Thomas Obel Hansen

Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Lecturer in Law

Shore Road

Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT37 OQB

Northern Ireland

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Africa and the International Criminal Court

AFRICA'S INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: A HANDBOOK, Tim Murithi, ed., Routledge, April 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International Criminal Court, Africa, African Union

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A Critical Review of the ICC's Recent Practice Concerning Admissibility Challenges and Complementarity

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2012
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International criminal court, admissibility, complementarity, Kenya ICC cases

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Transitional Justice in Kenya? An Assessment of the Accountability Process in Light of Domestic Politics and Security Concerns

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2012
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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transitional justice, Kenya, impact of the international criminal court

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The International Criminal Court in Kenya: Three Defining Features of a Contested Accountability Process and Their Implications for the Future of International Justice

Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 18, no. 2, 2012, pp. 187-217
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International Criminal Court, Kenya Situation, Proprio Moto Powers, Selectivity, Deterrence ability of ICC

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The Policy Requirement in Crimes Against Humanity: Lessons from and for the Case of Kenya

The Geo. Wash. Int’l L. Rev. vol. 43, no.1, 2011, pp. 1-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2018
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Crimes against humanity, state or organizational policy, Kenya

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The International Criminal Court and the Legitimacy of Exercise

The International Criminal Court and the Legitimacy of Exercise, in Per Andersen et al. (eds), Law and Legitimacy, DJOEF Publishers, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Caressing the Big Fish? A Critique of ICC Trial Chamber V(a)’s Decision to Grant Ruto’s Request for Excusal from Continuous Presence at Trial

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Decision on Ruto's Request for Excusal from Continuous Presence at Trial, International Criminal Court, Articles 27 and 63 of the Rome Statute, Equality before the Law

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Political Violence in Kenya: A Study of Causes, Responses and a Framework for Discussing Preventive Action

Institute for Security Studies, Paper No. 205, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Political violence, Kenya, transitional justice

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The Vertical and Horizontal Expansion of Transitional Justice: Explanations and Implications for a Contested Field

THEORIES OF/FOR TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, Susanne Buckley-Zistel, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Transitional justice theory, expansions of transitional justice field, international justice, ICC

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Transitional Justice: Toward a Differentiated Theory

Oregon Review of International Law, Vol. 13, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Aug 2011
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Transitional Justice Theory, Political Transitions

The Time and Space of Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Domestic prosecution of international crimes, Kenya, complementarity

The Time and Space of Transitional Justice

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Transitional justice theory, time and space of transitional justice

Complementarity in Kenya? An Analysis of the Domestic Framework for International Crimes Prosecution

The Nuremberg Principles in Non-western Societies: A Reflection on their Universality, Legitimacy and Application, The International Nuremberg Principles Academy, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Complementarity in Kenya? An Analysis of the Domestic Framework for International Crimes Prosecution

Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Kenya, international crimes

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Kenya’s Power-Sharing Arrangement and Its Implications for Transitional Justice

“Kenya’s Power-Sharing Arrangement and Its Implications for Transitional Justice”, International Journal of Human Rights, vol. 17, no. 2, 2013, pp. 307-27
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2014
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Kenyan National Dialogue and Reconciliation, power-sharing, past human

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The Policy Paper on Preliminary Examinations: Ending Impunity Through 'Positive Complementarity’?

Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International Criminal Court, Preliminary Examinations, Positive Complementarity, OTP Policy Papers

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Reflections on the ICC Prosecutor's Recent 'Selection Decisions'

Forthcoming in Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Volume 17, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2014
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International Criminal Court, self-referrals, gravity, selectivity, Mali

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In the Shadow of Politics: Victim Participation in the Kenyan ICC Cases

In the Shadow of Politics: Victim Participation in the Kenyan ICC Cases, June 2016, Impunity Watch, Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Victim participation, international criminal court, Kenya

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Opportunities and Challenges Seeking Accountability for War Crimes in Palestine under the International Criminal Court’s Complementarity Regime

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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International Criminal Court, Palestine, Israel, preliminary examinations, complementarity

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In Pursuit of Accountability During and after War

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Transitional justice; armed conflict; justice for abuses in war; impact of transitional justice

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Accountability for British War Crimes in Iraq? Examining the Nexus Between International and National Justice Responses

Morten Bergsmo and Carsten Stahn (editors), Quality Control in Preliminary Examination: Volume 1, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Brussels, 2018
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Dec 2018
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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international criminal justice, complementarity, preliminary examinations, Iraq, United Kingdom

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Economic Liberalism, Democracy, and Transitional Justice: Workshop Summary

Transitional Justice Institute, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Mar 2019
Louise Mallinder, Siobhan Wills and Thomas Obel Hansen
Queen's University Belfast, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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transitional justice; democracy; economic liberalism

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The UK Military in Iraq: Efforts and Prospect for Accountability for International Crimes Allegations?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
Carla Ferstman, Thomas Obel Hansen and Noora Arajärvi
University of Essex - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
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Iraq War, War Crimes, UK Legal Processes, Complementarity

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Opportunities and Challenges Seeking Accountability for War Crimes in Palestine under the ICC Regime

Posted: 29 May 2018
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

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International Criminal Court, Palestine, Israel, Preliminary Examinations

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Fighting for Justice (and Survival): Kenyan Civil Society Accountability Strategies and Their Enemies

Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Thomas Obel Hansen and Chandra Lekha Sriram
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and University of London - School of Law

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Kenya, civil society, accountability, International Criminal Court

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Constitutional Reform, Transition and Preventing Violence: An Assessment of Kenya’s New Constitution in Light of the Need for Political and Peaceful Transformation

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Thomas Obel Hansen
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

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Kenya, constitutional reforms, political violence, transitional justice