
  158. “Why US Media Should Learn from Arab Counterpart (letter to the editor),” The Peninsula (Qatar), 31 August 2003.
  159. “What it Really Means to be an American,” at ThomasMc.com (29 August 2003).
  160. “US needs to do some soul searching,” (letter to the editor), The Peninsula (Qatar), 28 August 2003.
  161. “Americans are denying Iraqis their basic rights,” (letter to the editor), The Peninsula (Qatar), 25 August 2003.
  162. “We will continue to suffer,” (letter to the editor) at Aljazeerah.info (24 August 2003).
  163. “US Firms Get Contracts, Iraqis a Lousy Deal,” The Peninsula (Qatar), 30 June 2003.
  164. “How a war shouldn’t be fought, courtesy America (letter to the editor),” The Peninsula (Qatar), 29 June 2003.
  165. “The Illegality of the Use of Force in Iraq,” (letter to the editor) at Aljazeerah.info.info (8 April 2003).
  166. “U.S. Invasion of Iraq is an Attack Against the Iraqi People” Kuwait Times (2 April 2003).
  167. “The real heroes,” (letter to the editor), Jordan Times (Thursday, 27 March 2003).
  168. “Service members aren’t heroes,” (letter to the editor), USA Today, p. 14A, (Friday, 28 March 2003).
  169. “America’s Armed Forces (letter to the editor),” The Peninsula (Qatar), 26 March 2003.
  170. “Of Course George Is Better Than Saddam,” The Peninsula (Qatar), 1 February 2003.
  171. “American Abuse of International Organizations,” (letter to the editor), Washington Times (31 January 2003).
  172. “US Violates International Law,” (letter to the editor), USA Today (10 October 2001).
  173. “The Case of Saad Eldin Ibrahim.” (letter to the editor), Middle East Times (25 May 2001).

 

Other Written Contributions

Frequent contributor of legal and political opinion pieces to newspapers around the world.

  • Al-Ahram (Egypt) (print and online columnist) writing columns on international political and legal affairs at irregular intervals, 2004-2013.
  • AlJazeerah.com (online columnist) writing monthly columns on international political and legal affairs, 2008-Present.
  • Islamic Institute for Human Rights at http://www.iifhr.com (Country Director, Egypt 2000-2003.)
  • Human Rights Law and Practice at http://dcregistry.com/homepages/HR.html (1994-2001).
  • Foreign Policy and World Affairs at http://dcregistry.com/users/USFP.html (1996-2001).
  • Human Rights in Sudan at http://dcregistry.com/users/Sudan/index.html (1998-2001).
  • Sudan Affairs at http://darkhole.com/sudan (1998-2000).
  • Reports and evaluations for governments and non-governmental organizations about human rights in Sudan, Iraq, the Former Yugoslavia, Central America, Peru, Colombia, the Netherlands, Germany, the former Soviet Union, the United States of America, China, India, Rwanda, Mozambique, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Kenya (1988-2004).
  • Legal memorandum on issues of international law to governments and inter-governmental organizations (1988-Present).
  • Legal briefs, communications, or other written legal representations to the Inter-American Court of and Commission on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, the UN Committee Against Torture, the UN Human Rights Council (formerly the UN Commission on Human Rights), and the UN Dispute Tribunal and the Appeals Tribunal (formerly the UN Administrative Tribunal), the Iraqi Special Tribunal (Higher Iraqi Criminal Court) (1988-Present).
  • Legal memorandum or expert legal representations to official bodies in Palestine, Egypt, Netherlands, Israel, Iraq, India, Afghanistan, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Austria, and Sudan (1988-Present).
  • Research memoranda for cases involving American, English, Dutch, Sudanese, Israeli and international law (1988-Present).
  • Memoranda on humanitarian and political situations for governments and non-governmental organizations (1988-Present).
  • Amicus curiae briefs for the United States Supreme Court (1988-Present).
  • Proposals for publications, research project grants, legal education grants and other matters related to legal education and legal services (1988-Present).

Lectures, Interviews, and Public Talks since 1998

[Excluding: short Radio, Television, Newspaper and Magazine interviews, press conferences, debates, comments on issues of international law and statements at the United Nations Human Rights Council and other UN meetings and African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on behalf of NGOs or persons being legally represented.]

  1. September 2018: Presentation on Migrants' Human Rights Side-Event to the 39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council held at the United Nations European Office in Geneva, Switzerland on 12 September 2018.
  2. March 2018: Introduction and Moderation of Side-Event to the 37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council held at the United Nations European Office in Geneva, Switzerland on 7 March 2018.
  3. February 2018: Presentation on “Climate refugees and their protection under current international legal regimes” in the session on “Dealing with the issue of security at the local and the global levels” at the 23rd International Humanitarian Security Conference  on “The Need for Effective Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration” organized by Webster University at the International Conference Center Geneva, Switzerland on 15-16 February 2018.
  4. December 2017: Presentation on “Legal Redress for Iraqi Victims of the Illegal Use of Force” to the Conference of Iraqi Lawyers held in Hammamet, Tunisia on 12 December 2018.
  5. August 2017: Interview with RT on “US, North Korea and Nuclear Weapons” available at https://www.rt.com/op-edge/399346-trump-attack-north-korea/ (11 August 2017).
  6. July 2017: Presentation on “Contemporary Threats to Freedom of Expression” to the Conference on “Freedom of Expression, Facing Up to the Threat” held in Doha, Qatar on 24 and 45 July 2017 by the International Federation of Journalists, the National Human Rights Committee (Qatar), and the International Press Institute.  
  7. July 2016: Interview by Webcast programme Geopolitics and Empire entitled “Curtis Doebbler: Who Is Destroying The Middle East?” available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmEOUWQ-MZU (26 July 2016).
  8. December 2016: Spoke on Human rights in Egypt in Paris, France on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016.
  9. November 2016: Chaired a meeting on Transition to innovative and clean technology demands a new mindset at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco on 16 November 2016.
  10. October 2016: Interview with Russian Television (RT) about the Cutting off Julian Assange’s Internet Access on 18 October 2016.
  11. July 2016: Interview with Russian Television (RT) about the US Drone War and its Inconsistency with International Law on 2 July 2016.
  12. March 2016: Presentation on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and Sierra Leone at the National Conference on Transition from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals at the University of Makeni, Makeni, Sierra Leone, Fatima Campus on 4 and 5 March 2016.   
  13. February 2016:  Lecture on “The Sustainable Development Goals and Their Meaning for Sierra Leone” at the University of Makeni, Makeni, Sierra Leone, Fatima Campus on 11 February 2016. 
  14. January 2016: Presentation on “COP 21: The Glass Half Full and the Glass Half Empty” sponsored by the CONGO Development Committee held in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 from 104:00 to 12:00 at the NGO Lounge of the United Nations Office in Geneva.
  15. December 2015: A series of short daily update-video reports on COP21, the Climate Change Summit in Paris, France, during the period 29 November to 15 December, available on YouTube at its account site for The Law Office of Dr Curtis FJ Doebbler.
  16. November 2015: Press Conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, USA concerning the Case of Mr. Shawki Ahmed Omar: An US citizen arbitrarily detained and tortured by the United States military and the Iraqi authorities in Iraq since 2004.
  17. October 2015: Interview with Russian Television (RT) about the One-State Solution for a State of Palestine on 15 October 2015.
  18. March 2015: Presentation on “The SDGs and civil society input during the end stretch” at a side-event entitled “SDG and Human Rights” at the 28th Regular UN Human Rights Council on Thursday, 12 March 2015 from 16:30 to 18:00.
  19. January 2015: Presentation on “COP 20: Looking forward at 2015 to COP21” at a panel entitled “COP 20 Lima Peru - Human Rights” sponsored by the Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights (GIF) held in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 from 14:00 to 17:30.   
  20. December 2014: Chaired and introduced the panel entitled 'Ethics at the Heart of Climate Change', a side-event at the 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Lima, Peru on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 from 15:30 to 17:30.
  21. November 2014: Interview on RT (Arabic Language) on the 'war, destruction and rebuilding' of Gaza on 14 November 2013 (live).
  22. October 2014: Interview with Russian Television (RT) about the Hypocritical Promises of Aid to Gaza on 13 October 2013.
  23. June 2014: Presentation to meeting on 'Where we are in global climate talks' at a panel entitled 'Global, Equity an Sustainability', a side-event at the meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Bonn, Germany on Friday, 13 June 2013 from 18:30 to 20:30.
  24. April 2014: Presentation on the 'Alternatives for International Legal Action' at the Iraqi Commission during a joint meeting of the 18th Congress of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers and The Brussels Tribunal in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 from 14:00 to 15:45.
  25. March 2014: Introduced and chaired side-event on “Human Rights in Iraq” at UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 from 13:00 to 15:00.
  26. November 2013: Presentation on 'Ethics in Global Climate Talks' at a panel entitled 'Ethic in Climate Negotiations', a side-event at the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 from 11:30 to 13:30.
  27. October 2013: Interview with Voice of Russia Radio on kidnappings and international law on 25 October 2013.
  28. July 2013: Interview on Russia Today Television on the war and destruction of Iraq and international law on 29 July 2013 (live). 
  29. March 2013: Moderated and presented paper entitled “International Law and the Destruction of Iraq” at full-day colloquium on “Iraq: Ten Years After the US Invasion” at a side-event during the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in Room XXIII from 10:00 to 17:00 on 13 March 2013.
  30. March 2013: Presentation on the 2014 Year of People of African Descent at the World Social Forum in Tunis, Tunisia from 16:00 to 18:30 on 28 March 2013. 
  31. February 2013: Presentation on “The Protection of Children's Right to Health under International Humanitarian Law” at the 18th International Humanitarian Conference of Webster University in Geneva at the Geneva International Conference Centre from 15:45 to 17:00 on 21 February 2013.
  32. December 2012:  Presentation on 'Human Rights and Climate Change' at a side-event with partners Bahrama Kumaris, World Council of Churches and Franciscans international during the 18th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Doha, Qatar, on 7 December 2012.
  33. June 2012: Presentation on the “Right to Development and Rio” at meeting on Sustainable Development and Inter-generational Equity Issue and Dialogue on the side of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 11:30 to 13:00 on 16 June 2012.
  34. June 2012: Presentation prepared on “Civil Society Participation in the UN” for meeting on a democratic and equitable UN and challenges for peoples mobilization on the side of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 09:00 to 11:00 on 19 June 2012.
  35. December 2011: Presentation on State Responsibility, Human Rights and Climate Change at 10 a.m. at the University of Kwazulu-Natal during the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Durban, South Africa sponsored by the International Student Union Movement for the United Nations, International-Lawyers.Org, and Nord-Sud XXI on 7 December 2011.
  36. November 2011: Interview on Black Talk Radio (USA) on the violence on Libya and international law on 28 October 2011 on online at http://blacktalkradionetwork.com/events/international-law-the-overthrow-of-col-gaddafi.
  37. October 2011: Presentation on “NCDs and the Rights-Based Approach to Health” at a symposium organized by MH-PS Working Group and the NGO Forum for Health at the World Council of Churches Building, Geneva, Switzerland, from 14:00 to 17:00 on 11 October 2011.
  38. September 2011: Presentation on “Human Rights and the Right to Health” at a side-event during the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in Room XXI from 12:00 to 14:00 on 13 September 2011.
  39. September 2011: Presentation on “Human Rights and Climate Change” at a side-event during the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in Room XXIII from 15:00 to 17:00 on 15 September 2011.
  40. September 2011: Presentation on “Palestine and the Human Rights to Self-Determination” at a side-event during the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Nations in Room XXIII from 14:00 to 16:00 on 16 September 2011.
  41. June 2011: Presentation on “Human Rights and REDD (human rights and climate change: the human rights of indigenous peoples)” with Professor Joshua Cooper and Ambassador Angelica Navarro for the a meeting held on the sidelines of the 17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in room XXV of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland from 12:00 to 14:00 on 7 June 2011.
  42. March 2011: Presentation prepared on the “Violations of International Law in Palestine and Iraq” for a meeting held on the sidelines of the 16th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in room XXIII of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland from 14:00 to 16:00 on 18 March 2011.
  43. March 2011: Presentation prepared on the “Human Rights of Palestinian Prisoners” for the International Conference on Palestine hosted by the NGO 'Droit Pour Tous' at the International Conference Center Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland on 12 March 2011.
  44. March 2011: Presentation on the “Right to Education Under Occupation” at the Ghent Conference on Iraqi Academics held in Ghent, Belgium on 10 March 2011.
  45. December 2010: Presentation prepared on “Human Rights and Climate Change” for KlimaForum11 held on the sidelines of COP16 in Cancun, Mexico from 29 November to 11 December 2010.
  46. November 2010: Presentation on the “Expectations for the Climate Change Negotiations in Cancun, Mexico in 2010” at a Global Youth Conference on Climate Change held at the Geneva International Conference Center, Geneva, Switzerland on 8 November 2010.
  47. October 2010: Presentation on the “International Climate Change Negotiations” at a Conference on Climate Change held at the World Conference of Churches Geneva, Switzerland on 1 October 2010.
  48. June 2010: Intervention on “The International Law and Action concerning the Gaza Flotilla” at the International Action Center meeting, New York, NY, USA on 2 June 2010.
  49. June 2010: Talk on “International Justice” to Sudanese Lawyers visiting Geneva, Switzerland at the Eglise de la Sainte Trinite, Geneva, Switzerland on 9 June 2010.
  50. May 2010: Training on “Human Rights and Climate Change” at the NGO Forum at the 47th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Banjul, Gambia on 9 May 2010.
  51. April 2010: Presentation on “Human Rights and Palestine: The Foundational Right of Self-Determination” at the University of Palermo, Italy on 29 April 2010.
  52. March 2010: Moderated Discussion on Human Rights in Palestine organized by a consortium of NGOs during the 13th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on 22 March 2010.
  53. March 2010: Moderated a Panel Discussion on Human Rights in Iraq organized by a large consortium of NGOs during the 13th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on 9 March 2010.
  54. December 2009: Presentation on Human Rights and Climate Change at the NGO KlimaForum09 at the Conference of the Parties of States to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark on 9 December 2009.
  55. November 2009: Presentation on “The Human Rights of Children and Women in the West Bank and Gaza” at a Conference on “Israel and International Law” in Beirut, Lebanon under the auspices of the Al-Zaytouna Centre on 4-5 November 2009.
  56. July 2009: Presentation on “The Question of Palestine in the United Nations” to the NGOs in Ramallah, Palestine under the auspices of NDC on 22 July 2009.
  57. May 2009: Presentation on “The New Draft Rules of Procedure of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights” on Saturday, 9 May at the 45th Ord. Sess. of the Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights held in Banjul, The Gambia in May 2009. 
  58. February 2009: Presentation on “Is Kosovo Legal?” in a panel on “Kosovo's Unilateral Independence: Anew precedent under international law or a unique situation” to the 16th Annual Canadian International Law Students' Conference hosted by the Osgoode International Law Society at Osgoode Hall Law School and the International Law Society at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on 7 February 2009.
  59. November 2008: Participation Press Conference launching the Global Health Report 2 of the Peoples' Health Movement at the Palais des Nations, UN Press Association, Press Room 1 at 15:30-16:30 on Friday, 21 November 2008. 
  60. September 2008: Presentation on “The Rights of Boat People” held at the 7th  Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland held from 12:00 to 13:00 on 12 September 2008.
  61. September 2008: Presentation on “Effective Measures to Combat Impunity” at meeting on the “Impunity of Powerful States” organized by the Association for the Defense of Humanitarian Law (French) at the Assemblée Nationale in Paris, France from 10:00 to 13:00 on 6 September 2008.
  62. September 2008: Moderator of a Workshop on “Human Rights Defenders and Armed Conflict: Principles and Practices” with Professor Ilan Pappe and Mr. Ramsey Clark held at the 61st United Nations NGO Forum held in Paris, France from 13:15 to 14:45 on 5 September 2008.
  63. May 2008: Presentation on the “Right to Health” at a meeting on the Right to Health and Migrants held on at the World Health Assembly of the world Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
  64. March 2008: Presentation on “Self-Determination and Jammu and Kashmir” at a meeting on “Kashmir and Self-Determination” held at the 7th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland held from 13:00 to 15:00 on 18 March 2008.
  65. February 2007: Public Lecture on the “Trial of the Iraqi President” to local dignitaries academic and students at An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine, from 15:00 to 17:00 on 17 February 2007.
  66. December 2006: Presentation of the “Fair Trial in Iraq” to diplomats at the Palais des Nations (Office of the United Nations in Geneva, Room H, Bldg. C), sponsored by the NGO Nord-Sud XXI, from 14:00 to 15:00 on 8 December 2006.
  67. October 2006: Presentation on “Humanitarian Assistance in Sudan and the Horne of Africa” at the Oslo Centre for Peace and Human Rights, from 12:00 to 13:00 on 27 October 2006.
  68. August 2006: Presentation on “International Concerning the Use of Force in Lebanon and Palestine” at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Oslo University, from 12:00 to 13:30 on 28 August 2006.
  69. July 2006: Talk on the “Development of International Justice” in Mitrovicë, Kosovo sponsored by the Academic Training Association and the Mitrovicë University Student Union from 17:00 to 19:00 on 21 July 2006.
  70. May 2006: Talk on the “Practice of International Human Rights Law” at the University of the District of Columbia David C. Clark Law School, Washington, D.C., United States, on 31 May 2006.
  71. March 2006: Talk on “Fair Trial in International Criminal Proceedings” at London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, on 9 March 2006.
  72. February 2006: Talk on the “Election Victory of HAMAS” at the McClendon Club, Nationals Press Club, Washington, D.C. on 8 February 2005.
  73. September 2005: Interview about the “Rule of Law in Iraq” on the Mr. Greg Szymaski’s radio show “The Investigative Journal” on Republic Broadcasting Network (National Public Radio) broadcast from 13:00 to 14:00 CST on 4 October 2005.
  74. July 2005: Lecture on the “Rule of Law in Iraq” at the Human Rights Center at Pristina University, Pristina, Kosovo on 28 July 2005.
  75. May 2005: Debate with Professor Christopher Greenwood on the “Appropriateness of Trying Iraq President Saddam Hussein in Iraq” at London School of Economics and Political Science in London, UK on 5 May 2005.
  76. May 2005: Visitor at Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa lecturing to LL.M. students on “The Practice of International Human Rights in the United Nations System,” “The Practice of International Human Rights Law before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights,” “The Iraqi Special Tribunal,” and “Human Right in Arab and Islamic States.”
  77. March 2005:  Debate with Professor Michael Scharf on “Fair Trial in Iraq” at the American Society of International Law and International Law Students Association meetings in Washington, D.C. on 1 April 2005.
  78. March 2005: Talk on “Fair Trial in Iraq” at the University of the District of Columbia Law School, Washington, D.C. on 31 March 2005.
  79. March 2005: Talk on the “Trial of Saddam Hussein” at the McClendon Club, Nationals Press Club, Washington, D.C.  on 30 March 2005.
  80. March 2005: Talk on the “Right to Life in Armed Conflict” at the Washington School of Law, American University, Washington, D.C.  on 30 March 2005.
  81. January 2005: Debate with Professor Michael Scharf on “Fair Trial in Iraq” at Case Western Reserve University Law School on 13 January 2005.
  82. December 2004: Presentation of a Paper at CEDEJ Conference entitled “The Sudanese Constitution Turns Five Years-Old: A Birthday of Mixed Feelings” held in Cairo, Egypt on 8 and 9 December 2004.
  83. September 2004: Presentation of Paper at UNDP Conference on “Crimes of War and Legal Legacy” held in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 2-6 September 2004.
  84. June 2004: Talk on the “Individual’s Right to Uphold International Law” with Mary Kelly and other Irish human rights and peace activists at Mullingar, Ireland.
  85. May 2004: Interview on International Human Rights Law on Gambia Television during the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia.
  86. March 2004: Lecture on “State Responsibilities for International Human Rights Law” at Freedom House, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  87. September 2003: Discussion about the “Practice of International Human Rights Law” with students and faculty at Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  88. August 2003: Interview with syndicated national radio show on “international human rights law protecting migrant workers,” taped on Saturday, 23 August 2003 and aired at 10 a.m. on 90.1 FM KPFT in Houston, Texas, 89.5 FM Galveston, Texas and simulcast on www.kpft.org on Wednesday, 27 August 2003.
  89. July 2003: Moderator and Commentator of a discussion on “Education Reform” organized at Pristina University, Pristina, Kosovo with the Minister of Education of Macedonia Dr. Aziz Polozani and Arab American University Jenin, Palestine trustee and financier Mr. Isa Daas on Monday, 17 July 2003.
  90. April 2003: Interview with syndicated national radio show on “international law protecting children in armed conflicts” live at 6:30 p.m. EST, Monday, 7 April 2003.
  91. April 2003: Discussion on “The Law & the New Gulf War” with Professor William Slomanson and moderated by Professor James Gray at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke Law School, David A. Clarke Lounge on Saturday, 5 April 2003 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m..
  92. February 2003: Presentation entitled “Complex Ambiguity: The Relationship Between African Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights and the African Union” in a panel of “Human Rights Governance, and the Rule of Law” at A Conference on the African Union held at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas, USA, 21-22 February 2003.
  93. February 2003: Interview with Portuguese Radio on the International Study Team’s Report “Our Common Responsibility: The Impact of a New War on Iraqi Children” on 14 February 2003.
  94. February 2003: Interview with Austrian Radio on the International Study Team’s Report “Our Common Responsibility: The Impact of a New War on Iraqi Children” on 12 February 2003.
  95. January 2003: Interview with USA Today on the “Activities in Baghdad” on 26 January 2003 from Baghdad, Iraq.
  96. January 2003: Participation Press Conference launching of the International Study Team’s Report “Our Common Responsibility: The Impact of a New War on Iraqi Children” on 30 January 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq.
  97. October 2002: Presentation entitled “How America Can Really Ensure National Security” in a panel on “National Security and International Law” at the International Law Association Weekend, New York, New York, USA, 25 October 2002 (with Mark Zaid and Robert F. Turner).
  98. June 2002: One hour interview about the “Middle Conflict” for a Private Film, conducted Wednesday, 12 June 2002. 
  99. May 2002: Workshop on the “Rights Based Approach to Health” at the 29th Annual Global Health Council Conference in Washington, D.C., on 28 May 2002.
  100. March 2002: Presentation entitled “An American Legend: The Overlegalization of Human Rights” in a panel on “The Overlegalization of Human Rights” at the American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C., 16 March 2001 (with Beth Stephens, Robert MaCorquodale, Jim Silk and Lawrence R. Helfer).
  101. February 2002: Presentation on “The Armed Conflict in Afghanistan and International Law” for a two-day conference on “America’s War on Terrorism and International Law” organized by the Cairo Institute of Human Rights Studies on 26 and 27 February 2002.
  102. February 2002: Powerpoint Presentation and paper on “The Media, Islam and Human Rights” for an international conference entitled “Mediating Human Rights and Democracy: Indonesia, Australia and the Netherlands” held in Perth, Australia from 2 to 4 February 2002.
  103. 2001-2002: Guest on local (Cairo, Egypt) television programs dealing with “issues of international human rights law.”
  104. December 2001: Discussion about the “American Attack on Afghanistan” with the Chief Political and Economic Officer at the American Embassy in the Blue Room at The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  105. December 2001: Paper on “The Use of Force In Afghanistan and International Humanitarian, Human Rights, Diplomatic and Criminal Law” presented in an International Symposium on Terrorism and Human Rights sponsored by the Cairo Institute of Human Rights Studies held in Cairo Egypt.
  106. November 2001: Presentation on “The International Law of Stateless Persons” for a Workshop on “The Rights of Citizenship in Egypt—Basics and Complications” organized by the Centre of the Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance and The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  107. October 2001: Presentation of “The International Law Applying to the War in Afghanistan” in the Oriental Hall at The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  108. May 2001: Presentation on “Adjusting Welfare for Globalism” at the “International Conference on Economic and Social Rights” at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
  109. April 2001: Presentation on “Elections in Sudan” for the Cairo Papers symposium on “Elections in the Middle East” at The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  110. April 2001:  Lecture on “Using Electronic Technology for Teaching International Relations and International Law” for the 8th Annual Research Conference at The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  111. March 2001: Presentation on “The International Law of Stateless Persons” for a Workshop on “The Rights of Citizenship in Egypt—Basics and Complications” organized by the Centre of the Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance and The American University in Cairo, Egypt.
  112. February 2001: Lecture on the “Concept of Peacekeeping” at the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, Egypt.
  113. January 2001: Lecture on “International humanitarian law and human rights” at the University of Lima, Peru.
  114. August 2000: Presentation on “Human Rights in Sudan” at the Sudan Studies Conference, Durham, England.
  115. July 1999: Conference Chair of a Conference on “Bringing Peace to Sudan” held in Khartoum, Sudan.
  116. March 1999: Lecture on “International Humanitarian Law” at a Conference Sponsored by the Radda Barna, the ICRC and the Sudanese Children’s Rights Education Group for Sudanese Army Officers in Jebel Alia, Sudan.
  117. May-July 1999: Six Lecture Series on “Human Rights including International Human Rights Law,” “Human Rights and Politics,” “Human Rights and Religion,” “the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons,” “the Human Rights of Women and the Girl Child,” and “the Rights-Based Approach to Humanitarian Assistance” in Khartoum, Sudan.
  118. November 1998: Lecture on “Human Rights” to Sudanese Lawyers organized by NARD in Khartoum, Sudan.
  119. June 1998: Lectures on “Human Rights” at the Ministry of Justice in Khartoum, Sudan.

Other Writing (poetry)

  1. Doebbler, C.F.J. (published under the pseudonym ‘Jusuf’), Filetap, Morrisville, NC, USA: Lulu Press (also distributed by CD Publishing), (2006), ISBN: 1-4116-6956-8.
  2. Larsen, R., and Doebbler, C.F.J., Voices Within the Well of Wishes and Worldly Feelings: A Collection of Poems, New York and Washington, D.C., USA: 1st Books (2003) (re-issued by CD Publishing in 2004), ISBN: 1-4107-0861-6.
  3. Doebbler, C.F.J., “My Lady” in International Library of Poetry, The Best Poems of Poets of 2003 (2004), ISBN: 0-7951-5245-0.
  4. Doebbler, C.F.J., “Government Propaganda” in International Library of Poetry, Eternal Portraits (2003) (awarded October 2003 Poets.com Editor’s Choice Award and recorded on to audio CD), ISBN: 0-7951-5227-2.
  5. Doebbler, C.F.J., “Rania” p. 10 in Swift, T., 100 Poets Against the War Redux, Paris, France: Salt Publishing (2003), ISBN: 1-876857-98-6, also available at http://www.nthposition.com/100poets.php.
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