Binoy Kampmark

Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He lectures at RMIT University, Melbourne. Email:

Victory for the Disposables: The Sentencing of the Hindujas

Quibbling About Killing: Netanyahu’s Spat with Washington

Fractious Arenas: Netanyahu Dissolves the War Cabinet

Ukraine, Continued Aid, and the Prevailing Logic of Slaughter

Diamonds and Cold Dust: Slaughter at Nuseirat

The EU Elections: The March of the Right

Inexplicable Investments: Elbit Systems and Australia’s Future Fund

The Stuffing of Crime: Israel’s Rafah Strike

Soaking Sunak Calls the Sodding Election

A Certain French Stubbornness: Violence in New Caledonia

Australia’s Anti-ICC Lobby

A Misplaced Purity: Democracies and Crimes Against International Law

The Rages of Equivalence: The ICC Prosecutor, Israel and Hamas

The Assange Case: A Flicker of Hope in the UK High Court

Promising the Impossible: Blinken’s Out of Tune Performance in Kyiv

A Brutal Punishment: The Sentencing of David McBride

Dodging the Issue: The Biden Administration Report on Israel’s Use of US Weapons

A Clubbable Admission: Palestine’s Case for UN Membership 

A Modest Proposal: The UN General Assembly and Palestinian Recognition

Israel’s Battle Against Free Speech: The Shuttering of Al Jazeera

Forces of Impunity: The US Threatens the International Criminal Court

Pezzullo: The Warmonger Who Won’t Go Away

When Safety is a Fiction: Passing the UK’s Rwanda Bill

University Investments: Divesting from the Military-Industrial Complex

Anzac and the Pageantry of Deception

Israel’s Anti-UNRWA Campaign Falls Flat

Liz Truss and the West: A Failed Former Prime Minister Speaks

Warring Against Encryption: Australia is Coming for Your Communications

Censorship Wars: Elon Musk, Safety Commissioners and Violent Content

Universities for AUKUS: The Social License Confidence Trick

The Australian Defence Formula: Spend! Spend! Spend!

Faulty Assurances: the Judicial Torture of Assange Continues

Suspending the Rule of Tolerable Violence: Israel’s Attack and Iran’s Retaliation

Secret Agreements: The Australian-Israel Defense Memorandum of Understanding

Death by Algorithm: Israel’s AI War in Gaza

Germany, Gaza and the World Court: Broadening the Scope of Genocide

Aukusing for War: The Real Target is China

Killing Aid Workers: Australia’s Muddled Policy on Israel

The Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Conspiracy as Mother’s Milk

Killing Humanitarians: Israel’s War on Aid Workers in Gaza

Kategate: From Conspiracy to Contrition Extraction

Starvation in Gaza: The World Court’s Latest Intervention

Distinctions Without Difference: The Security Council on Gaza Passes

The AUKUS Cash Cow: Robbing the Australian Taxpayer

Julian Assange and the Plea Nibble

Complicity in Gaza: Holding US Foreign Policy Legally Accountable

Predictable Outcomes: Australia, the National Security Committee, and invading Iraq

Prejudicial Bans: Congress Tosses over TikTok

Matters of Revenue: Meta Abandons Australia’s Media Stable

Aid Wars over Gaza: Resuming Funding to UNRWA