Joanna joined the ICCT in August 2021 as an intern for the Rule of Law pillar. She holds a bachelor in French and international law, having studied in France and Sweden. Joanna recently graduated cum laude from the Leiden University Public International Law LLM, for which she wrote a thesis on alleged forced labor of the Uyghur minority in China as a crime against humanity. She is currently writing a thesis for her second master’s in Comparative Criminal Justice at Leiden University. She has experience working in an international tribunal which prosecutes terrorist crimes as she has previously completed an internship at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Her research interests include international criminal law, counter-terrorism, human rights law, and the interplay between human rights and criminal justice responses to terrorism.
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is a podcast series exploring how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In our second episode, we speak to Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism. This interview explores critical […]
On 20 February 2020, a remarkable article by Sirajuddin Haqqani appeared in The New York Times. Coming just days before the signing by the United States and the Taliban movement of a bilateral ‘Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan’, the essay was full of beautiful thoughts: ‘Everyone has lost somebody they loved. Everyone is tired […]
Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks in the US, the impact of jihadist organisations abroad continues to loom in Southeast Asia. The Islamic State energised a resurgence of militant activity in Indonesia and the Philippines from the mid-2010s, and the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan appears to have sent a psychological boost during a period of […]