About Deniz BaranDeniz Baran is a member of faculty of the Istanbul University International Law Department and international law specialist at Al Sharq Forum. He is also a lawyer registered with the Istanbul Bar Association. He was previously coordinator of the International Law Research Centre (UHAM) affiliated to Fatih Sultan Mehmet University. He graduated from Istanbul University with a degree in law. He received his master’s degree and is currently studying for a PhD in public international law at the same university. He has a keen interest in the media and has written articles about legal matters for various media outlets including Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, Anadolu Agency and Perspektif Online.
The Functionality of International Law Concerning the Phenomenon of Armed Non-State Actors in the MENA RegionDeniz Baran | 30 March 2020
Discussions questioning the general legal framework concerning the use of military force against the non-state actors (NSAs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have been ongoing for a considerable amount of time. [...]
In late November 2019, Turkey and the United Nations (UN)-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on maritime boundaries between the two states, in which the parties [...]
On October 8, 2019, Egypt, Greece and the Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus called on the Turkish government to cease what they call illegal drilling for hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin, [...]
Over the past week, media outlets have released new revelations about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist and critic of the current Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. According to this news, [...]