Global Diligence Partner – Alexandre Prezanti – speaks at an International Parliamentarian Roundtable hosted by the Parliament of Ukraine

Global Diligence Partner – Alexandre Prezanti – speaks at an International Parliamentarian Roundtable hosted by the Parliament of Ukraine - Jul 14 2016

On 13 July 2016, GD Partner Alexandre Prezanti took part in an International Parliamentarian Roundtable hosted by the Parliament of Ukraine. The focus of the roundtable was the implementation of international humanitarian law and the provisions of the International Criminal Court Statute into the law of Ukraine. The Roundtable included members of Parliament of Ukraine, […]

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MAP PRESENTATION AT UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

MAP PRESENTATION AT UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL - Jul 11 2016

On 22 June 2016, during the thirty-second regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, legal experts Geoffrey Robertson QC and US lawyer Heather Ryan from the Monitoring Accountability Panel (“MAP”) chaired the panel discussion “Is Sri Lanka living up to its commitment to the UN HRC?”. The MAP, on which two Global Diligence partners […]

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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 Partner engaged by President of Burundian opposition political party to challenge OFAC sanctions

GD Partner engaged by President of Burundian opposition political party to challenge OFAC sanctions - May 20 2016

Mr Alexis Sinduhije, President of Burundi’s Movement for Solidarity and Democracy party (MSD), has engaged Richard J Rogers to apply to be delisted from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons List. By way of background, prior to his involvement in Burundian politics, Mr Sinduhije was an accomplished […]

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ICC Cambodia – GD partner invites ICC to consider European Parliament Resolution

ICC Cambodia – GD partner invites ICC to consider European Parliament Resolution - Dec 01 2015

On 26 November 2015, the European Parliament passed a Resolution “on the political situation in Cambodia (2015/2969(RSP).” This Resolution outlines recent human rights violations in Cambodia and provides further support for the Communication filed by Richard J Rogers to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. The Communication, filed on 7 October 2014, notified the […]

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SRI LANKA – GLOBAL DILIGENCE PARTNERS NOMINATED TO SIT ON EXPERT TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE PANEL

SRI LANKA – GLOBAL DILIGENCE PARTNERS NOMINATED TO SIT ON EXPERT TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE PANEL - Nov 20 2015

PRESS RELEASE 19 November 2015 SRI LANKA – Expert Panel Nominated to Monitor Transitional Justice Mechanisms from Victims’ Perspective The Transitional Government of Tamil Eelam (“TGTE”) has nominated a panel of five legal experts to monitor the design and implementation of the transitional justice mechanisms in Sri Lanka, including the judicial measures to investigate and […]

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Global Diligence LLP submits representations to the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber on behalf of victims of the 2008 war in Georgia

Global Diligence LLP submits representations to the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber on behalf of victims of the 2008 war in Georgia - Oct 30 2015

On 13 October 2015 the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor requested authorisation from the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber to initiate an investigation into the alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the armed conflict in Georgia in 2008. According to Article 15(3) of the ICC Statute, the Prosecutor’s request triggers an automatic right for […]

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Global Diligence LLP and the International Partnership for Human Rights submit a joint Article 15 Communication on Ukraine to the International Criminal Court

Global Diligence LLP and the International Partnership for Human Rights submit a joint Article 15 Communication on Ukraine to the International Criminal Court - Oct 23 2015

On 23 October 2015, Global Diligence LLP and the International Partnership for Human Rights submitted a joint Article 15 Communication on international crimes committed as part of the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor. The Communication is a result of a year-long field investigation conducted by IPHR in the conflict-affected […]

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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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