• Diplomacy, Immunity and Justice

    Bahrain Prince

    After the Bahraini precedent, will leaders from Egypt, Israel and Syria have to think twice before travelling abroad? by Toby Cadman The British courts have long been considered a forum of independent and impartial justice. One of the principal components of this system of justice is the application of universal jurisdiction; a process which allows… Read more »

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


    9 Bedford Row is proud to sponsor 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?’ Judge Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights, will be the key note speaker. The event will be chaired by Steven… Read more »

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  • Almudena Bernabeu of 9 Bedford Row International Selected as One of the Top Ten Female Lawyers in Spain

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    The political magazine Expansion has been publishing for years the list of the 100 Best Lawyers in Spain. This year, only 9 of the lawyers listed were women. The legal profession in Spain has been slowly, but dramatically transforming over the past few years and the reality is that today amongst the most prominent advocates in every field… Read more »

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  • INTERPOL Red Notice removal: Eeva Heikkila to speak at the Frontline Club London – Friday 26 September 2014

    Interpol Red Notice

    The Frontline Club will host an event on the abuse of the Interpol Red Notice system by Russia and other countries to intimidate and repatriate dissidents and people facing state-backed extortion, and how some EU states are assisting those countries. An experienced advocate, Eeva Heikkila has challenged a number of politically motivated Red Notices and… Read more »

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  • The Push Back Situation in Australia – ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ and ‘Stop the Boats’

    Operation Soverign Borders

    THE PUSH BACK SITUATION IN AUSTRALIA A CASE STUDY ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES FOR INDONESIAN MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES TRYING TO SEEK REFUGE IN AUSTRALIA David Hammond & Andrea Tang 10 September 2014   PDF VERSION: 20140910-HRAS_Case_Study_The Push Back Situation in Australia   INTRODUCTION “This is a test of wills and Australia has lost. What counts is… Read more »

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  • Collective Responsibility: The Notion of Prosecuting of Organizations Under International Law

    Bangladesh Liberation

    By Toby M. Cadman and Lennart Poulsen The Government of Bangladesh has consistently stated that the legal framework of the International Crimes Tribunal, a national institution established in March 2010 to deal with atrocities committed during the 1971 War of Liberation, meets the highest international standards and is founded on the ‘Nuremberg Principles’.   It has… Read more »

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  • The Human Rights at Sea international initiative contributes to the German Federal Government’s initiative “Charter of the Future – One World – Our Responsibility” by invitation as part of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals

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      The HRAS international initiative is strongly represented in Germany. Its engagement with and by the German Federal Government has been a leading example of direct European engagement on the international issue of promoting human rights at sea, associated good governance and best practice for human rights in the maritime environment. The crucial importance of… Read more »

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  • The Bar Association of San Francisco, the Center for Justice and Accountability and 9 Bedford Row International hosts seminar on Bangladesh War Crimes Trials


    Justice Denied: The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunals On 13 August 2014 I was privileged to be invited to speak at the Bar Association of San Francisco at a conference entitled ‘Justice Defeated: Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal.  The conference was chaired by Almudena Bernabeu from the Center for Justice and Accountability (http://www.cja.org) and took the form… Read more »

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