Diane Morrison

Diane Morrison, Adv., is an Israeli lawyer. She has a Masters in International Legal Studies from New York University.

Publications by Diane Morrison

Averting Palestinian Unilateralism: The International Criminal Court and the Recognition of the Palestinian Authority as a Palestinian State

The ICC and Recognition of a Palestinian State

A unilateral declaration of statehood, instead of a negotiated solution to the conflict, would violate existing treaties. Read More »

Curbing the Manipulation of Universal Jurisdiction

Hizbullah’s Triumph: The Long-Term Implications of Prisoner Exchanges

By exchanging prisoners with the proxy organizations as if they were law-abiding states, Israel can be seen as upgrading the status of the organizations’ unlawful combatants from terrorists and war criminals. Such exchanges afford them the same rights as lawful soldiers, without demanding from their leaders the reciprocal obligations. At the same time, Israel downgrades the rights of its own captured soldiers by overlooking the organizations’ systematic depravation of POW rights. Read More »

Hizbullah’s Triumph: The Long-Term Implications of Prisoner Exchanges

By exchanging prisoners with the proxy organizations as if they were law-abiding states, Israel can be seen as upgrading the status of the organizations’ unlawful combatants from terrorists and war criminals. Such exchanges afford them the same rights as lawful soldiers, without demanding from their leaders the reciprocal obligations. At the same time, Israel downgrades the rights of its own captured soldiers by overlooking the organizations’ systematic depravation of POW rights. Read More »