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ICC: Practical Guide For The Media – Now Online

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A guest blog by Geraldine Coughlan A new Practical Guide for the Media reporting on the International Criminal Court (ICC) is now available online at: English |French. The ICC’s Public Affairs Unit compiled the Practical Guide for the media covering the work of the Court remotely, or from The Hague, as an essential working tool for journalists. This Guide… Read more »

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Sudan’s al-Bashir flies out of South Africa despite court ruling

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From BBC News: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes, has left South Africa, pre-empting a court ruling over an international warrant for his arrest. The Pretoria High Court was due to decide whether he should be handed over to the International Criminal Court which charged him with the crimes. Mr Bashir… Read more »

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Global Witness: New Evidence of Bribery and Corruption by Soco International in Virunga National Park

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9 Bedford Row International has received the following news of the bribery and corruption investigation they advised Virunga National Park to take: Today, as Virunga National Park Director, Emmanuel de Merode and Southern Sector Warden, Innocent Mburanumwe are in Washington DC to receive one of the highest accolades in conservation - the prestigious ‘Rolex National Geographic… Read more »

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Professor Dr. Otto Triffterer (1931-2015)

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Obituary of Professor Dr. Otto Triffterer, by Astrid Reisinger Coracini We are deeply saddened to announce that Professor Dr. Otto Triffterer passed away on 1 June 2015. Professor Triffterer’s distinguished academic career was deeply rooted in the field of international criminal law. Following studies at the University of Freiburg and at Harvard University, he defended his… Read more »

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Russian Government Continues to Eliminate Evidence in the Magnitsky Case by Destroying Video Recordings of Magnitsky’s Last Hours in Detention

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Press Release by Magnitsky Justice Campaign 5 June 2015 – The Russian authorities have told Sergei Magnitsky’s mother that they have destroyed the video recordings of Sergei Magnitsky’s last hours before his killing in Matrosskaya Tishina detention center. In correspondence with Sergei Magnitsky’s mother, General Major V.Alyshev, Deputy Head of the Russian Investigative Committee’s Main Investigative Department, has confirmed the… Read more »

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ADC ICTY – Training on “Witness Proofing”

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The ADC ICTY will hold another training on 6 June 2015 as part of the advocacy training sessions organised this year. This next training will focus on “witness proofing” and will be provided by Marie O’Leary, currently a Counsel (Consultant) for the Office of Public Counsel for the Defence (OPCD) at the ICC.  The one-day event… Read more »