Jens Dieckmann, German Lawyer and Associate Member of 9 Bedford Row International, has been appointed to the Expert Commission on Asylum by the Federal Board of Amnesty International Germany. Due to § 5 Rules of Procedure and § 8 (7) of the board’s Working Framework, an Expert Commission on Asylum may offer assistance and advice in all Asylum and Refugee Law matters.

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Si è spento il 5 giugno 2018 a Girona l’Avvocato Luis del Castillo Aragón, già Presidente dell’ICB-BPI dal 2010 al 2014 e Presidente Emerito del Consiglio dell’International Criminal Bar- Barreau Penal International.

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Statement: 31/03/2017

I am deeply concerned by the numerous reports over the past several months of serious acts of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), particularly in the Kasaï provinces. There have been reports of violent clashes between local militia and Congolese forces, a large number of killings of both civilians and non-civilians, kidnappings and summary executions, including of United Nations experts on mission and their support staff. Such acts could constitute crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

From the @BPI-ICB CAPI we join Human Rights Watch another great campaign in favour of women and their rights.

In human rights news around the world today: 14,000 women in Saudi Arabia are challenging the country's arcane male guardianship laws; Human Rights Watch also launches new #FreeThem campaign to highlight the unjustly jailed.

14,000 Saudi women filed a petition asking Saudi Arabia's government to end its abusive male guardianship system. Under the system, women must get permission to travel abroad, and often need permission to work or study. The issue gained international traction after animated videos highlighting the plight of Saudi women went viral in July. It's time the Saudi government listened and ended this degrading practice.






Elderly Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been found fit to hear a judgment in the second trial against them, in which they stand accused of multiple crimes against humanity, including genocide.

Chea, the regime’s “Brother Number Two”, and Samphan, its head of state, have already been found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Tel Aviv, Israel (CNN)Shimon Peres, the Israeli elder statesman who shared a Nobel Prize for forging a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, has died. He served as a constant force for generations in Israeli politics.


The 93-year-old died after suffering a massive stroke two weeks ago. He was reported to be making progress but doctors said he took a turn for the worse Tuesday.

In top leadership roles over the decades -- including Prime Minister and President -- the Labor Party veteran became a face of the Jewish State, instantly recognized and well-respected in Israel and across the globe.

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El CAPI desea informarles del anuncio oficial del Master en Justicia Penal Internacional creado en colaboración con la Universidad Rovira i Virgili

4ª Reunión Internacional de la Oficina de la Defensa

25 y 26 Noviembre 2016 Londres, Inglaterra



Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Dear Madam, Sir,

The Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon thank you again for your participation in the Fourth International Meetings of Defence Offices which were held in London, on 25th and 26th of November 2016.

Please find attached the Summary report of the Meetings in French, English and Arabic. 

You will also find attached the questionnaire on Defence Investigations, which we thank you for completing in the language of your choice, and sending back to us, if you have not already done so. As Johann said during the Meetings,your answers will be very useful in that they will illustrate the Guide to Investigations with concrete examples from you experience.

Thank you again for your participation and we hope to see you again in Nuremberg for the Fifth Meetings in 2017.

Kind regards,