BHRC and UK Chambers release an open letter to Mr. José Antonio Griñán regarding recent reform to universal jurisdiction in Spain

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The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (‘BHRC’), Garden Court International, Garden Court Chambers (‘GCI’), Red Lion Chambers (‘RLC’) and Doughty Street Chambers International Criminal Law Team (‘DSC’) release today, 21 March 2014, an Open Letter to Mr. José Antonio Griñán, Chairman of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, regarding the recent reform to Universal Jurisdiction in Spain.

In the letter, the BHRC, GCI, RLC and DSC express their deepest concern over the reform, which will drastically limit the jurisdiction of Spanish courts in respect of international crimes. 

Access Public Letter here (English version)

Access Public Letter here (Spanish version) 

Discussion of the letter at Garden Court Chambers

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