• 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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  • ADC-ICTY Ethics Training

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    Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – Ethics Training Event This comprehensive one-day training will focus on ethical issues during the pre-trial, trial and appeal stages and will address a number of pertinent questions in the form of three panel discussions. Date: 8 November 2014 Time: 9:00… Read more »

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  • Human Rights in Business and legal engagement by the maritime industry

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      Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) Founder, David Hammond, attended the International Bar Association (IBA) Conference in Tokyo to engage in the business and human rights forum as part of one of the IBA showcase seminars “We’re all human rights Lawyers now – the convergence of business and human rights and what it means for… Read more »

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  • Diplomacy, Immunity and Justice

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    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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