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IBA Political Prisons Report Used in Recent US Congressional Resolution


A recent US Congressional resolution relies extensively on passages from the IBA’s Political Prisons Inquiry report in which 9 Bedford Row’s Steven Kay QC and Kirsty Sutherland acted as counsel for the Inquiry. Pages 3-6 are devoted to a lengthy, verbatim recitation of Inquiry findings. Please see the following link for further details:  … Read more »


‘Bringing ISIS to Justice’, Article for ‘ IBA Global Insight’ with Comments from Jens Dieckmann


Yola Verbruggen, a Multimedia Journalist for the International Bar Association (IBA) has written a piece that has been included in the February edition of the organisation’s journal: ‘IBA Global Insight’. Titled ‘Bringing ISIS to justice’, Verbruggen’s article explores the methods and advantages of a coordinated, legal effort against the terrorist group, as well as the… Read more »


Demirtas Trial to Continue in April


Friday 16th February 2018 Written by Margaret Owen, International Trial Observer and Barrister The Demirtas case has been adjourned until April. This is because the indictment runs to 550 pages and was far too long for Selahattin Demirtas and his lawyers to read and provide a defense against all of the charges. Demirtas has returned… Read more »