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On 14 March 2016, international legal counsel for Khadija Ismayilova, Amal Clooney and 
On 15 March 2016, the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa ruled that the South African government had a duty to arrest President Omar al Bashir in terms of domestic and international law and that failure to arrest him was unlawful. Max du...
In a report submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council on 24 February 2016, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez, has concluded that Panama has failed to fulfil its...
The Supreme Court of Kenya this week heard submissions on the constitutionality of the mandatory death penalty. If favourable, its decision is likely to affect all prisoners currently on death row (over 2,000), and possibly thousands more whose...
Four businessmen who were arrested in the United Arab Emirates today face a secret trial in Abu Dhabi Supreme Federal Court.  
Kirsty Brimelow QC has written a comment piece for the Times regarding the Julian Assange case and how the person is overshadowing the key issues surrounding arbitrary detention.
Doughty Street International is delighted to welcome Paul Barker as a new member.
Amal Clooney, a barrister at Doughty Street International specialising in international law and human rights law, has joined Nani Jansen, Legal Director at the Media Legal Defence Initiative, as co-counsel representing Khadija Ismayilova before the...
Glenford Baptist, until recently the only remaining prisoner under sentence of death in Belize, was resentenced today to 25 years’ imprisonment. Mr Baptist was given a mandatory and unconstitutional sentence of death in 2001. He eventually filed a...
The International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute today in Budapest released a fact-finding report about threats to judicial independence and the rule of law in Hungary. 

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