9BR Team – led by Steven Kay QC, with Andrea Becker and Joshua Kern – release Interim Report on the 2020 armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

1st September 2021

On 1 September 2021, Steven Kay QC, Drea Becker and Joshua Kern released an Interim Report on the armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, focusing on attacks on Azerbaijani civilians during the armed conflict with Armenia between September and November 2020, and Armenian conduct during the occupation of the district of Fuzuli between 1993 and… Read more »

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021:The principle of complicity under international criminal law. Steven Kay Q.C. in conversation with Professor Marina Aksenova

5th July 2021

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021 – more details and Zoom link here Steven Kay Q.C. in conversation with Professor Marina Aksenova, IE Law School. The principle of complicity under international criminal law. Introduction: Establishing the principle of complicity (Steven Kay Q.C. 9 Bedford Row Chambers) The different modes of complicity The distinction between intent… Read more »

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021: Interviewing Witnesses in International Criminal Investigations a Conversation with: Professor Eric Shepherd

3rd June 2021

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021 – Interviewing Witnesses in International Criminal Investigations a Conversation with: Professor Eric Shepherd. Date/Time: Monday 7 June 2021, 17:00 BST – more details here.  

Independent Case Review into the investigation of the death of Kiribati Fisheries Observer Eritara Aati Kaierua

19th May 2021

Following a 12-month investigation into the death of Kiribati fisheries observer, Eritara Aati Kaierua, onboard the Taiwanese flagged WIN FAR 636 fishing vessel, Human Rights at Sea publishes an independent case review which explores in detail the incident in March 2020 from the family’s perspective having reviewed all publicly-available information as well as evidence collated… Read more »

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021 – The Protection of Cultural Heritage by the International Criminal Court

12th May 2021

9 Bedford Row’s International Criminal Law Webinar Series 2021 – The Protection of Cultural Heritage by the International Criminal Court: 1700 BST, Wednesday 26 May, 2021. Please click here for full details, or email events@9bedfordrow.co.uk  

Press Release: A Report on the Lundin Case

10th May 2021

10 May 2021 Leading international lawyers find basis of the Swedish Prosecutor’s investigation into Lundin[1] in Sudan fundamentally flawed A new independent report finds that the basis of a Swedish Prosecutor’s criminal investigation into the activities of Lundin Oil (now Lundin Energy) in Sudan between 1997-2003 is fundamentally flawed. The investigation was prompted by the… Read more »

Anne Herzberg and Joshua Kern submit comments on the ICC Office of the Prosecutor’s Draft Policy on Cultural Heritage

29th April 2021

On 15 April 2021, Anne Herzberg and Joshua Kern submitted comments to the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor’s (OTP) as part of the consultation process concerning its Draft Policy on Cultural Heritage (the “Draft Policy”). The comments were submitted further to an invitation which extended by the OTP on 23 March 2021.   Welcome transparency… Read more »

International Webinar: 17.00 BST 6 April 2021, Exercising Universal Jurisdiction in a National Prosecution

31st March 2021

International Webinar: 17.00 BST 6 April 2021, Exercising Universal Jurisdiction in a National Prosecution – full details here