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Arab League should postpone action to establish a court of human rights

The ICJ and other rights groups today sent an open letter to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member States of the League of Arab States (LAS) urging them to defer action on the adoption of the draft Statute of the proposed Arab Court of Human Rights (the Arab Court).

September 2, 2014

The ICJ urges Chinese authorities to release lawyers

China must immediately release all lawyers detained for carrying out their professional functions or for exercising their human rights, the ICJ said in a letter today to President Xi Jinping.

September 1, 2014

Pakistan: government fails to provide facts, justice, and reparations to victims

The ICJ, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch urge Pakistan’s government to stop the deplorable practice of state agencies abducting hundreds of people throughout the country without providing information about their fate or whereabouts.

August 29, 2014

Nepal: end impunity for enforced disappearances

On the eve of the annual International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the ICJ once again calls on the Nepali authorities to provide justice to the hundreds of victims of enforced disappearances committed during the decade-long armed conflict.

August 29, 2014
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