Kelebogile Zvobgo

Kelebogile Zvobgo is an assistant professor of government at William & Mary, a faculty affiliate at the Global Research Institute, and the founder and director of the International Justice Lab. She studies human rights, transitional justice, and international law and courts.


UN court decides Russia has violated treaty to combat terrorism

But the court didn’t agree with most of Ukraine’s complaint.

What the ICJ ruling on Ukraine v. Russia means

Ukraine disputes Russia’s allegation of genocide – and argues it was a false pretext for war.

UN court says Israel may have violated the Genocide Convention

South Africa’s case against Israel for suspected violations in Gaza may take years to resolve.

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Germany’s memory landscape helps us teach about the past – and the present.

Human rights in the U.S. and around the world in 2023

An expert explains some big developments in human rights this year.

The UN set out to protect human rights 75 years ago

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was an important start – but there’s much work still ahead.

75 years on, why is the UN Genocide Convention so hard to enforce?

Often states deliberate and debate while people die.

Sunday is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Here’s a recap of some of the year’s highs and lows.

The ICC is investigating violence in Israel and Palestine

Israel doesn’t recognize the court’s jurisdiction – but it should.

What the arrest warrant for Putin really means

He may never stand trial, but that’s not all that matters.