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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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“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

“S.O.S. Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION S.O.S. RULE OF LAW Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 13:30 – 15:00 ROOM XXIV, Palais des Nations Geneva Organized by the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL), the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT), the Siracusa Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva. Speakers Dr Gianni MAGAZZENI Chief

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Update on lessons of Chilcot

Update on lessons of Chilcot

On May 30, the Iraq War Family Campaign Group (IWFCG) issued an update on the campaign to hold government to account, started after the publication of the Report of the Chilcot Inquiry. Following the submissions filed in April by the IWFCG to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) entitled “Safeguards for proper Government decision making”, calling for stronger

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Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

Pablo de Greiff: major rethink needed for the prevention of mass atrocities

On 4 May UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice Pablo de Greiff, who was succeeded just days ago by Mr Fabian Salvioli, made some interesting remarks as he presented a report concerning transitional justice and conflict-prevention. “Prevention is not a form of crisis response. It goes much further than early warning efforts. Anything capable of triggering an early warning system

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Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

Report by the Italian Senate’s Special Commission on Human Rights

The Report of the Special Commission on Human Rights of the Italian Senate, presented on 4 April 2018, addresses the main issues related to Italy’s commitment to the inviolable human rights at the domestic and international levels. The Commission, created for the first time during the XIV Legislature, works in liaison with organizations that deal with fundamental human rights; it

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Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On 10 March 2018 the Global Committee for the Rule of Law "Marco Pannella" and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty joined a commemoration in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising of 1959 against the Chinese occupation. The demonstration started off with a march from Jardin des Anglais to Place des Nations, in front of

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