CRIMES & MISDEMEANOURS

 Reflections on the SOLON War Crimes Conference Maya Mounayer-Rigby1 I recently attended the first WAR CRIMES conference held by SOLON, in February 2009, at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. I would first like to congratulate SOLON on the calibre of speakers and delegates that this conference attracted. The organisers brought together under one roof some …

A VERY SERIOUS CORNER…

MAYA MOUNAYER-RIGBY CORNER This very serious corner of Life Through A Loop is reserved for the writing of my very serious sister - Mayada Mounayer-Rigby AKA the academic who covers war crimes conferences and other heavy pursuits like why women in Lebanon got suffrage but have not participated in politics. Well the conferences are heavy …

Justice? Whose Justice? Punishment, Mediation or Reconciliation?

2ND BIENNIAL WAR CRIMES CONFERENCE: ‘Justice? – Whose Justice? Punishment, Mediation or Reconciliation?’ 3 to 5 March 2011, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Maya Mounayer-Rigby  The eagerly awaited 2nd Biennial War Crimes Conference, organised by SOLON, was held 3 to 5 March 2011 at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), Russell Square, London. This …

END OF YEAR PORK

END OF YEAR PORK.

END OF YEAR PORK

It is the night of New Year's Eve and all the house is silent.  The rooms are dark and I can see the lights flickering on the bays of Jounieh and Beirut from my arm-chair.  Then all is dark.  Ah yes it is 6 PM.  The room shakes, the glass rattles, I hear a roar, …