Katharine Fortin

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Katharine Fortin is a lecturer in human rights law and public international law at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht University

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R v TRA: Article 1 of the Convention Against Torture and the Public Official Requirement

  Last week’s decision of the UK Supreme Court in the R v TRA (Appellant) case provides an important confirmation that armed group members can be prosecuted under s134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988. The decision should be welcomed for providing authoritative guidance on how Article 1 of the UN Convention against Torture should be…

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