Jul 10th, 2012
Alexander MEZYAEV A new International crime tribunal with an abstruse name – International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (MomUT), started to function since July 2. It took on the functions of International Tribunal for Rwanda. In July next year it will replace the International Crim...
May 4th, 2012
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, May 4, 2012– The Principal Defender has appointed Morris Anyah, an experienced international appeals lawyer, as Assigned Appeals Counsel to conduct the appeal of convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor. Mr. Anyah has served as co-counsel on the Taylor Defence ...
Mar 3rd, 2012
Alexander MEZYAEV Nine years have passed on February 25 since the day the leader of Serbian Radical Party Vojislav Seselj, a professor of Belgrade University law faculty, came to the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia of his own will to disclaim charges of committing international crime...
In Central Africa
Jan 4th, 2011
New proposals to pursue those who benefit from the illegal exploitation of minerals have been broadly welcomed by activists – although some argue this would impoverish communities dependent on the trade. Under new measures put forward by lawyers and human rights activists, companies who profit ...