Anne Herzberg and Josh Kern
"The Apartheid Calumny: Antisemitism and the Instrumentalization of International Law"
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Anne Herzberg is the Legal Advisor and UN Representative for NGO Monitor. She is a graduate of Oberlin College and Columbia University Law School. Her areas of research include business and human rights, international human rights law, the laws of armed conflict, universal jurisdiction, international fact finding, NGOs, and the UN. She is the author and editor of several books, and her articles and op-eds have appeared in many publications, including the American Journal of International Law, the International Criminal Law Review, Ha’aretz, the Jerusalem Post, and The Wall Street Journal.
Joshua Kern’s background is in landmark cases of historical importance, including the trial of the Foreign Minister of the Khmer Rouge (Ieng Sary); the trial of the former Prime Minister of the Croat entity established in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the war in the former Yugoslavia (Jadranko Prlić); the first trial at the ICC of an incumbent Head of State (President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya); the extradition of the former Defense Minister of the Republic of Georgia (David Kezerashvili). He has been engaged by individuals, governments, and civil society organizations to advise on international criminal law and transnational criminal law matters, as well as to appear as an advocate. He is a participant in a range of pro bono activities and sits on the International Practice Committee of the Inner Temple. He lectures on international criminal law and has done so on ICC jurisdiction through 2020/2021.