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Kherson: 4 torture sites according to Kiev

William JULIÉ discusses the possibility of prosecuting acts of torture committed in times of conflict that may constitute war crimes before Ukrainian or international jurisdictions, and also European courts on the basis of universal jurisdiction. ...

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10 million Ukrainians deprived of electricity

To the question of whether Russia's destruction of electrical infrastructures in Ukraine constitutes a war crime, William Julié recalls the need to distinguish between jus ad bellum and jus in bello. It is also essential to determine the civilian ...

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Volodymyr Zelensky says Russia committed “400 war crimes” in Kherson

Documentation of evidence of the commission of war crimes, including the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry that visited Ukraine, has begun in Ukraine, which makes it possible to provide precise figures and concrete evidence of the commission ...

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Lafarge: ” a new chapter is now beginning”

Lafarge pleaded guilty in the United States to financing terrorism in Syria, a way of closing the case as quickly as possible while admitting its own guilt, in exchange for the payment of a fine. This American proceeding could influence the ongoin...

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Lafarge’s US guilty plea to funding terrorism: Tactic to evade prosecution at home in French courts?

The guilty plea Lafarge negotiated in the US, admitting to funding terrorism in Syria, could prove to be a smart move for the French company as they could be able to invoke the ne bis in idem principle before the French courts where the company an...

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Imam Iquioussen on the run in Belgium?

William JULIÉ answers the legal questions that arose following the overturn of the suspension of the expulsion order against Imam Iquioussen. The S cards do not mean a daily surveillance of the person concerned, who does not lose his freedom to co...

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Comment on the interim injunction against the decision to expel Imam Hassan Iquioussen

William JULIÉ returns to the proportionality check carried out by the administrative court concerning the summary proceedings against the decision to expel Imam Hassan Iquioussen, as well as the criminal qualification of the statements made by the...

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Response to the decision of the administrative court against the expulsion of Imam Hassan Iquioussen

William JULIÉ discusses the appeal before the Conseil d'État in regards to the summary proceedings against the expulsion of Imam Hassan Iquioussen, before the hearing on the merits regarding the illegality of the measure. He also explains the lega...

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An explanation of the administrative court’s decision on the expulsion of Imam Hassan Iquioussen

William JULIÉ explains the decision taken by the administrative court following a proportionality check, the possibility of appeal and the criminal legal qualification of the facts committed by Imam Hassan Iquioussen.  

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Ukraine: criminal investigations after the bombings of the Olenivka

William JULIÉ explains the different methods of investigation and evidence gathering in order to establish potential convictions for the war crimes committed by Ukrainian and Russian soldiers during the conflict. He also presents the solutions of ...

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