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ADC-ICTY – Conference proceedings of the Legacy Conference published


A guest blog by Isabel Düsterhöft The ADC-ICTY has published the conference proceedings of its Legacy Conference, held on 29 November 2013 in The Hague, in the form of a Legacy Conference publication in 2015. The publication contains the transcripts of the conference as well as additional articles, a preface, introduction and conclusion. The keynote speech of the Legacy Conference… Read more »


Ngudjolo – Arrested by Dutch authorities in order to be deported to DRC


On 27 February 2015, the ICC Appeals Chamber confirmed, by majority, the acquittal of Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui, upholding the Trial Chamber’s judgement of acquittal issued on 18 December 2012. Immediately following the ICC Appeals Chamber’s judgement, Mr. Ngudjolo was arrested by the Dutch authorities in order to be deported to the DRC. After a last minute ruling… Read more »

Khaleda Zia BBC Com

“We urge the government of Bangladesh to begin dialogue with opposition”


Following the decision of the Bangladeshi  government to arrest the leader of the opposition Bangladesh National Party, Khaleda Zia, the Financial Times has published a letter by Lord Carlile QC, Steven Kay QC and Toby Cadman of 9 Beford Row London and Niccolò A Figà-Talamanca, Secretary-General of No Peace Without Justice. The letter stresses that the decision to… Read more »


Victim Participation in Proceedings of the International Criminal Court – Observations from a Counsel’s Perspective


Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR), an inter-disciplinary network founded in 2007 and comprised of academics and students focusing on issues arising in relation to the transition in societies recovering from conflict, will host a seminar addressing victims participation at the ICC. OTJR has invited Jens Dieckmann to provide an in-depth insight into the following topics:… Read more »


ICL from The Hague to Berlin


Recently two ICL conferences took place in The Hague and Berlin, respectively. The International Bar Association held its Annual Conference on International Criminal Law in The Hague from 31 January to 1 February 2015. A week before, on 24 January 2015, the Association of International Criminal Defence Lawyers Germany e.V.  held its 9th Annual Conference… Read more »