Quirine is vice-chairman of research & advice and lecturer in Access to Law at the Knowledge Center for Social Innovation (KSI) of Hogeschool Utrecht. She has a background as Head of Political Affairs & Press Information at Amnesty International, senior researcher/lecturer on Security & Rule of Law at the Center for Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (CTC) at Leiden University, Justice Q&A consultant, senior policy officer at the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) and adviser on international humanitarian law at the Red Cross.
Quirine is chair of the Supervisory Board of the Foundation for Collective Actions for Mass Damage (ICAM) and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Legal Aid Council, the Netherlands Jurists Committee for Human Rights (NJCM) and Privacy First. She is also a member of the Actual Damages Committee (CWS), the Knowledge Circle of the Intelligence and Security Services Supervisory Committee (CTIVD) and the Board of Open Justice.
On the 9 year anniversary of the Westgate attack, this Perspective takes stock of recent political developments and the evolution of the threat from al-Shabaab within both Somalia and Kenya.
This perspective analyses the recent ECtHR ruling and explains its impact on the policy of European countries to repatriate children that are still in the Northeast Syria camps.
This Perspective will assess five common predictions of the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan when they took over a year ago and consider whether things turned out as badly as many believed.