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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. 
Chambers & Partners has listed three members of Doughty Street International as Notable Practitioners in the practice area International Criminal Law. The Chambers & Partners yearly guides rank the best law firms and lawyers, covering 185...
On 26 November, counsel for President Nasheed submitted to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office a list of individuals responsible for serious human rights violations in the Maldives.
Kirsty Brimelow QC takes part in Trust Women annual conference speaking in the Thomson Reuters film on “Women under extremist rule from Isis to Boko Haram”. Please see here to view the film.

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