In the context of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by terrorist groups in recent years, there have been appeals for bringing them to the International Criminal Court. Iva Gumnishka, an associate at the ISHR-affiliated American NGO Coalition for the ICC (AMICC), analyzes whether or not terrorist acts fit within the jurisdiction of the ICC and if it is necessary to amend the Rome statute to include the "crime of terrorism" in a new AMICC article. Gumnishka also examines the case of ISIS and evaluates the possibilities of bringing it to the Court.
Iva Gumnishka is a senior in the undergraduate Human Rights program. She is currently an associate at the ISHR-affiliated American NGO Coalition for the ICC (AMICC).
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