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Kenyatta Defence at ICC Confirmation of Charges Hearing

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ICLB members Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins have been vigorously defending Uhuru Kenyatta at the Confirmation of Charges hearing for the Kenya 2 Case at the ICC.  Today, Mr. Kenyatta took the stand in his own defence. Below are links to news features and articles describing the past few days of hearings.  More clips… Read more »

Confirmation of Charges Hearing in Kenya 2

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The Confirmation Hearing in Kenya 2 is to start on 21 September 20011, the ICLB members Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins will be representing the Deputy Prime Minister Mr Uhuru Kenyatta. Watch the blog and facebook link for the developments in these interesting proceedings, where one of the Judges has already stated the case… Read more »

9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference

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The 9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference is on Saturday 1st October 2011 in London. It reviews some of the cases and situations the 9BRi international criminal law team have dealt with in the last year at the ICC, ICTY, STL, Bangladesh Courts.  Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins of the ICLB will be speaking… Read more »

ICTY: Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač convicted of Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes, Ivan Čermak Aquitted

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Trial Chamber I of the ICTY today convicted Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač, of persecution, deportation, plunder, wanton destruction, two counts of murder, inhumane acts and cruel treatment. These crimes were committed as part of a joint criminal enterprise whose objective was permanent removal of the Serb population from the Krajina region of… Read more »

Initial Appearances in the Kenya PEV Cases at the ICC

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On 7 and 8 April 2011, the initial appearances of William Samoei Ruto, Henry Kiprono Kosgey, Joshua Arap Sang, Francis Kirimi Muthaura, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and Mohammed Hussein Ali took place before a Pre-Trial Chamber of the ICC. The summonses to appear were based on their alleged roles in the Kenyan post-election violence (PEV) of 2007-2008 …. Read more »

Gillian Higgins, ICLB member, joins 9 Bedford Row International

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Gillian Higgins, ICLB member, has joined Steven Kay QC to practice in international criminal law from 9 Bedford Row International, London. Gill has worked since the start of her career in 1999 in international criminal law with Steven. They have been in the following cases together: the ICTR case of Musema, and at the ICTY… Read more »

ICLB Mock Trial Competition 2010 – Winners Announced

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The ICLB Mock Trial Competition 2010, which took place at the ICTY during June and July, was again a great success.  The participants, interns and legal assistants  from ICTY Chambers, Defence and OTP, took on the roles of defence counsel, prosecution counsel, witnesses and accused. On four consecutive Thursday evenings, the mock trial attorneys argued… Read more »

Defence Final Briefs Filed in Gotovina et al. Case at the ICTY

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Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins of the ICLB filed their Final Brief on behalf of Ivan Čermak in The Prosecutor v. Gotovina, Čermak and Markač on Friday 16 July. The brief was filed confidentially due to protection measures but a public version of the document will be available at a future date. Images courtesy of the ICTY website