Advice, Representation and Cases

Justice & Human Rights for Africa

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

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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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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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Case Summary: Application No 004/2011 African Comm...

By Harriet Page Periodically, ARC reviews the jurisprudence before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights. On behalf of ARC, Harriet Page reviews Application No 004/2011 African Commission o...

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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 Int...

On Wednesday 8th June the International Bar Association (IBA) Hague Office organized an event that was a Roundtable Discussion on Trials in absentia in international criminal justice. Over 130 delegat...

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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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Tika’s Story – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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 t...

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Sentinels of Forests – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

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...

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Twinning Project – Lawyers Against Poverty Week

A pilot twinning project for lawyers has been launched between Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty and the League of Women Lawyers in Tajikistan. The in...

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The African Court Establishes First Jurisprudence on the Freedom of Expression &...

By Benedict Nzioki Lohé Issa Konaté, a journalist who was imprisoned for a year, and whose newspaper was shut down for making allegations of corrupt...

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A Tale of Two Women – Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty Week

As part of Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty Week, 9BRi, ICLB and ARC follow the story of Zanjira, a woman who runs a legal clinic in Tajikistan, and ...

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