Advice, Representation and Cases

Justice & Human Rights for Africa

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


News from Virunga National Park

Over the last few days, Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), lost six colleagues in what is said to be one of the most tra...

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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.


Judgments Delivered by African Court On Human and ...

By Mohammed Subhan Hussain The African Court On Human and Peoples’ Rights recently delivered a series of judgments. Summaries for three of the cases can be read below; additionally relevant link...

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Members of Congolese Militia Group Convicted of Raping Children

Before a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) twelve members of a Congolese militia group calling itself Djeshi ya Yesu (The Army of Jesus)...

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Arcs of Global Justice – A Celebration of P...

On Friday 8th December, a conference and reception is to be held at 9 Bedford Row to mark the launch of an essay collection entitled: Arcs of Global Justice, which serves to honour Professor William S...

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Mental Health in the Legal Profession

Research suggests that 1 in 6 employees at any one time will experience mental health issues in the UK. These account for 30-40% of absences from work...

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Steven Kay QC to Moderate Session on International Human Rights Bodies at IBA/EL...

Steven Kay QC will moderate the session on International Human Rights Bodies at the IBA/ELSA conference Sunday 5th of November 2017 at 9.30am at Queen...

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9 Bedford Row Ranked in the Legal 500

The Chambers of 9 Bedford Row was recently ranked in the Legal 500, described as a “formidable set containing exceptionally talented barristers ...

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The War Crimes Film Collection

For the first time, some of the most important films about war crimes have been gathered together by award-wining film director Michael Christoffersen...

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Influential International Criminal Law Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni (1937-2017)

On 25th September, Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, one of the most influential international criminal law professors, died at his Chicago home aged 79 due t...

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UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi Requests ICC to Open Investigation into Crim...

The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Burundi has urgently requested that the International Criminal Court (ICC) open an investigation into crim...

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