GD Partner A. Prezanti submits ICC Communication on Sexual Crimes in Eastern Ukraine

GD Partner A. Prezanti submits ICC Communication on Sexual Crimes in Eastern Ukraine - Sep 26 2018

On 25 September 2018, Global Diligence LLP partner – Alexandre Prezanti – submitted an Article 15 Communication (complaint) to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) alleging sexual crimes perpetrated in the context of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. The Communication identifies 23 places of detention controlled by separatist armed groups for which […]

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GD Partner Prezanti and FIDH deliver training on documenting SGBV in Ukraine

GD Partner Prezanti and FIDH deliver training on documenting SGBV in Ukraine - Jun 16 2017

Global Diligence LLP partner Alexandre Prezanti together with colleagues from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) deliver a two-day training on documenting conflict-related sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) to Ukrainian civil society organisations. According to the UNHCR definition, SGBV refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based […]

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GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti authors new human rights investigations and litigation manual for francophone Africa

GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti authors new human rights investigations and litigation manual for francophone Africa - Dec 13 2016

GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti has authored a human rights investigations and litigation manual focused on francophone Africa. The manual, entitled ‘Guide Pratique: Documenter les graves violations des droits humains et accompagner les victims dans leur quête de justice’ (Documenting serious human rights violations and supporting victims in their quest for justice: A Practical Guide), was […]

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Global Diligence’s ICC Cambodia case – front page of the New York Times

Global Diligence’s ICC Cambodia case – front page of the New York Times - Nov 22 2016

Thierry Cruvellier’s op-ed for the New York Times – “The ICC, Out of Africa” – made it to the front page of the print edition (no easy task on the day before the US election). The article details the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) struggle to gain legitimacy and to build trust, particularly amongst some Africa […]

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Land grabbers may end up in The Hague: Global Diligence welcomes the ICC Prosecutor’s new case selection policy

Land grabbers may end up in The Hague: Global Diligence welcomes the ICC Prosecutor’s new case selection policy - Sep 15 2016

Today the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court signalled that she will no longer stand by as kleptocratic dictatorships and businesses commit mass human rights violations in the name of profit. For the first time in history, an international criminal court will prioritise crimes within its jurisdiction that are committed by means of or result […]

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GD and RJI seek to extend the temporal scope of the ICC investigation in Georgia

GD and RJI seek to extend the temporal scope of the ICC investigation in Georgia - Jul 04 2016

On 1 July 2016, Global Diligence LLP and the Russian Justice Initiative submitted a joint request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, seeking an extension of the temporal scope of her investigation into the Situation in Georgia. GD and RJI argue that the investigation, authorised by ICC judges on 27 January 2016, should be extended […]

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GD submits briefing paper on Sri Lanka to UN Human Rights Committee

GD submits briefing paper on Sri Lanka to UN Human Rights Committee - Oct 02 2015

Partner Richard J Rogers was engaged by the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) to provide expert advice on the crimes committed in Sri Lanka towards the end of the civil war, in 2009. GD drafted a report (“Resource Material”) on the accountability mechanisms required to address effectively those crimes. The report was distributed by […]

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GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti presents his findings on international crimes in Eastern Ukraine

GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti presents his findings on international crimes in Eastern Ukraine - Sep 28 2015

On 24 September 2015, Global Diligence Partner, Alexandre Prezanti, presented a report of his findings on war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated as part of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Mr Prezanti was retained by the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) as an independent legal expert to analyse evidence collected in the conflict-affected […]

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Global Diligence partner testifies before US Congress Foreign Affairs Committee

Global Diligence partner testifies before US Congress Foreign Affairs Committee - Aug 26 2015

On 21 August 2015, Global Diligence partner, Richard J Rogers, testified before the US House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sub-Committee on Asia and Pacific. Rogers was one of six experts who provided evidence at a hearing on ‘Property Rights and Development in South East Asia.’ Five US Congressmen attended the hearing, including Chairman Ed Royce – […]

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Cambodia Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations: a new setback for democracy and international justice as a last resort

Cambodia Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations: a new setback for democracy and international justice as a last resort - Jul 28 2015

On 26 July 2015, the Cambodian Parliament passed the severely detrimental Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations (“LANGO”) to the action of civil society and Human rights defenders in violation of the right to freedom of association. Josie Cohen from Global Witness explains that the LANGO enables the ruling Cambodian People’s Party to expand its […]

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