Dave Benger

Dave Benger

David Benger is a former Professional Associate at the American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court and a former legal intern on the defense team for Jean Pierre Bemba at the ICC. He is an alumnus of Brandeis University and the Brandeis in the Hague intensive semester in public international law and international criminal law at Leiden University. He will begin his studies at the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy next Fall. The views expressed are entirely his own, and he can be reached at [email protected]
  • Watchers of the Sky

    The movie is billed as the story of Raphael Lemkin, a Jewish linguist born in Poland in the interwar period. As a young man, Lemkin was intrigued and, some may say, obsessed, by the Turkish massacre of the Armenian people. When Hitler moved on Poland in 1938, he knew what was coming and he fled, but he could not convince...
  • No Politics, Just Justice: The ICC and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    On April 1st, The Palestinian Authority formally acceded to the Rome Statute, the treaty that governs the International Criminal Court, much to the anger and apprehension of Israelis and Israel’s supporters worldwide. However, this outrage is largely misplaced. A careful analysis of the Rome Statute and of the Court’s...
  • In the Aftermath of Parliamentary Elections in Israel

    In the aftermath of the parliamentary elections in Israel, the two primary points of focus have been two of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statements. First was his assessment that there is no Palestinian partner for a negotiated two-state solution and, therefore, that a Palestine state would not come into existence...
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