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Crowdfunding Campaign Launched in Support of Virunga National Park

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9BRi Support for Virunga National Park in DRC continues as Virunga Park Director Emmanuel de Merode is running the London Marathon 3 years after surviving an assassination attempt. 9BRi provided legal support to Virunga in its challenge to defeat oil exploitation and prevent the damage to the unique eco-system of this important World Heritage site…. Read more »

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South Africa Reverses its Withdrawal from ICC Statute

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It is being reported that South Africa has ceased all internal and external processes in relation to its withdrawal from the ICC Statute. Earlier this week, South African Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha revoked the ICC Repeal Bill. Furthermore, South Africa is said to have countermanded its official notification to the UN… Read more »

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Press Release: 21/02/17 – Today the UK Parliament Passed Historic Magnitsky Asset Freezing Sanctions

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                    Press Release For Immediate Distribution http://lawandorderinrussia.org/2017/today-the-uk-parliament-passed-historic-magnitsky-asset-freezing-sanctions/ 21 February 2017 – Today the UK House of Commons unanimously passed the UK Magnitsky Sanctions legislation. The Magnitsky Sanctions legislation was voted on as part of the UK Criminal Finances Bill. It will allow the British government to… Read more »

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Press Release: Russia Reissues Arrest Warrant for William Browder and his Magnitsky Justice Campaign Colleague

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  http://lawandorderinrussia.org/2017/russia-reissues-arrest-warrant-for-william-browder-and-his-magnitsky-justice-campaign-colleague/ Russia Reissues Arrest Warrant for William Browder and his Magnitsky Justice Campaign Colleague 17 February 2017 – Today, the Tverskoi District Court in Moscow reissued an arrest warrant for William Browder, head of the Magnitsky Justice Campaign, and his colleague, Ivan Cherkasov, in the latest act of retaliation against the campaigners. The Russian… Read more »

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Notice Report on Egypt Courts & Some Recent Challenges

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We are pleased to issue the report “Egypt Courts & Some Recent Challenges”. Electronic versions of this report with others by 9 Bedford Row may be found at www.egyptevidence.com. This report was commissioned by the State Litigation Authority of Egypt and addresses a number of headline issues concerning human rights in Egypt. The chapters look… Read more »

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Opportunity: Legal Intern Required

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The International Practice Group at 9 Bedford Row International (9BRi) is seeking a legal intern to be based at their London Chambers. Interns will be assigned to a project and be responsible for assisting barristers and other team members. This includes, but is not limited to, performing legal research and preparing memoranda, assisting with and… Read more »

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IBA Event: The World in Crisis Conference – Booking Now Open

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Dear colleagues, It is our pleasure to bring you preliminary details for the IBA War Crimes conference entitled The World in Crisis taking place at the Peace Palace, The Hague, the Netherlands on 04 February 2017. Following the success of the previous conferences with 300 participants registered, this event will bring together leading war crimes… Read more »

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Kenya Contemplates Departure from ICC

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In a speech earlier this week, President Uhuru Kenyatta, said that Kenya will have to think carefully about its membership of the International Criminal Court. The President stated in his address that “We have sought the changes that will align the ICC to respect national sovereignty. Those changes have not been forthcoming. We will therefore… Read more »