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The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe has ruled that life sentences without the possibility of parole are cruel and inhuman punishment and a violation of human dignity (Obediah Makoni v Commissioner of Prisons & Anr, CCZ 8/16).
On the 1st of September 2016, Doughty Street International moved to a new office in the centre of The Hague. The office is located in the Bertha von Suttner Building on Laan van Meerdervoort 70 where many international NGOs and organisations are...
Yesterday, the 7th of September 2016, the Doughty Street Chambers International Arbitration Forum on Arbitration and Crime took place. Geoffrey Robertson QC and Edward Fitzgerald QC, joint heads of Doughty Street Chambers, moderated two panels of...
In December 2014, the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights handed down its first freedom of expression judgment, finding that Burkinabé journalist Lohé Issa Konaté had been wrongfully imprisoned and fined for charges of criminal defamation.
In September 2016, Emilie Gonin will be delivering training in the field of investment treaty arbitration to African lawyers in London and Tanzania. 
Last month, Emilie Gonin spoke at the seminar on “International Arbitration in India: Changes & Challenges” organised by the Indian Council of Arbitration in New Delhi. Introductory remarks were made by Justice SS Nijjar, a former judge of the...
Following the tragic passing of John Jones QC, Doughty Street Chambers is proud to confirm its continued support and representation of the OvaHerero and Nama tribes of Namibia against the German Republic.
Kirsty Brimelow QC speaks of practising in International Law on BBC Radio 5’s Raising the Bar, with
Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been detained in Guantánamo for 14 years and never been charged with any crime. Now the author of ‘Guantánamo Diary’ has been cleared for release by the Periodic Review Board who determined he poses no significant threat to...

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