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NOTICE: IFDHR has now been rebranded as the Guernica Centre for International Justice (GCIJ)

From 1 April 2017 the IFDHR website will be officially replaced by The Guernica Centre for Int

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IFDHR Relaunching as the Guernica Centre for International Justice (GCIJ)

Pleased to announce that the International Forum for Democracy and Human Rights (IFDHR) is relaunc

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Press Release: Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers & G37 Despacho Internacional File a Criminal Complaint against Members of the Syrian Security Forces

Guernica 37 – International Justice Chambers and its partner in Madrid G37 – Despacho Internacio

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Paz y Justicia para Siria

El pasado 29 de diciembre, apenas días después de la caída de la ciudad de Aleppo, bastión r

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Open Letter to the President of the UN Security Council and Member Countries of the Council to End the Human Crisis of the Rohingyas in Myanmar

Dear President and Members of the Security Council, As you are aware, a human tragedy amoun

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The United Nations, Israel, and International Law

The American author, Philip Kindred Dick, explored many themes in his works, including monopolistic

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Never Again: A Prayer, A Promise, A Vow

The words ‘never again’ have lost all meaning. The holocaust survivor, author, political a

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Interview: Toby Cadman Discusses Evidence of War Crimes in Syria

Connie Agius spoke to Toby Cadman, co-founder of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers, who

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Merry Christmas from the Guernica 37 Team

The past year has been tumultuous, full of far reaching challenges in all four corners of the Glo

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Enforced Disappearance In Bangladesh And The Lack Of Accountability

The occurrence of enforced disappearance is nothing novel to mankind, whether committed in tim

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Interview: Is the International Criminal Court Losing Its Grip?

Interview: Is the International Criminal Court Losing Its Grip? The ICC has been part of the in

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The Ingredients Of Politics

Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, is credited with the quote: “The essential

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World Extreme Medicine Conference

Guernica 37 Co-founder Toby Cadman spoke at the WEM Conference in Edinburgh on 18 November 2016 on a

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Leaving The International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, and the manner in which it is perceived t

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Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers

Guernica 37 was co-founded by Toby Cadman and Almudena Bernabeu.  It is operates from Chambers

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Sunset In The Black Hole

Originally published on Huffington Post Mahmoud Abu Zeid, more commonly known as ‘Shawkan’, w

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Justice at the Gallows: The Regulation of Trials in absentia in the International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh

On 8 June 2016 the International Bar Association and the The Hague Institute for Global Justice held

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Numbers Behind the Policy of Oppression in Bangladesh

A Question of Numbers It is often claimed that in our current society, over-stimulated by bad news

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The Commonwealth Principles

It is perhaps with unrivalled irony that when considering the principles and values of the Commonwea

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‘It’s Your Turn, Doctor’: Medics Under Fire in Syria

The following was originally published on Huffington Post here. Toby Cadman is a member of 9 Bed

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Universal Jurisdiction and the Americanization of International Law: A Flawed Argument

In 1648 the Treaty of Westphalia put and end to the ‘Thirty Years’ War and to the long-lasting

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ICC Must Look into Egypt’s Role in Gaza Atrocities

A state’s commitment to the rule of law and principles of democracy are measured by its commit

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International Legal Experts Express Concern Over the Lack of an Appropriate Accountability Mechanism in Bangladesh and Calls on the United Nations to Support an Internationally Supervised Mechanism

In recognising the inherent need for accountability, and in recognising the demands of the Bangl

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Protecting National Interests under the Guise of Human Rights and Democracy

The protection of fundamental rights and the promotion of democratic principles is a duty on all

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Secularism, Freedom of Expression and Radicalisation: The Killing of Bloggers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh became a Nation-State in 1971, having achieved its full independence from Pakistan. The y

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Diplomatic Discourse in Dhaka

Slavery was officially ended in the U.S. on 6 December 1865, that being the date the 13th Amendm

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Amicus Curiae Brief Calls for the Reduction of PFC Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Toby Cadman, Barrister at the Chambers of Anthony Berry QC, at 9 Bedford Rown London, and founde

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Statement following ICC Decision not to open a Preliminary Inquiry into the Situation in Bangladesh

On 26 May 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) communicated that it had declined, at thi

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ICC must look into Egypt’s role in Gaza atrocities

Egypt cannot be allowed to act with complete impunity, under the thinly veiled guise of the fight ag

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African Leaders and the Bias of International Justice

The International Criminal Court must change before it is a serious and respected instrument of glob

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AOHR and IFDHR President Toby Cadman Calls upon the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate the flooding of the border between Gaza and Egypt and the closure of the Rafah crossing by Egyptian authorities

Arab Organisation for Human Rights In the UK (AOHR UK) on Monday 25/01/2016 submitted two commun

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A Cloud of Despondency

Originally published by Huffington Post By Toby M. Cadman and Carl Buckley On 5 February 201

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The Independent Commission of Inquiry on Gaza Concludes that Israel Engaged in Conduct Constitutive of War Crimes

Statement issued on 24 June 2015 by Toby Cadman On 22 June 2014, the United Nations Independent Co

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Religious War in Central African Republic: Religious Intolerance and Violence Continue to Rage on in the Central African Republic

Al Jazeera In-Depth Opinion by Toby Cadman full link click here History is littered with the cor

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No More A Place for An Ivory Tower – Did former Maldives Leader Receive a Fair Trial?

In such a politically charged case, media reporting can take a sensationalist and selective approach

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Press Conference to Highlight the on-going Extra-judicial Killing of Civilians in Egypt

  Calling Notice: Press Conference Press Conference to highlight the on-going extra-judic

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Assad Plays America the Fool… Again

Assad's regime is just as bad as ISIS. by Aaron Y. Zelin & Oula Abdulhamid Alrifai March 21, 2

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Statement on the Conviction and Sentence of ATM Azharul Islam

Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, ATM Azharul Islam, was today convicted of

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Alice in Wonderland

The Judge, The Professor, The Prosecutor and the Minister Note: the contents of this article draw

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9BRi Counsel Eeva Heikkila Prevents Chechen Deportation to Russian Federation

A client of Eeva Heikkila was released from a deportation terminal last night. He was detained and d

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