Advice, Representation and Cases

Justice & Human Rights for Africa

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

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African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Panel Discussion Marked Launch...

By Mohammed Subhan Hussain On 13th May 2017, during the 60th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commis...

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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 Law Association (British Branch) ...

On the 22nd and 23rd of September the British branch of the International Law Association will hold their annual conference in London. The theme of this year’s meeting is New International Order In ...

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Human Rights and Transitional Justice Cluster of the African Governance Architec...

By Mohammed Subhan Hussain The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) called a meeting of the Human Rights and Transiti...

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Parliament Adopts Bill to Help Burundian Society a...

On 9th August 2017 the lower chamber of Parliament in Burundi, the National Assembly, adopted the bill on the setting up of the National Observatory for the Prevention and Eradication of Genocide, War...

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African Court Jurisprudence: Wilfred Onyango Nganyi & 9 Others v United Rep...

By Harriet Page Periodically, ARC reviews the jurisprudence of the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights. In respect of Application No 006/2013...

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ICC Delivers Reparations Order for Destruction of Buildings in Timbuktu

On 17th August 2017, the International Criminal Court issued a Reparations Order to Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi (pictured), a Malian Islamist, who attacked...

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Challenges Facing the ICC

By Mohammed Subhan Hussain The case relating to the capture of al-Bashir as well as the potential withdrawal of South Africa from the International Cr...

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Social Media Content Used as Evidence in ICC Arrest Warrant

The ICC has issued its first arrest warrant based entirely on evidence collected from social media. The warrant was issued against Mahmoud Mustafa Bus...

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IBA Event: Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2017

Dear members of the War Crimes Committee, We hope you will be able to join us at the IBA Annual Conference in Sydney on 8-13 October 2017. We have an ...

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Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice

Colleen Rohan, member of 9 Bedford Row International and founding member of the International Criminal Law Bureau has just edited and produced a new b...

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