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Complaint made to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers concerning human rights violations in connection with a prominent trial at the Vatican City State

As reported by the Associated Press and in a range of publications, Rodney Dixon KC, assisted by Sebastian Bates, has been instructed by Mr Raffaele Mincione in relation to a complaint to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence…

20/06/2024
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Complaint made to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers concerning human rights violations in connection with a prominent trial at the Vatican City State

Reply filed in the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Rodney Dixon KC, assisted by Sebastian Bates, has replied on behalf of the applicant in Akremi v Republic of Tunisia, a case currently pending before the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The written reply addresses factual and legal…

06/06/2024
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Expert Submission filed with FIFA regarding Saudi Arabia’s bid to host the 2034 World Cup

An expert submission has been filed with FIFA at its Headquarters in Zurich concerning FIFA’s obligations to scrutinise Saudi Arabia’s human rights record during its bid to host the 2034 World Cup in accordance with FIFA’s rules and policies. It…

22/05/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC provides Legal Opinion on human rights violations in prominent trial at the Vatican City State

As reported by the Associated Press, Rodney Dixon KC was instructed to give an Opinion on the compatibility with international human rights law of the first-instance criminal proceedings against Mr Raffaele Mincione in the Tribunal of the Vatican City State….

05/04/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC and Russell Hopkins in success for the President of Mozambique

The Court of Appeal (the Chancellor of the High Court, Underhill and Phillips LJJ) today handed down a unanimous judgment upholding the decision of Mr Justice Robin Knowles CBE that His Excellency President Nyusi, the sitting President of Mozambique, has…

29/02/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC and Russell Hopkins have appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of the President of Mozambique, President Nyusi.

The appeal is one of The Lawyer’s Top 10 appeals of 2024. The Privinvest group of companies had sought to join President Nyusi as a Part 20 defendant in the so-called Tuna Bonds litigation currently before the Commercial Court. In…

09/02/2024
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International Court of Justice (ICJ) rules on application for provisional measures

The ICJ has ruled on the application made by Armenia for provisional measures to be ordered in the proceedings concerning Armenia and Azerbaijan, in respect of recent events in the Garabagh region of Azerbaijan. The Government of Azerbaijan had provided…

29/11/2023
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Extradition requests from Kuwait refused

The first extradition requests from the Government of Kuwait under its treaty with the UK have been refused for one Requested Person, following protracted extradition proceedings at Westminster Magistrates Court. Rodney Dixon KC with Ben Keith (5 St Andrew’s Hill)…

17/11/2023
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Report on environmental damage of the Syrian war released ahead of COP28   

A report by Sir Howard Morrison KC, former Judge of the ICC, on the environmental damage caused by the Syrian war has been released, in light of President Bashar Al-Assad’s invitation to attend the COP28 summit at the end of…

08/11/2023
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Rodney Dixon KC and Kathryn Howarth file an Article 15 Communication with the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in relation to alleged Crimes against humanity in Tunisia

Rodney Dixon KC and Kathryn Howarth have filed an Article 15 Communication at the International Criminal Court, requesting that the Prosecutor open an investigation into alleged Crimes against humanity in Tunisia. Since what has been described as a “coup” by…

10/10/2023
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