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ICCBA President David Hooper Responds to Criticisms


David Hooper QC of 25 Bedford Row, and President of the recently formed International Criminal Court Bar Association (ICCBA) has defended the new group against criticism it has received from several bar associations. The ICCBA was founded in order to represent counsel and support staff working at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague…. Read more »


#JusticeMatters campaign and Facebook Page Launched by ICC to Honor the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016)


This year, the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016) is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17th July 1998. The Rome Statute is the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which seeks to deter people from committing genocide, crimes against humanity and war… Read more »


9BRi Barrister Toby Cadman on the Sentencing of Jean-Pierre Bemba


On 21st June Congolese ex-rebel leader and former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court for failing to prevent war crimes and sexual violence. The following day, 9BRi barrister Toby Cadman was quoted in an article published online by SBS World… Read more »