Public Appeal for Witnesses and Evidence of Human Rights Violations under the Coup Government of Thailand

The following press release from Amsterdam & Partners LLP was distributed to media today. LONDON, Jan. 9, 2015 – Amsterdam & Partners LLP announces a public appeal in Thailand for witnesses to come forward with evidence of human rights violations taking place under the current military coup government. This appeal for evidence relates to a […]

India’s Rare Earths Diplomacy

From an interesting article by Daniel McGroarty on RealClearWorld, it appears that India and China are once again at loggerheads over resources – this time the rare earth metals that India desperately needs as inputs in its growing defence industry. Russia, of course, is only too happy to step in. Some summits begin with a […]

Robert Amsterdam Launches Independent Campaign to Hold Thailand’s Coup Leaders Accountable

The following press release was circulated to media on January 2, 2015. LONDON – Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Partners LLP has announced the formation of a new independent campaign to hold Thai officials accountable in foreign jurisdictions. Among the objectives of the new movement are to bring criminal charges against the coup leadership and […]

Austria’s ‘State Defamation’ Against Stephan Templ

Not only have prosecutors deliberately and repeatedly misinformed the media regarding the details of the Stephan Templ case, but diplomatic staff including the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have also issued false statements distorting the court record.

How ‘Human Rights’ Became a Dirty Word

The term “human rights” has been hijacked and had its meaning twisted into something negative and sinister. It’s time for us to seize it back and redefine what human rights are, and why they still matter.

Amsterdam & Partners Takes on Holocaust Restitution Case in Austria

“For an Austrian court to convict and sentence to jail a Jewish citizen under these circumstances echoes back to a very dark period of history.”

Kim Dotcom, Glenn Greenwald, and Robert Amsterdam

The flyer for the upcoming event in New Zealand on 15 September featuring Kim Dotcom, Glenn Greenwald, and Robert Amsterdam:

Robert Amsterdam in Forbes: When Anti-Corruption Becomes Corrupted

Far too many lawyers believe that the only solution to an anti-corruption investigation is to negotiate a deferred prosecution agreement. But what kind of precedent does this set?

Robert Amsterdam on CNBC Squawk Box on Thailand

Last night Robert Amsterdam appeared on CNBC to discuss the recent political crisis in Thailand.

Robert Amsterdam’s Legal Team Honored with Global Pro Bono Dispute of 2013 by The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer magazine has honored Amsterdam & Partners LLP for his role in the Tadonki / UN case.