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The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal’s failed mission

In 2003 the international community helped the Cambodian government to establish a special tribunal – with the participation of the United Nations – to prosecute the most important Khmer Rouge leaders. The name given to the institution was the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). Prosecuting those responsible for the mass killings perpetrated under the Khmer Rouge regime

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Norman Baker’s take on the Reciprocal Access To Tibet Act

Norman Baker’s take on the Reciprocal Access To Tibet Act

As both the President of Tibet Society, the world’s oldest pro-Tibet group, and a Honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, I am delighted to see the progress being made to demand reciprocity from the Chinese government in terms of access to Tibet. On 25 September, the United States House of Representatives passed the

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NRPTT and GCRL invoke article 29 of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreement for a democratic Cambodia

NRPTT and GCRL invoke article 29 of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreement for a democratic Cambodia

On Wednesday, September 26th, at the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) member Makarar Thhai took the floor during the debate with Special Rapporteur for Cambodia, prof. Rhona Smith. Thhai, who is also a member of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was accompanied by GCRL Secretary General Matteo Angioli.

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Memorial ceremony dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni

Memorial ceremony dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni

On 23 September, in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, the Syracuse International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights held in their headquarters the memorial service dedicated to Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, who passed away on 25 September 2017. Founder and historical president of the Institute, in November 2016 Professor Bassiouni also became President

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Speech by Amb. Giulio Terzi on justice in Italy

Speech by Amb. Giulio Terzi on justice in Italy

On 5 September Amb. Giulio Terzi, President of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) took the floor at the meeting “We can’t wait for justice to take its course! Reform the justice system now” organized in Rome by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT). Speakers included Giovanni Maria Flick President emeritus of the Constitutional

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Appeal for the release of Kem Sokha

Appeal for the release of Kem Sokha

On August 30th, a Cambodian court extended for six months the pre-trial detention of Kem Sokha, President of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) and member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) like Sam Rainsy and the entire parliamentary opposition of the south-east asian country. The CNRP was outlawed on November 16, 2017 with a politically motivated ruling

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Die Zeit: Germany “on the verge of surveillance State”

Die Zeit: Germany “on the verge of surveillance State”

The online edition of Die Zeit of August 20th, 2018, reveals how certain legislative measures, created for the fight against terrorism, are making their way into ordinary legislation, without adequately informing citizens and with the use of increasingly advanced technological tools. A situation which reminds of the integration of emergency measures in ordinary legislation in France, and very much in

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