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Immunity from arrest for member of diplomatic special mission

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Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party lost their claim for judicial review of the decision of the UK Foreign Secretary and the Director of Public Prosecutions that a member of a special mission had immunity from arrest. Click the link below to read the full story: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/immunity-from-arrest-for-member-of-diplomatic-special-mission-jgz0d2qgv?shareToken=7316c3134044c57fe86de38aa27cc231   Image source: www.ultimateflags.com    

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Options for Justice: A Handbook for Designing Accountability Mechanisms for Grave Crimes

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The Open Society Justice Initiative has released a report titled Options for Justice: A Handbook for Designing Accountability Mechanisms for Grave Crimes. It is a handbook that studies investigative mechanisms designed to deliver accountability in the aftermath of a conflict, and takes a detailed look at their design and impact. Extensive research, involving dozens of… Read more »

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Method to the Madness? John Bolton and US Objections to ICC Jurisdiction, by Steven Kay QC and Joshua Kern

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Steven Kay QC and Joshua Kern have co-authored a piece for Opinio Juris, an online forum dedicated to discussing international law and international relations. Earlier this week, US National Security Advisor John Bolton declared the intention of his country’s government to rely on the American Service members’ Protection Act of 2002 to protect both America… Read more »

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John Bolton speech to the Federalist Society in The Hague on behalf of the US Government

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On Monday 10 September, US National Security Adviser John Bolton appeared at the Federalist Society in Washington, D.C. and delivered his first major speech since joining the White House. Mr Bolton’s remarks, together with a link to Al Jazeera’s Inside Story on the ICC’s historic travails (as exemplified by the withdrawal of charges against President… Read more »

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Liechtenstein’s Modern Day Grave Robbers – Stealing The Assets of Dead Clients, Steven Kay QC To Speak at OACLONDON 2018

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 Liechtenstein’s Modern Day Grave Robbers Stealing The Assets of Dead Clients Steven Kay QC to Speak at OACLONDON 2018 on Liechtenstein’s Modern Day Grave Robbers. In the early 1990s, Information Technology specialist Klaus Lins claimed to have discovered evidence that a Liechtenstein fiduciary was misappropriating the assets of wealthy clients when they died, instead of… Read more »