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Book review: The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed

“I have tasted the bitterness of injustice” Mahmood Mattan tells the imam who visits him in jail, as he awaits his execution for a crime we now know he did not commit.  Mattan, a Somali seaman who has settled in Cardiff’s Tiger Bay, has been fingered for the murder of Violet Volacki, a Jewish shopkeeper, Continue reading

Seasons greetings from ICLR

We wish all our friends in the legal world and beyond a very pleasant Christmas break, and a Happy New Year for 2022. This has been a difficult year for many, yet again, but we still hope for better to come. ICLR will be closed until 4 January 2021. Some support will be provided via Continue reading