Category: News


Newsweek: Trump-Russia Obsession a "Game of Thrones"

In an interview with Newsweek, Robert Amsterdam, a lawyer who represented Putin-critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky in a highly politicized fraud case on several occasions over the last decade, says there is…


Forbes: Amsterdam Comments on Trump-Russia Ties

President Donald Trump continues to take the slings and arrows for daring to call for a detente with the Russians, according to journalist Kenneth Rapoza writing in Forbes. They are…

02.19.2017 Charter schools need more oversight

Before stakeholders and public officials push toward further expansion of charter schools in New Jersey, they should take a breath, and pause long enough to look at the rise in…


Romania Will Be Held Accountable for Murder of Political Prisoner Dan Adamescu, Says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

BUCHAREST, 25 January 2017 – A German businessman jailed in Romania on politically motivated charges has passed away following severe medical mistreatment by the authorities. Dan Adamescu, an insurance magnate…


Chicago Sun-Times: Lawyers for Turkey call for probe of Chicago charter school

Lawyers for the government of Turkey filed a complaint Tuesday with the Chicago Public Schools’ inspector general against a local charter group and its taxpayer-funded school in Rogers Park. The…


Victim of Romanian Political Persecution Alexander Adamescu Retains Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The son of the well-known Romanian businessman Dan Adamescu has engaged the international lawyer Robert Amsterdam to fight back against the politically motivated persecution by the government of Romania. Alexander…


Republic of Turkey Retains Amsterdam & Partners LLP on Expanding Gulen Investigation into Africa and U.S. Charter Schools

The Republic of Turkey has retained international law firm Amsterdam & Partners LLP to conduct a global investigation into the activities of the organization led by the Turkish cleric Fethullah…


Amsterdam & Partners LLP Retained in Thai Human Rights Case

Amsterdam and Partners would like to announce with immediate effect that they have been retained on a pro-bono basis by Thai human rights’ activist, Phayaw Akkahad. In May 2010, during…


Globe and Mail: Group of Thais seek Canadian support to build government in exile

A small group of exiled Thais with close ties to that country’s ousted government is working to build a government in exile, and looking to a series of western countries,…


Bob Amsterdam joins Kim Dotcom, Glenn Greenwald, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden

Bob Amsterdam joins Kim Dotcom, Glenn Greenwald, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden