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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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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 »

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International Nuremberg Principles Academy Newsletter – December 2016

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                    For more information on the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, please visit: http://www.nurembergacademy.org   Latest News: 70th Anniversary of the Verdicts of the International Military Tribunal On 1 October 2016 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the verdicts of the International Military Tribunal (IMT),… Read more »

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Closing argument in Mladić

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From 5 to 16 December the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will hear closing argument for the last time. General Mladić faces an eleven count indictment, alleging genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war. These substantive offences are alleged to have been committed through all possible modes… Read more »

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Press Release: British Parliament Moves to Impose Magnitsky Asset Freezes on the U.K. Property of Human Rights Violators

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                    PRESS RELEASE http://lawandorderinrussia.org/2016/british-parliament-moves-to-impose-magnitsky-asset-freezes-on-the-u-k-property-of-human-rights-violators/ British Parliament Moves to Impose Magnitsky Asset Freezes on the U.K. Property of Human Rights Violators 05 December 2016 – Members of Parliament from all of Britain’s main political parties have joined forces to introduce Magnitsky asset freezing legislation in the UK… Read more »