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Schona Jolly to speak at BIICL 'Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa Region' event

Schona Jolly to speak at BIICL 'Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa Region' event
Cloisters' Schona Jolly , Vice Chair Bar Human Rights Committee, will speak at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) event entitled: Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa Region on Wednesday 13 July 2016 at Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London. Time:17.30 - 19.00. This event will...
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Sheryn Omeri considers the Chilcot Report and its implications for Blair and victims of war in Iraq

Sheryn Omeri considers the Chilcot Report and its implications for Blair and victims of war in Iraq
At 11am on 6 July 2016, the report of the 7-year-long Iraq Inquiry was released. The Inquiry Committee, with Sir John Chilcot at its helm, had been appointed to consider two specific questions namely: 1. whether it was right and necessary to invade Iraq in March 2003; 2. whether the UK could and should have been better prepared for what followed. I...
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Ahmad Al Faqi in International custody at the Hague

Ahmad Al Faqi in International custody at the Hague
At 8am on Saturday, 26 September 2015, Ahmad Al Faqi, one of the architects of the violence in Timbuktu, Mali in 2012 which saw the repression of the local population and the destruction of numerous ancient shrines, arrived at the International Criminal Court’s detention centre in the Hague after having been surrendered by the authorities in Niger....
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The recast Brussels regulation: to sue or not to be sued

The recast Brussels regulation:  to sue or not to be sued
Petter considers the recast Brussels regulation on jurisdiction  and the recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in an employment dispute, and provides useful guidance on the ambit of the regulation and the availability of an anti-suit injunction to enforce it...   To read the full article by Cloisters' Jacques Algazy QC ...
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UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation

UN reopens inquiry into Secretary General's death following Hammarskjöld Commission’s recommendation
The United Nations is to reopen an investigation into the death of UN Secretary General following recommendations made by a commission chaired by Cloisters’ Sir Stephen Sedley. Dag Hammarskjöld was on a mission in 1961 aimed at brokering a ceasefire between the Congolese government and rebels when his plane crashed in Zambia. The 196...
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