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Justice & Human Rights for Africa

Associated with: International Criminal Law Bureau and 9 Bedford Row International

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ICC Sentences Al-Mahdi for Cultural Destruction in Landmark Case

The International Criminal Court has sentenced junior civil servant turned Islamic militant leader, Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, to nine years imprisonment...

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ARC is an initiative whose mission is to secure justice and strengthen the rule of law in Africa

ARC provides legal representation and advice on the preparation of cases before the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights. ARC also provides legal services for individuals, NGOs and States in matters before the African Commission.

ARC is dedicated to the provision of legal services in Africa, including the collection of data and evidence, the conduct of legal research, provision of advice and court representation for individuals, NGOs and States.

ARC's legal services can be obtained through the office of Gillian Higgins at 9 Bedford Row International.

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International Nuremberg Principles Academy Newslet...

For more information on the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, please visit: http://www.nurembergacademy.org Latest News: Academy bids farewell to Ambassador Bernd Borchardt and welcomes new ...

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Press Release: ‘Application of human rights throughout the maritime envir...

IMHR 2016 Conference Review A week after the inaugural International Maritime Human Rights (IMHR) conference took place on Wednesday 14 September 2016...

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ICC Extends Remit to Include Cases of Environmenta...

On Thursday 15th September, Fatou Bensouda, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), published a detailed policy document providing guidance on how her office will prioritise the sele...

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2016 IBA ICL Perspectives Report – Now Available to Download and Read

‘Evidence Matters in ICC Trials’ is the latest report of the IBA’s ICC and ICL Programme as part of the thematic series IBA ICL Pers...

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IBA: Call for Submissions – Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in North Ko...

Michael Maya, Director of the North American office for the International Bar Association (IBA), recently announced that the War Crimes Committee is l...

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Case Summary: Application No 004/2011 African Commission on Human and Peoples’...

By Harriet Page Periodically, ARC reviews the jurisprudence before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights. On behalf of ARC, Harriet Page re...

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#JusticeMatters campaign and Facebook Page Launched by ICC to Honor the Day of I...

This year, the Day of International Criminal Justice (17th July 2016) is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since the adoption of the Rome Statut...

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IBA Event Retrospective: Trials in Absentia in International Criminal Justice

On Wednesday 8th June the International Bar Association (IBA) Hague Office organized an event that was a Roundtable Discussion on Trials in absentia i...

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Jean-Pierre Bemba Jailed for 18 Years After Landmark Conviction at the ICC

Yesterday (June 21st) it was announced that Jean-Pierre Bemba, Congolese ex-rebel leader, has been jailed for 18 years following a conviction at the I...

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