Human Rights

Lech Walesa joins line up of keynote speakers at IBA’s Paris annual conference

Headline speakers also include former OpenAI director Zack Kass and Meta oversight board co-chair Helle Thorning Schmidt

Hundreds of lawyers from top US and UK law firms sign statement condemning ‘mass terror’ in Israel

Leading lawyers from AmLaw 100, UK and other firms call on fellow professionals worldwide to sign statement

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IBA joins lawyers, law firms and other professional bodies in condemning ‘heinous’ attacks on Israel

International lawyers’ group echoes ABA in calling on Israel to adhere to international legal standards in its response

UK ethics institute sets up taskforce examining legal profession’s work for oligarchs and kleptocrats

City law firms are facing scrutiny for their relationships with such individuals in non-criminal matters

IBA Human Rights Institute condemns Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act

Leading human rights body joins US president and others in criticising harsh new law that could see people face death penalty for consensual same-sex acts

Beijing overrules Hong Kong courts to allow authorities to bar British barristers from security law trials

Controversial ruling undermines integrity of Hong Kong’s legal system, critics claim

‘Our Nuremburg moment’: international legal community pledges continued support for Ukraine at IBA conference in Miami

Offer of support made at packed conference event hosted by the Ukrainian Bar Association that called for Special Tribunal to prosecute Russian war crimes

DIFC Courts in spotlight as Irish judges resign under pressure from human rights campaigners

Top Irish politician said judges were being deliberately used to legitimise regime

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Quinn Emanuel files $80bn damages claim for Ukraine over Russian invasion

US disputes specialist teams up with Ukrainian firm and UK barristers to launch Strasbourg proceedings

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