Other Publications on TCL

Legal Responses to Transnational and International Crimes

Towards an Integrative Approach

Edited by Harmen van der Wilt, University of Amsterdam and Christophe Paulussen, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, the Netherlands

A critical reflection on the relationship between 'core crimes' (such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and agression) and transnational crimes.


Regulating the Arms Trade - The Potential of International Criminal Law

Tomas Hamilton, ICD Brief 17, December 2015

In this Brief, existing areas of arms trade regulation are analysed and the key limitations of each. This is followed by a discussion on the potential of ICL as a novel form of regulation.


The Phenomenon of "Baby Factories" in Nigeria as a New Trend in Human Trafficking

Svetlana S. Huntley, ICD Brief 3, October 2013

There is little research on "baby factories", a type of human trafficking. This paper examines the legal framework, examines the root causes and the measures undertaken by the Nigerian government to combat this phenomenon, followed by recommendations.


Prosecuting the Nexus between Terrorism, Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and Trafficking in Human Beings Before National Legal Mechanisms: Case Studies of Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab

Anne-Marie de Brouwer, Eefje de Volder and Christophe Paulussen

This article investigates: 1) the nexus between terrorism, conflict-related sexual violence and human trafficking; 2) their different manifestations within terrorist organisations; and 3) reflect on possibilities for national criminal prosecution, based on two case studies.