GD partner and Ambassador Rapp speak to Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council

GD partner and Ambassador Rapp speak to Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council - Mar 13 2018

12 March 2018 GD partner, Richard J Rogers, joined US Ambassador Steven Rapp (former US Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes) as panellists at a side event to the Human Rights Council’s 37th Regular Session. Rogers and Ambassador Rapp spoke to the Sri Lankan Government’s progress on transitional justice. Ambassador Rapp pointed out that: “When we look […]

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GD Partner meet Seychelles President to discuss TRC

GD Partner meet Seychelles President to discuss TRC - Feb 17 2018

GD partner, Richard J Rogers, is advising the Seychelles National Assembly Committee on Truth and Reconciliation Committee on the set and functioning of a Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (“TRC”). The cross party Committee is chaired by the leader of the opposition, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan, and is tasked with drafting a law to establish […]

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Legal Case Brought to Obtain Information from Facebook on Cambodian Regime Abuses—Hun Sen’s Government Accused of Abusing Facebook’s Platform to Mislead Electorate

Legal Case Brought to Obtain Information from Facebook on Cambodian Regime Abuses—Hun Sen’s Government Accused of Abusing Facebook’s Platform to Mislead Electorate - Feb 08 2018

PRESS RELEASE 8 February 2018 The founder of Cambodia’s leading opposition party, Sam Rainsy, has filed a legal case in U.S. federal court seeking information from Facebook related to alleged abuses committed by the ex-Khmer Rouge commander and current Cambodian Prime Minister, Mr Hun Sen.   Mr. Sam’s Petition seeks critical information in Facebook’s possession regarding […]

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GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti delivers training on documenting SGBV crimes in Rome

GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti delivers training on documenting SGBV crimes in Rome - Nov 10 2017

Global Diligence LLP partner Alexandre Prezanti delivered a training on documenting conflict-related sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) to European civil society organisations in Rome. The training was organised by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in response to reports of a large number of SGBV crimes in Libyan migrant camps. The training was […]

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Sri Lanka – MAP issues press release on enforced disappearances

Sri Lanka – MAP issues press release on enforced disappearances - Aug 29 2017

  Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel                                                                                                 PRESS RELEASE  […]

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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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European Court of Human Rights finds against Russia in the Beslan case

European Court of Human Rights finds against Russia in the Beslan case - Apr 13 2017

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russian authorities failed to take necessary action to prevent the terrorist siege of a primary school in Beslan in 2004, in which 330 people (mostly young children) perished. The Court has also found that Russia’s use of “powerful weapons such as tank cannon, grenade launchers and flame-throwers” […]

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Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity - Mar 28 2017

Global Diligence is looking for an intern to start ASAP for a period of 3 months (with a possibility of extending to 6 months). The successful candidate may work remotely from any location, and is expected to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Tasks will include legal/factual research, drafting and analysis on […]

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Publication of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Second Spot Report

Publication of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Second Spot Report - Feb 28 2017

Today the Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel (‘MAP’) issues its Second Spot Report. The international legal experts provide an independent assessment of the transitional justice efforts by the Sri Lankan Government, and recommendations going forward. The Second Spot Report coincides with the briefing of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, to the Human Rights Council […]

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GD Partner pens letter to the Guardian on Freedom of the Press in Cambodia

GD Partner pens letter to the Guardian on Freedom of the Press in Cambodia - Feb 28 2017

The Guardian has published GD partner Alexandre Prezanti’s letter on how the Government of Cambodia is using Donald Trump’s attack on the media to justify a crackdown on freedom of the press in the Kingdom. The letter is available online (here), and in print in the 28 February 2017 edition. The letter reads as follows: And […]

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