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Are the concepts of ‘slavery’, ‘servitude’, and ‘forced labour and compulsory labour’ sufficiently defined by the European Court of Human Rights to be the legal basis for dealing with the exploitation of men, women, and children associated with people trafficking in the 21st century?

This essay will critically consider whether the definitions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) of slavery, servitude, and forced labour and compulsory labour are sufficient as the legal basis for dealing with human trafficking in the 21st century.

The International Criminal Court and the UN Security Council: A Complex Relationship Exacerbating the Darfur Conflict?

The relationship between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a particularly difficult one, with academics describing it as ‘contentious’ and ‘uncomfortable’. This brief article will explore the complex relationship between the ICC and the UNSC, focusing on the impact this relationship has had on the conflict in Darfur.