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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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Two brothers from Guatemala taken from their mother lodge a complaint in France

On November 17th 2022, the lawfirm William Julié Avocats lodged a complaint for kidnapping of Javier and Lorenzo, victims of an illegal aodption network in France and Guatemala in the early 1980s.

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Lafarge’s US guilty plea to funding terrorism: Tactic to evade prosecution at home in Frenc...

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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Statement following the Russian legal service ban by the EU

The firm WJ Avocats denounces the Council of the EU's decision dated 6 October 2022 in the context of the war against Ukraine to forbid lawyers to provide legal advisory services to legal persons, entities or bodies established in Russia, in breac...

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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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War in Ukraine: preventing Russians from traveling to Europe, is it actually possible?

"William JULIE discusses the possibility for the EU to issue passports to Russians. The European code of visas does not provide for uniformity in the prohibition of visas, but the European sanctions policy could prohibit the issuance of visas to a...

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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 Iquio...

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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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. ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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...

Read more

Two brothers from Guatemala taken from their mother lodge a complaint in France

On November 17th 2022, the lawfirm William Julié Avocats lodged a complaint for kidnapping of Javier and Lorenzo, victims of an illegal aodption network in France and Guatemala in the early 1980s.

Read more

Lafarge’s US guilty plea to funding terrorism: Tactic to evade prosecution at home in Frenc...

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...

Read more

Statement following the Russian legal service ban by the EU

The firm WJ Avocats denounces the Council of the EU's decision dated 6 October 2022 in the context of the war against Ukraine to forbid lawyers to provide legal advisory services to legal persons, entities or bodies established in Russia, in breac...

Read more

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...

Read more

War in Ukraine: preventing Russians from traveling to Europe, is it actually possible?

"William JULIE discusses the possibility for the EU to issue passports to Russians. The European code of visas does not provide for uniformity in the prohibition of visas, but the European sanctions policy could prohibit the issuance of visas to a...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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

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.  

Read more