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#JusticeMatters campaign and Facebook Page Launched by ICC to Honor the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016)

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This year, the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016) is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17th July 1998. The Rome Statute is the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which seeks to deter people from committing genocide, crimes against humanity and war… Read more »

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International Nuremberg Principles Academy Newsletter – June 2016

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                    Latest News: Nuremberg Academy and Grotius Centre Sign Partnership Agreement In the presence of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, Bernd Borchardt, Founding Director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and Professor Carsten Stahn, Program Director of the Grotius… Read more »

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Tika’s Story – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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                    A short documentary on the Oxfam Lawyers Against Poverty webpage follows the story of Tika Darlami, a woman living in Nepal who used to have serious trouble communicating with other people and becoming involved in her community due to low self-esteem. However, as the three… Read more »

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Sentinels of Forests – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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                    A short film available on the Oxfam Lawyers Against Poverty webpage and the official Oxfam YouTube Channel depicts the work carried out by Oxfam India to help the adivasi, who live in the forest areas of Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra…. Read more »

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Twinning Project – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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                    A pilot twinning project for lawyers has been launched between Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty and the League of Women Lawyers in Tajikistan. The intention of the twinning project is to not only aid the fight against poverty but to create a worldwide network of lawyers,… Read more »

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Lawyers Against Poverty

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                    Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty enables members of the legal community to help fight poverty. When a lawyer joins Lawyers Against Poverty and contributes to the Justice Fund, they are helping to finance targeted projects that increase access to justice and the rule of law for… Read more »

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An Introduction to Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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                    Following the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes ‘ensuring access to justice for all’ (Goal 16), Oxfam created Lawyers Against Poverty (LAP) to focus specifically on the vital role lawyers play in ending poverty. It is a growing membership network of lawyers… Read more »

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“PLANO C DO GOLPE”: PROPOSTA DE NOVA ELEIÇÃO PRESIDENCIAL SEM CONVOCAÇAO DE ELEIÇOES GERAIS E DE CONSTITUINTE EXCLUSIVA (Portuguese)

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Jorge Rubem Folena de Oliveira Advogado constitucionalista e doutor em ciência política   Antes de tudo, é importante esclarecer à opinião pública que os senhores congressistas não detêm autorização constitucional para reduzir ou limitar o mandato constitucional de um Presidente da República (eleito diretamente pelo povo para o exercício do cargo por quatro anos), convocando… Read more »

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Written evidence from Noha Mellor, PhD, University of Bedfordshire

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Noha Mellor, Professor of Arab Media at the Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance at the University of Bedfordshire has written a report on the Egyptian face of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. The evidence contained within this document intends to help familiarise readers with the movement and its record as a representative of political… Read more »

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Leaked Recordings Show Corruption in the Impeachment Battle Against President Rousseff

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One of Brazil’s biggest newspapers Folha de São Paulo, released these recordings on 23rd May, between Sergio Machado (former executive in the Federal Oil company Petrobras) and now, former Planning Minister Romero Jucá, one of interim President Michel Temer’s closest allies. Sergio Machado himself is deeply involved in the Petrobras scandal and faces several accusations. The… Read more »

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The Sham Impeachment Trial of the Brazilian President Proved

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Transcripts published by Brazil’s largest newspaper, Folha de São Paulo reveal secret conversations that took place in March 2016, just weeks before the impeachment vote upon Dilma Rousseff, the democratically elected Brazilian President. They show explicit plotting between the new planning minister (then-senator), Romero Jucá, and former oil executive Sergio Machado — both of whom… Read more »

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UN Special Envoy for Syria Warns that No Truce and Lack of Aid Will Ruin Credibility of Intra-Syria Peace Talks

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At a recent press conference de Mistura said that: “Obviously we are in clear hurry to start re-introducing the next round of the intra-Syrian talks but the message was clear: if we don’t have the atmosphere conducive for increasing the cessation of hostilities tenure […] and a substantial improvement on the humanitarian access, then the… Read more »