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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Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, addresses the Parliament of Ukraine on the International Criminal Court

Global Diligence LLP partner, Alexandre Prezanti, addresses the Parliament of Ukraine on the International Criminal Court - Apr 22 2015

On 21 April 2015, a special session was held by the Committee on Human Rights, National Minorities and International Relations of the Parliament of Ukraine (the Verkhovna Rada) on whether Ukraine should recognise the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). On 4 February 2015, the Parliament of Ukraine voted in favour of submitting a […]

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Richard Rogers of Global Diligence LLP files an Article 15 Communication at the International Criminal Court

Richard Rogers of Global Diligence LLP files an Article 15 Communication at the International Criminal Court - Oct 07 2014

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Global Diligence LLP Joint press release Cambodia: ICC preliminary examination requested into crimes stemming from mass land grabbing The Hague, 7 October 2014 – A communication filed at the International Criminal Court (ICC) today alleges that widespread and systematic land grabbing conducted by the Cambodian ruling elite for […]

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Technology companies: are they complicit in torture by selling surveillance to repressive regimes?

Technology companies: are they complicit in torture by selling surveillance to repressive regimes? - Apr 30 2014

Over the past few years, surveillance technology sold to repressive regimes has allegedly contributed directly to human rights abuses. The Arab Spring and the release of former regime documents has lifted the lid on both the abuses and the industry, fuelling accusations that IT companies are complicit in human rights abuses. In April 2014, French […]

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Two weeks in SE Asia: Global Diligence LLP partners travel back to Phnom Penh, Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw

Two weeks in SE Asia: Global Diligence LLP partners travel back to Phnom Penh, Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw - Mar 09 2014

All three Global Diligence Partners will be in South East Asia over the coming two weeks for client meetings and business development. Alex is working on a transitional justice project with Queen’s University Belfast, centred on the role of lawyers in six different conflict-affected societies. Joining Professor Kieran McEvoy and Dr Louise Mallinder, Alex has […]

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January 2014 – Cambodia: Global Diligence lawyers engaged to conduct investigation into fatal shootings and other possible international crimes

January 2014 – Cambodia: Global Diligence lawyers engaged to conduct investigation into fatal shootings and other possible international crimes - Jan 24 2014

On behalf of Cambodian victims, the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) has engaged Global Diligence LLP partner, Richard J Rogers, to investigate the alleged crimes committed against civilians by Cambodian State security forces, including the recent fatal shootings of demonstrators by Military Police in Phnom Penh. As reported in the Cambodia Daily (“Lawyer to […]

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