RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 3, 2020

Today in Russia: Russia suspends international flights evacuating its nationals back home. Russia’s widely-publicized shipment of masks and ventilators to aid New York may have violated US sanctions.

New Episode of Departures Podcast Featuring David Kilcullen

In these strange and uncertain times, most of us find ourselves in isolation, self-quarantine, or practicing social distancing by staying home for what appears to be quite an extended period of time. For many of us accustomed to working internationally, the COVID-19 layover has represented, well, an existential shift. But the good news is that […]

IPU to Investigate Tanzania’s Alleged Violations of Human Rights against Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu

The following press release was circulated to news media today. Multilateral body accepts application from the former MP, highlights concerns over alleged abuses and proposes that an IPU Committee delegation accompany him upon return to Tanzania LONDON, 10 February 2020 – An application brought by Tundu Lissu, a Tanzanian opposition leader who narrowly survived a […]

Former Prime Minister of Mongolia Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP to Defend against Politically Motivated Charges

The following press release was distributed to media today. LONDON, 22 January 2020 – Chimediin Saikhanbileg, who served as Prime Minister of the Government of Mongolia from 2014-2016, has retained Amsterdam & Partners LLP as international defence counsel in response to a series of fabricated criminal charges aimed at weakening democratic opposition in the country and seizing […]

South Sudan Must Deliver Full Justice in the Murder of Dr. Ding Col Dau Ding, says Robert Amsterdam

WASHINGTON DC, 18 November 2019 – For several years now the Government of South Sudan has abjectly failed in its duty under both local and international law to deliver justice in the case of the murder the British-born dual citizen Dr. Ding Col Dau Ding, says international lawyer Robert Amsterdam. Amsterdam, whose law firm Amsterdam […]

Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained by South Sudan Opposition Alliance

The following press release was distributed to media today: The Real Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (R-SPLM), the National Salvation Front (NAS) and the South Sudan United Front (SSUF) opposition movements in South Sudan have retained the international law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP following their refusal to be recognised by the Inter-Governmental Authority for […]