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DNA-based evidence should be court-admissible throughout the world

DNA-based evidence should be court-admissible throughout the world
Bert Segier

Bert Segier

Policy Researcher at Politheor: European Policy Network
Bert R.G. Segier holds a Master degree in History and a Minor degree in Political Science. Professionally, Bert worked as a Political Adviser to a member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives in Brussels, as a Head of Cabinet of a Regional Government in Bruges and as a Communications Officer at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) in Stockholm. After a brief experience at the Consulate-General of Belgium in London, he took the opportunity to work for the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), The Hague, initially as Consultant and currently as Projects Officer. Bert has been politically active on different levels. He focuses on international affairs, human rights and the rule of law. He enjoys history and moral philosophy. Bert is a correspondent for the Belgian-American newspaper the Gazette van Detroit and strongly supports the work of the NGO Eyes for the World. Twitter: @bgravitas; LinkedIn:
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On 17 February 2016, three men were convicted by a South African court of killing a mother-of-three 17 years earlier. Judgement in this cold case followed a four-year investigation and a two-year legal battle. The judge accepted the combined evidence of three eyewitnesses, handwriting analysis provided by the police and a DNA investigation, which was […]

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