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In Bangladesh: Reconciliation or Revenge?

17 November 2011 by Administrator

Over the last 20 years, international criminal justice has developed rapidly, and most people see this as a change for the better. Thanks to the labors, however imperfect, of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, and of ad-hoc tribunals from Sierra Leone to Cambodia, it has been established that politicians and warlords who commit terrible crimes against the vulnerable can no longer count on impunity.

But a trial now starting in Bangladesh risks making a mockery of that principle.

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Tagged Bangladesh

 

The Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal: Reconciliation or Revenge?

10 November 2011 by Administrator

The steady development of international criminal law and of war crimes tribunals in particular over the past 20 years has owed much to the maxim ‘No Peace Without Justice’. But there can be no peace without a winner; and in the aftermath it is the winner who gets to dispense the justice and write the history. All too frequently, the international judicial process has drawn accusations of providing a means of revenge rather than reconciliation.

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Posted in International
Tagged Bangladesh

 

Toby Cadman Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Syrian Crisis

9 November 2011 by Administrator

Al Jazeera interview with Toby Cadman of 9 Bedford Row International on the current crisis in Syria

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Posted in International
Tagged Syria

 

The Arab Spring and Attempts to Re-imagine Sovereignty

7 November 2011 by Administrator

A guest blog by Richard Cashman

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Posted in International

 

Human Rights Watch Concern At Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Intimidation

7 November 2011 by Administrator

Human Rights Watch has raised concerns over intimidation of the Defence that has been taking place at the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal. The lack of protection measures for Defence witnesses is apparent as this Tribunal which has been structured to be skewed against the Defence.

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Posted in International
Tagged Bangladesh

 

ICLB Receives Lexis Nexis Blog of the Year Nomination

2 November 2011 by Administrator

The International Criminal Law Bureau has been nominated for the Lexis Nexis Top International & Foreign Law Blog of the Year.

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Posted in International

 

David Young appointed counsel in case at Lebanon Tribunal

28 October 2011 by Administrator

On the 26th October 2011 the Head of the Defence Office at the Special Tribunal for the Lebanon appointed David Young, as lead Counsel to defend Assad Hassan SABRA, one of the four accused in the Rafik Hariri assassination case.

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Posted in International
Tagged Lebanon

 

The Death of Gaddafi

21 October 2011 by Administrator

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who was killed in Sirte yesterday by rebel Libyan forces, will now join Saddam Hussein, Ben Ali of Tunisia and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak as another fallen dictator of the 1960s generation. A number remain, including Syria’s Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

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Posted in International
Tagged Gaddafi, Libya

 

The Bangladesh ICT - Public Statement by the Defence

17 October 2011 by Administrator

The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh: International Standards and Fundamental Freedoms

Public Statement by the Defence Team

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Posted in International
Tagged Bangladesh

 

John Cammegh to Deliver Address to St Anthony’s College Oxford on Bangladesh ICT

14 October 2011 by Administrator

On Tuesday 18 October, John Cammegh of 9BRi is to appear at St Anthony's College, Oxford, to deliver an address on the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) and international law in South Asia.

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Posted in International
Tagged Bangladesh

 

9BRi Annual Conference on International Criminal Law

13 October 2011 by Administrator

The 9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference has been rescheduled for 19 November 2011.

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Posted in International

 

International Crisis Group - Policy Briefing or Legal interference?

30 September 2011 by Steven Kay

The International Crisis Group working out of Nairobi and Brussels has produced a report on the Kenya proceedings just before the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber II is due to return its decision on the confirmation of charges hearing. I can not let it pass without criticism but read it for yourselves.

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Posted in International
Tagged Kenya

 

Toby Cadman presents a statement on behalf of the Syrian Emergency Task Force and Syrian Revolution

28 September 2011 by Administrator

Toby Cadman presents a statement on behalf of the Syrian Emergency Task Force and Syrian Revolution General Commission to the world's media in Washington, D.C.

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Posted in International
Tagged Syria

 

Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal first day of charging process

28 September 2011 by Steven Kay

The first day of the process known as framing of the charges at the Bangladesh War Crimes tribunal has ended in the Sayedee case.

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Posted in International
Tagged Bangladesh

 

John Traversi visit to Mexico to investigate human rights abuses

27 September 2011 by Administrator

John Traversi returns from a visit to Mexico where he formed part of a Bar Human Rights Committee delegation, investigating reported abuses of human rights in that country.

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Posted in International
Tagged Mexico

 

Sergei Magnitsky’s mother demands justice against Russian authorities

27 September 2011 by Steven Kay

Sergei Magnitsky's mother demands justice for the death of her son.
Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage, will be speaking later this year at the 9 BRi conference and will tell the audience the chilling details of the death of this courageous lawyer at the hands of the Russian authorities

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Posted in International
Tagged Russia

 

Steven Kay QC ICC opening statement in the confirmation hearing of Uhuru Kenyatta

25 September 2011 by Steven Kay

Video of opening statement in ICC confirmation hearing.

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Posted in International
Tagged Kenya

 

Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins file challenge to the jurisdiction in ICC Kenya case

20 September 2011 by Steven Kay

The legal argument contesting jurisdiction at the ICC in the Kenya case has been filed by Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins of the ICLB and 9 Bedford Row International as counsel acting for Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Posted in International
Tagged Kenya

 

Steven Kay QC at Sri Lankan Lawyers Association Conference

20 September 2011 by Steven Kay

Steven Kay QC will be presenting a speech upon the principles of complementarity at the ICC for the Sri Lankan Lawyers Association Conference on “Challenges to Reconciliation”

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Posted in International
Tagged Sri Lanka

 

Steven Kay QC to address The European Parliament Human Rights Committee for the Voice of Beslan

14 September 2011 by Steven Kay

Steven Kay QC the lawyer representing Voice of Beslan in front of the European Court of Human Rights, where they have filed a lawsuit concerning the government's investigation of the attack, will update members on the court case.

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Posted in International
Tagged Beslan, Russia

 

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