• Victim Participation in Proceedings of the International Criminal Court – Observations from a Counsel’s Perspective

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    Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR), an inter-disciplinary network founded in 2007 and comprised of academics and students focusing on issues arising in relation to the transition in societies recovering from conflict, will host a seminar addressing victims participation at the ICC. OTJR has invited Jens Dieckmann to provide an in-depth insight into the following topics:… Read more »

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  • The Increasing Scope of the Obligation to Investigate Human Rights Abuses at Sea

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    9BRi Barrister David Hammond and Ben Hardman of Stephenson Harwood LLP assess the increasing scope of the obligation to investigate human rights abuses at sea. Summary 1. Grave breaches of human rights at sea on British flagged vessels are hopefully relatively few and far between. Even so, the UK State is bound by obligations to… Read more »

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  • 9BRi Defence for Uhuru Kenyatta Speaks to the Independent on Sunday

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    On 15 February 2015, the Independent on Sunday (IoS) published a feature entitled ‘ICC damned as “amateur” by British lawyers for acquitted Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’. The report claimed that the ‘competence of the international court set up to try world leaders for crimes against humanity was questioned yesterday by lawyers for its highest-ranking African… Read more »

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  • Press Conference to highlight the release of the Report of Geoffrey Robertson QC into the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal

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    Time and Location: Tuesday 17th February, 13.30 hrs, Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS. Principal speaker: Geoffrey Robertson QC On 17 February a press conference will take place to highlight the publication of the first independent review and assessment of the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICT), as undertaken by Mr. Geoffrey Robertson QC…. Read more »

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  • Press Release: U.N. Commission of Inquiry Must Resist All Forms of Sabotage and Malign Influence and Deliver According to its Mandate

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    Toby Cadman and the 9 Bedford Row International, London have been instructed by the Hemaya Centre for Human Rights in Gaza and the Arab Organisation for Human Rights UK, to draft and submit a report to the UN Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict. Following those instructions, a preliminary report has been presented… Read more »

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  • David Hammond to speak at London Shipping Law Centre event ‘The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue and Human Rights’ 10 February 2015

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    LONDON SHIPPING LAW CENTRE WELCOMES MEMBERS AND OTHER SHIPPING PROFESSIONALS TO THE THIRD MONTHLY SEMINAR IN THE 2014 – 2015 EVENTS PROGRAMME The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue & Human Rights Introduction The Seafarer has many issues to contend with at sea while often working under difficult conditions and in between voyages where skills and education are… Read more »

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  • ICTY Appeals Chamber Delivers Judgment in Popović et al.

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    On Friday 30 January 2015, the ICTY Appeals Chamber issued its Judgment in the case of Popović et al, the Tribunal’s largest completed case to date. The Appellants, five senior Bosnian Serbian military officials Vujadin Popović, Ljubiša Beara, Drago Nikolić, Radivoje Miletić, and Radivoje Miletić, had been tried for crimes perpetrated by Bosnian Serb forces… Read more »

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  • INTERPOL Red Notice removal: Eeva Heikkila to speak at the Open Dialog Foundation event in Paris – Thursday 29 January 2015

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    The abuse of the INTERPOL mechanisms for political purposes will be discussed at an event hosted by the Open Dialog Foundation in Paris. Eeva Heikkila of 9 Bedford Row will lead a distinguished panel in discussion about the challenges the organisation faces and the reforms it acutely needs. INTERPOL and the Red Notices in particular… Read more »

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