Berlin

Universal Jurisdiction in Spain

talk

25.11.2009, 00:00 Uhr

On 25 November 2009, Spanish criminal lawyer Gonzalo Boyé spoke at the ECCHR offices about the human rights cases currently pending in Spanish courts. Wolfgang Kaleck reviewed the German and French Rumsfeld Cases (2004-2007). Gonzalo Boyé then discussed the two cases that he supervises as a lawyer; the case concerning the targeted killings of Salah Sheheda/Gaza, and the torture case against US-American jurists in connection with Guantánamo Bay. The subsequent discussion is centered on the new Spanish amendment bill regarding cases of universal jurisdiction and, more importantly, whether the current proceedings would be affected by this latest reform.

Berlin

Deadly dam collapse in Brazil: Are German companies responsible?

discussion

22.10.2019, 19:00 Uhr

Tagungswerk
Lindenstraße 85, 10969 Berlin

In January 2019, a dam burst at an iron ore mine near Brumadinho, Brazil, killing more than 270 people. The toxic sludge polluted large sections of the Paraopeba River, poisoning thousands of people's...

Berlin

Colonial Repercussions V: The Case of Namibia

Symposium

29.11.2019, 14:00 Uhr

Akademie der Künste (AdK)

The issue of (post-)colonial injustice is more present than ever before in German and European legal and cultural policy debates. Still, this development towards addressing the past has not had much...

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