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Justice & Human Rights for Africa

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

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ACHPR Delegation to Visit Republic of Côte d’Ivoire on Human Rights Promotion...

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR or the Commission) has issued a press release outlining a human rights promotion mission ...

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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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Olabisi Dare Talks About the AU’s Involvemen...

Mr. Olabisi Dare, the Head of the Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division in the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC), was recently interviewed b...

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Brazil President in Unfair Trial

by Gillian Higgins and Steven Kay QC On 12th May 2016, 55 of the 81 members of the Senate voted to put President Rousseff on trial before the Senate o...

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Expert Electoral Observation Mission Deployed by A...

Today sees the re-run of the presidential and gubernatorial elections in 13 polling stations across the autonomous Island of Anjouan. The African Union Commission has announced the arrival of its Elec...

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ADC-ICTY: ICLB Mock Trial and Training 13th – 18th June 2016

Over the course of one week in June (13th – 18th) there is a series of evening seminars being held at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for...

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Simone Gbagbo’s Trial Begins in Abidjan

Today, Simone Gbagbo (pictured) is set to go on trial on charges of crimes against humanity relating to the 2010-2011 post-election violence committed...

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Washington DC IBA Annual Conference – War Crimes Committee Mock Trial

70 years after the judgment at Nuremberg – has the US failed to support international justice at the ICC? Steven Kay QC of 9 Bedford Row Interna...

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Signing of Host Agreement for 2016 AU Summit Takes Place Between Secretary-Gener...

Earlier this week on Monday 2nd May, a signing ceremony took place at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The African Union Commission signed the Host...

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HRW Issues Report on the Abusive Treatment of Journalists in Somalia

Human Rights Watch is reporting that both the government of Somalia and Islamist extremist group Al-Shabab are using abusive methods to affect media c...

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Highest Order of the Republic of Serbia on Strips Awarded to AU Commission Chair...

The President of the Republic of Serbia has awarded Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, with the highest Orde...

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