• ‘The Defence in International Criminal Courts’: Members of 9 Bedford Row to Speak at ICWC Conference at Marburg University, 3 – 5 December 2014

    Steven Kay QC, Gillian Higgins and Jens Dieckmann of 9 Bedford Row will be speaking at the conference “The Defence in International Criminal Courts”, to be held from 3 – 5 December 2014, at the International Research and Documentation Centre for War Crimes Trials (ICWC) at the University of Marburg, Germany. To view the conference programme,… Read more »

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  • The European Court of Human Rights: Master of the Law but not of the Facts?

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    The British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s event ‘The European Court of Human Rights: Master of the Law but not of the Facts?’ took place at Senate House on the 6th November 2014. Judge Dean Spielmann addressed the difficult issue of whether the Court can really separate the process of assessment of law from the… Read more »

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  • Gaza Flotilla: A War Crime, But A Minor One

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    Justice has eluded the Palestinian people for too long but the wind of change may be gathering speed.       By Toby Cadman Originally published at http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/11/gaza-flotilla-war-crime-but-mi-2014116122716341609.html   The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague has declined to open a formal investigation into the Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara on May 31, 2010…. Read more »

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  • Human Rights Supporters Rally to Protect Seafarers

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    Article first produced in the Maritime Executive  29 October 2014 The Human Rights at Sea international maritime initiative led by English barrister David Hammond is gaining momentum as partner associations, supporting entities and correspondents from around the world continue to join forces to address the issue of human rights abuses at sea. Hammond leads the maritime… Read more »

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  • Beyond the Façade: The Anatomy of Injustice


    On 17 September 2014 the Bangladesh Supreme Court ruled on an appeal against the conviction and death sentence originally imposed on 28 February 2013 by the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (“Tribunal”) on Maulana Allama Delwar Hossain Sayedee. Sayedee was originally convicted of eight charges of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death in respect of… Read more »

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  • The ICC, Israel, and Palestine – The Time Has Come The Walrus Said To Talk of Many Things


    Toby Cadman joins JiC for this guest-post on why there is seemingly a reluctance on the part of the Palestinian Authority to sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Toby is a barrister from 9 Bedford Row. He is defence counsel at the Bangladesh Tribunal and has been counsel in the Uhuru Kenyatta case at the ICC. http://justiceinconflict.org/2014/10/27/the-icc-israel-and-palestine-the-time-has-come-the-walrus-said-to-talk-of-many-things/ There are… Read more »

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  • David Hammond to speak on CSR & Human Rights at the World Oil and Gas Commercial Security Forum London – 29 Oct 14

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    9BRi’s David Hammond will be joining international speakers at this years World Oil and Gas Corporate Security Forum in London by invitation, to discuss issues of human rights and business as part of commercial Corporate Social Responsibility. Joining him on 29 October in the session entitled “Incorporating Human Rights Commitments With Wider Corporate Policies & Responsibilities”… Read more »

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  • IBA Annual Conference on International Criminal law: 31 Jan-1 Feb 2015 Peace Palace, The Hague


    The IBA Annual Conference on International Criminal Law:“International legal challenges for 2015″ will take place on 31 January – 1 February 2015 at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The conference will address the following topics: – Respecting state sovereignty and the ICC – unwilling or unable? – Russia and Ukraine – Israel and Gaza. Sri Lanka and… Read more »

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